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.



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

Read and Discuss Ethan Nichtern's New Book

with Patti Morgan & Gregory Elder

March 8th—July 5th

EXTENDED INTO JUNE - DROP-IN BOOK DISCUSSION: Patti Morgan and Greg Elder lead this discussion series after Tuesday sitting practice, based on "The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path" by Ethan Nichtern.. Continue »


July 3rd

Re-inspire your meditation practice or begin one! If you came to LTM before, come back to re-connect and tell us how it's going. Taught by friendly, experienced meditation instructors.Chairs and cushions provided. No charge - donations appreciated. Continue »


July 9th—August 13th

Beloved Buddhist teacher, Pema Chodron, is turning 80 and will embark on a year long retreat. Before leaving on retreat, she is offering a very special on-line course which we will follow together here at the White River center on 6 Saturday mornings. Continue »

Recent News

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    Mindfulness meets Entrepreneurs at Killington

    Last Wednesday, I taught a group of 7 entrepreneurs from Montreal our meditation practice.  We received the request at the center somewhat randomly, this group was looking for someone to teach them meditation while at a group skiing retreat at Killington and found us via the internet.  Here is the mission statement of the group, … Continue