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

Harvest of Peace

September 20th

Everyone is invited to Harvest of Peace, the annual fall equinox celebration of peace and abundance in the Shambhala tradition. It is a celebration of and plea for a more peaceful, aware, and mindful treatment of the earth by its human inhabitants. It is Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Does Enlightened Society Mean Saving the World?

with Jason Newman

September 23rd

ALL WELCOME. Please join us between 5:30 and 6:30 for sitting meditation (instruction available), or join us at 6:30 for the talk, discussion, and snacks. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Same But Different: the Paths of Meditation and Psychotherapy

with Dia Ballou

September 30th

ALL WELCOME. Come between 5:30 and 6:30 for sitting meditation (instruction available), or join us at 6:30 for the talk, discussion, and snacks. Continue »

Dharma Gathering Open House: Learn to Meditate

with Roger Guest

October 7th

A chance to begin a practice or refresh your practice starting at 5:30. ALL WELCOME. Bring curious friends and relatives! Well loved local teacher Roger Guest will lead the evening. Chairs and cushions provided. 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