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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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

HUMANITY, WE NEED TO TALK

with Jeffrey Slayton

August 12th—September 9th

A five week class based on THE SHAMBHALA PRINCIPLE, by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, led by Jeffrey Slayton.Participants will contemplate, meditate, converse, and celebrate the premise that human nature is good and society can manifest this goodness. Continue »

Nyinthun (a day of meditation)

September 7th

Come for the day, bring your lunch, sit, walk, eat. 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 state. We see what an en Continue »

Leading from the Inside Out

with Jane Arthur

September 10th—October 15th

We are often taught that leadership consists of applying a set of rules and techniques to achieve success, sometimes at the expense of others. This series of conversations will explore leadership from the point of view of inviting and provoking other peo 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