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.



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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 →

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Ongoing Offerings

Our center 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

Open House talk: Even "The Donald" is Basically Good

with Patti Morgan

October 6th

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is challenging our community to work with the notion of basic goodness- that all beings are fundamentally alive, healthy and worthy. Join Patti Morgan in a discussion about this view that challenges our habitual patterns. Continue »

Recent News

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    Sunday Sitting moves to Saturdays from September 12 to October 17

    The Executive Committee of the White River Shambhala Center has decided to experiment with holding public sitting sessions on Saturday mornings instead of Sundays.  We hope this change will accommodate people who are out and about on Saturday so can sit before, during, or after running errands, and then have Sunday to stay at home. … Continue