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 →

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 →

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Featured Programs

The Science of Meditation

August 28th—November 27th

This series presents cutting edge research on meditation and its transformative energy on our daily lives. The teachings are suitable to both those new to meditation and those who have practiced for years. Attend all or any of the talks. (Free) Continue »

Level 3: Warrior in the World

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

September 9th—September 10th

This program is the third in the Shambhala Training - Heart of Warriorship programs, which introduce meditation and provide teachings that cultivate genuineness, confidence, humor, and dignity in daily life. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana & Community Potluck

September 10th—December 10th

This hour long practice of chanting and meditation is simple and quite powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness. The Sakyong composed this practice to deepen our personal and social connection with basic goodness. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

September 11th—November 6th

People new to meditation as well as more experienced practitioners who wish to refresh their technique will receive instruction in a relaxed, uplifted atmosphere. Encourage your family, friends or others curious about meditation to attend. Continue »