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

Sunday Morning Post-Innauguration Silent Meditation

November 20th—March 26th

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 on first Sunday of month -- join us for Learn To Meditate class. Continue »

Nightly Mamo Practice: Pacifying the Döns and the Mamos for the New Year

February 16th—February 25th

To dispel the karmic accumulation of personal, social, and environmental chaos at the year's end, all students are encouraged to practice as much as possible in the period just before Shambhala Day. In particular, students are encouraged to recite the ma Continue »

Mindfulness of Mind: It's a One Shot Deal

with Theresa Epp

February 21st

.Mindfulness of mind finds the balance to let ourselves be right on the spot. Terrifying and thrilling and ordinary,there is no more avoiding who we are. We finally have the very personal experience of just being here. Continue »

Neutral Day - Annual Deep Cleaning of the Center

February 26th

Everyone needed! Please come for an hour or all afternoon! Everyone and anyone welcome to join the fun to clean and polish our beautiful center in cheerful company and ready it for the new year. Instruction available. :) Continue »

Preparing to Die - Teachings from the Tibetan and American Buddhist Tradition

with Ellen Hollyday & Jason Newman

February 28th—April 1st

REGISTER NOW: One of the primary understandings of Buddhism is the First Noble Truth--impermanence. Nevertheless, we often go through life ignoring the fact of physical erosion, sickness, and death. Tibetan and Shambhala Buddhism contain key instructions Continue »

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    PREPARING TO DIE – by Linda Kelly Brown

    After her conversations with Bear Hollyday, Linda Kelly Brown explains more about the upcoming classes: Buddhists believe in the concept of impermanence as one of the Four Noble Truths. That includes each individual. Birth, old age, sickness, and death are all expected way points along the Buddhist path. To assist each of us along this … Continue