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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 →

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

Sunday Morning Silent Meditation Hour

December 10th—June 10th

Come together with open hearts for silent sitting on most Sundays from 10:00 - 11:00. (Check website close to holidays.) Exceptions are on first Sunday of month -- join us for Learn To Meditate class 10 to noon. Continue »

Taming the Mind and Walking the Bodhisattva Path

with Ken Ketchum

May 13th—June 17th

Sundays at 11 am after sitting. Inspired by the example of awakened ones of the past and present, taming our minds leads us to the vast activity of caring for others and the profound view of emptiness. Continue »

The Lost Art of Good Conversation Salons Continue

with Patti Morgan

May 15th—July 3rd

Drop in salon based on Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's newest book entitled THE LOST ART OF GOOD CONVERSATION. Facilitated once again by Ms. Patti Morgan, we now return to investigate being mindful and being kind, to ourselves and to others, embracing our huma Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE - Two hour class

with Jeffrey Slayton

June 3rd

It's NOW! Time to begin a practice or begin again. Or come join in and support beginners. Meditation is a practice to calm and train our mind and bring out our inherent qualities of openness, warmth, peacefulness and courage. Continue »

Ashe Society Gathering

June 10th

All who have had Ashe transmission gather for practice. Continue »

Recent News

  • Shambhala Training Level I in WRJ in April 2018

    Shambhala Training Level I The Art of Being Human at the Shambhala Meditation Center of White River April 13th – 15th Advance Registration Required Schedule: Friday, April 13 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Saturday, April 14 from 9 AM to 5 PM Sunday, April 15 from 9 AM to 1 PM; A lunch reception … Continue