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

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Featured Programs

Gentle Yoga

with Judy Hirsh

January 8th—February 26th

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 »

Kalapa Ikebana Winter 2019

with Donna West

February 23rd—March 2nd

The basic purpose of ikebana is opening to and expressing the sacredness, natural harmony and order of the world. By arranging branches, flowers, greenery, container and water, we can express this connection beautifully and simply ... Continue »

San Diego Listening Circles

February 24th

As we continue to work through a time of groundlessness it is important that we take special care of ourselves and each other. Join us for another time of listening and sharing to help us support each other as we continue to seek a path for the future. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

March 4th

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 »

Gentle Yoga

with Judy Hirsh

March 5th

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 »

Milarepa Day

March 9th

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 »

Family Sundays

March 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 »