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 →

Katie Baingbridge

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


June 3rd—July 29th

Summer video series begins Tuesday nights - June 3rd to July 29th at 5:30 pm. Based on the core teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche , the course will include sitting meditation, contemplation, and group discussion. Continue »

Mindfulness in the Museum at the Hood Museum in Hanover

with Donna Williams & Raven Fennell

July 9th—August 27th

The Hood is partnering with the Shambhala Center in White River Junction, Vermont, to offer time for guided reflection in the museum. Led by Donna Williams and Raven Fennell, participants will work with the experience of being mindful and present while o Continue »

Recent News

  • The Four Dignities Cross the Road

    Meek, Perky, Outrageous and Inscrutable, well dressed, well groomed, with stately dignity and humor, natural good posture and steady unhurried gait, a crow walked across the road in front of my car. I slowed as I approached, but he or she did not pause, speed up, nor look at my car. I slowed more, feeling … Continue