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

Sunday Morning Post-Election Silent Meditation

November 20th—January 29th (2017)

During the coming months, the Shambhala Center will be open for silent sitting meditation on most Sundays from 10:00 - 12:00. Come together and sit with open hearts. Exceptions are Dec 4, Dec 25, and Jan 8th. Continue »


with Shastri Donna Williams & Ryan Harvey

November 22nd—December 20th

The foundation of our ecological problems begins with the human mind. Conventionally, our ecological problems are ascribed to the human proclivity for grasping, aggression and ignorance. How does the practice of meditation give us a new way of looking at Continue »


December 4th

NOW is the best time to begin a practice or revisit your practice. Bring curious friends and relatives! Led by friendly, experienced meditation instructors. Continue »

Members Program: Shambhala Sadhana & Winter Solstice Party

December 17th

For Center Members: Shambhala Sadhana practice and pot-luck. Continue »

Recent News

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    Interview about EARTH/DHARMA – Ecology and Buddhism

    The EARTH/DHARMA ecology and Buddhism series starting November 22  is an exploration of our relationship with the earth, our present ecological predicament, and how meditation and other practices can help. Wondering what this is about, I interviewed one of the teachers, Shastri Donna Williams. And during the interview the other teacher Ryan Harvey came by … Continue