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

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 »

Community Meeting

February 15th

A celebration of the New Year for those unable to attend Shambhala day, including practice calendars, new member pins, acknowledgement of volunteer service, Finance report, and open floor for discussion. Continue »

Shambhala Day

February 19th

Save the Date: Shambhala Day is coming! More details to follow. 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 »