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

Kalapa Ikebana 4 Session Summer Series

with Donna West

June 4th—July 23rd

The basic purpose of ikebana is opening to and expressing the sacredness, natural harmony and order of the world. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with William Barry

June 11th—June 25th

This program is part of a series of interactive workshops where we train in meditation, using inquiry, dialogue, and contemplative arts to uncover the confidence we were born with. Continue »

Pema Chodron Video Series

June 27th

Join us on the fourth Monday night of each month for a Pema Chodron video. Currently, we are watching "Practicing Peace in Times of War". No registration or prerequisites required. All are welcome. Continue »

An Evening of Practice - The Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 3rd—December 29th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a practice text composed by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of Shambhala. This practice is meant for our particular time as a means of overcoming the obstacles of spiritual materialism in our practice. Continue »

Dharma Study Group

with Eric Jinpa Heinz

July 9th

A monthly discussion group on a variety of dharma subjects. The current discussion is on the Lojong, the Seven Points of training the mind. No registration or prerequisites required. All are welcome. Continue »