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

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Bruce McClelland

October 22nd—November 19th

Learn how to overcome obstacles to strengthening your mind in this 5-week course. By the end you’ll be equipped with tools to establish your own meditation practice. Experience what happens when we stop avoiding ourselves and the present moment and pra Continue »


with Joan Kydd

October 25th

Ikebana, or Kado (The Way of Flowers) is a traditional Japanese art form rooted in the spiritual traditions of Shinto and Buddhism. As such, it is vehicle for developing the inner spirit by bringing awareness into the present moment and expanding that aw Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Practice Like Your Hair's On Fire - Because Time is Running Out!

with Wayne Schoech

October 28th

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