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 →

Sunday Morning Volunteers

Sign up to be a tea host, timekeeper or gatekeeper for Sunday sitting. We always need volunteers to keep Sunday sitting running smoothly!

Featured Programs

Family Sundays

March 18th—June 17th

Activities for children will be provided on the third Sunday of each month from 10:00 – 11:00 am, offering parents the opportunity to participate in group meditation practice and the whole family to enjoy tea and refreshments afterward. Continue »

Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior Book Discussion

March 18th—April 15th

Join us in reading “Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior”. We will meet on Sundays at the Shambhala Center after tea (11:30am to 12:30). Continue »

Listening And Speaking From The Heart: Special Workshop With Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche And Rev. Angel Kyudo Williams

March 25th

Please join us for this special day-long workshop and panel with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Rev. angel Kyudo williams and other special guests in Pasadena. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

April 2nd—May 7th

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 »

Level 4: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Ruth Wallen

April 7th—April 8th

This program is the fourth 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

April 8th—June 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 »