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

Gentle Yoga

with Judy Hirsh

December 11th—December 18th

The class is for both new and experienced yoga students who would like a gentle practice that stretches and challenges the body while also respecting our individual physical limitations. Continue »

Family Sundays

December 16th—March 17th (2019)

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 »

Winter Solstice Potluck Dinner

December 22nd

Join us to celebrate the winter solstice with a community potluck dinner, followed by the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

December 22nd—February 19th (2019)

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

January 7th—March 4th (2019)

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 »

2nd Sunday Dharma Talk

January 13th—February 10th (2019)

A talk or contemplation led by one of our members during Sunday morning public sitting meditation, with time for discussion. Followed by refreshments at 11:00. Continue »

Shambhala Weekend Retreat 1

with Shastri Marcy Fink

January 26th—January 27th (2019)

This program is the first of a series of weekend seminars that provides an open and friendly environment to discover knowing how to live with a clear mind, a gentle heart and a sense of humor through the practice of meditation. The weekend includes ... Continue »

Rigden Weekend

with Acharya Emily Bower

February 16th—February 17th (2019)

Rigden Weekend is the culmination of the Way of Shambhala. The Rigden is a representation of our basic enlightened nature, and embodies the principle of unconditional confidence. Continue »