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 →

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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

What Buddhist Have to Say About Death

with Patti Morgan & Ellen Hollyday

November 11th—December 16th

A series of 4 talks, videos, and discussion. Open to all. Join us for meditation between 5:30 - 6:30 instruction available, or come at 6:30 for the talk/video and discussion. Cushions and chairs provided. Donation appreciated! Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Roger Guest

December 2nd

A chance to begin a practice or refresh your practice starting at 5:30. ALL WELCOME. Bring curious friends and relatives! Well loved local teacher Roger Guest will lead the evening. Chairs and cushions provided. Continue »

Recent News

  • Nyinthun: A Day of Peaceful Abiding

    In Shambhala, a nyinthun is a day-long meditation session. Nyin is Tibetan for “day”, and thun means “session” of formal meditation. Why meditate for a whole day? In, Turning the Mind into an Ally, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche writes, “To meet our basic goodness, we meditate. Through peaceful abiding, we learn to rest fearlessly in our natural … Continue