Year of the Wood Dragon 


(New) P.O. Box 421376 San Diego, CA 92142

Umdze & Gatekeeper Schedule for the Month


New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now governed by the Shambhala Board of Directors. 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 →

Featured Programs

Sunday Morning Sitting - 4540 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 111

January 29th—June 30th

This meditation is 20 minutes of silent/mindfulness meditation, followed by 10 minutes walking meditation and 20 more minutes of silent. Continue »

Every Wednesday 2024 Mindfulness Meditation (via Zoom)

May 3rd—June 26th

Mindfulness Meditation - Open to new and experienced practitioners. This is open all of 2024 - January through December on Wednesday nights! Continue »

Thursday Night Meditation - 4540 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 111

May 4th—June 27th

All are welcome to this evening of meditation and contemplation at our new center location. Continue »

TAI CHI for All offered by Andrew Brown - THURSDAYS

May 11th—June 27th

Learn this wonderful contemplative practice in-person (Shambhala Center). All are welcome! Continue »

Introduction to Karuna (Compassion) Training

June 8th—June 9th

Powerful Practice for Challenging Times Spend a weekend exploring and interacting with others using the skillful art of Compassionate exchange in a stand-alone introductory course to Karuna Training and the foundations of Contemplative Psychology. Continue »