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

Summer Study Series PROFOUND TREASURY OF THE OCEAN OF DHARMA: The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion

June 2nd—August 11th

The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion. Based on the core teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche , this study course will include video talks, sitting meditation, contemplation, and group discussion. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Roger Guest

June 14th

An opportunity to begin a practice or refresh your practice.. ALL WELCOME. Bring curious friends and relatives! Led by friendly, experienced meditation instructor Roger Guest. Chairs and cushions provided. Continue »

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    Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche at Karme Choling in May

    LIFE AS CELEBRATION is the name of the retreat at Karme Choling in Barnet VT on May 15 – 17 with the Sakyong and Lodro Rinzler. The Sakyong will offer teachings on how to engage in all of our activity with an open heart. Lodro Rinzler will then discuss how to ground the view of … Continue