Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.



New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Join us for meditation at our new center!

6727 Flanders Drive, STE 102
San Diego, CA 92121
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Featured Programs

Flash Mob at the Beach to Make a Shambhala Day Video

January 25th

Join us for a Shambhala Flash Mob at the Beach to make a 4-second video that we'll send as part of the Shambhala Day video roll call. We'll follow the video shoot with an outing to Bull Taco. Continue »

Mamo Chants

February 8th—February 17th

As the Year of the Wood Horse comes to a close, all practitioners are invited to participate in the Mamo recitation practice. Continue »

Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Cynthia MacKay

February 27th—March 1st

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. Continue »

Milarepa Day

March 7th

EVERYONE IS WELCOME to join in the annual all-day reading of the beautiful songs of realization (dohas) of the Kagyu lineage, found in The Rain of Wisdom. Continue »

Outrageous and Inscrutable

with Marcy Fink & Ruth Wallen

March 13th—March 15th

These fruitional dignities refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior. Continue »