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

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

with Donna Williams & Jason Newman

January 13th—February 24th

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 »

Learn to Meditate Open House

with Roger Guest

February 3rd

A chance to begin a practice or refresh your practice starting at 5:30. ALL WELCOME. Bring curious friends and relatives! One of our favorite local teachers, Roger Guest, will lead the evening. Chairs and cushions provided. Continue »

What Buddhists Have To Say About Death (Re-scheduled talk from last fall)

with Sharon Keegan

March 10th

" How We Die in the Buddhist Tradition"- The rituals, liturgies, funeral and care for the body at the time of death, a talk by guest teacher Sharon Keegan of Vermont Respite House. Continue »

Recent News

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    Winter Director’s Letter

    Dear Community, Here we are in the year 2015! May it be a year of relaxation of minds, openness of hands and hearts, and joyful engagement in the world for all of us! A huge thanks to everyone who taught, coordinated, staffed, and showed up for the programs and events we’ve had in the past … Continue