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

May 28th—August 27th

During these turbulent times, the Shambhala Center is open for silent sitting meditation on most Sundays from 10:00 - 12:00. Come together and sit with open hearts. Exceptions are on first Sunday of month -- join us for Learn To Meditate class. Continue »

The Heart of Bravery - Pema Chodron and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche DVD Teachings - a 5 week class

with Carole Gaudet & Patti Morgan

June 27th—August 1st

The Heart of Bravery: A video Retreat with Sakyong Mipham and Pema Chodron. Drop in on this 5 week DVD/discussion series. Continue »

Members Program: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering

August 5th

Monthly full moon gathering for members. Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE

with Patti Morgan

August 6th

NOW is the time! 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 qualiies of openness, warmth, peacefulness and courage. Continue »

The Path of Relationships, The Heart of Community

with Patti Morgan & Jeffrey Slayton

August 8th—September 12th

This 6 week drop-in DVD/discussion with Shastri Nick Krantz class explores the possibilities for personal growth that lie at the heart of our closest relationships. Learn to apply the mindfulness and awareness that is cultivated in meditation practice to Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE

with Ryan Harvey

September 3rd

NOW is the time! 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 qualiies of openness, warmth, peacefulness and courage. Continue »

Recent News

  • The Experience of Awe

    I’ve been studying contemplative ecology recently, that juncture where our senses contact the natural world and expand , we can relax – experiencing connection, health and balance. While reading True Perception- the Path of Dharma Art by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche I came across his quote, “Awareness practice is not just sitting meditation or meditation-in-action alone. … Continue