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

The Year End Practice of Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos: All are welcome

January 29th—February 7th

To dispel the karmic accumulation of personal, social, and environmental chaos at the year's end, everyone is encouraged to practice as much as possible in the 10 days before Shambhala Day and to recite the mamo chants together. Continue »


February 7th

A chance to begin a practice or refresh your practice. ALL WELCOME. Bring curious friends and relatives! Led by friendly, experienced meditation instructors. Chairs and cushions provided. Continue »

Neutral Day - Annual Deep Cleaning of the Center

February 8th

Please come for an hour or all evening! Everyone anyone welcome to join in to clean and polish our beautiful center in cheerful company. Instruction available. :) Continue »

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    Epistemological Chicken: Can we know what is real?

    Over the past 6 months I have tried out hearing aids from 3 different manufacturers.  This is a great way to bring home the question of what is real, that is to say what does the world, the squeaky floor, my own voice “really” sound like?  And just this week I had the lens in … Continue