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

Pema Chodron: THE HEART OF THE MATTER

July 9th—August 13th

Come to one or all of the sessions. 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 our center. Continue »

RULING YOUR WORLD

July 26th

Talks by center members based on the book Ruling Your World, by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Participants are encouraged to do the readings each week and participate in the discussion after the talk. Click for the full schedule. Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE

with Shastri Donna Williams

August 7th

Re-inspire your meditation practice or begin one! ALL WELCOME. Bring curious friends and relatives. Taught by friendly, experienced meditation instructors.Chairs and cushions provided. No charge - donations always welcome. Continue »

FORUM: DIVERSITY AND THE WHITE RIVER SHAMBHALA CENTER

August 21st

For everyone who is interested in the Shambhala Center as a place that offers refuge and sanity. An opportunity to come to a forum to discuss diversity at the Center. What is diversity, specifically, for the Upper Valley area? What can we do next? 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