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

Celebrate the Winter Solstice

December 21st

Join in at any time during the festivities. Bring pot luck for the luncheon. Bring family and friends, children welcome. Continue »

Basic Goodness II: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Donna Williams & Jason Newman

January 13th—February 24th (2015)

This workshop begins with question, “How can I help?” and explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. We look at a Shambhala understanding of society, and what enlightened society Continue »

Shambhala Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Bill Brauer

January 16th—January 17th (2015)

Level I: The Art of Being Human is the first in a five weekend series presenting the Shambhala teachings of warriorship called “ The Heart of Warriorship”. Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. In this workshop, we receive practic 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