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!
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Featured Programs

Awakened Presence: Opening Heart, Touching Earth Weekthün

with Shastri Ruth Wallen

May 25th—May 31st

Designed for both newcomers and experienced students, this intensive weeklong group meditation retreat, under the guidance of a senior teacher in the Shambhala lineage, includes meditation instruction, daily talks and discussion. Continue »

Online Acharya Talk: A Year of Deepening in Compassion

June 2nd—August 4th

The Shambhala Acharyas have offered to lead the community in a year-long series of talks, contemplative and meditation practices from the Buddhist Mahayana teachings of our lineage. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

June 3rd

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 »