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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

Tuesdays: A Year Of Deepening In Compassion: Fearless Garuda: Emptiness and Absolute Bodhicitta

September 17th—November 19th

Tuesday 6:45 pm: Open to all. Join us in this wonderful opportunity to hear many of our most learned teachers and to gather together as a community to practice and contemplate the profound Mahayana. Continue »

Practicing Non-Judgment: A Meditation and Writing Retreat

September 20th

Hosts: Jeffrey Slayton and Joni Cole. Cost: No charge but donations of $20 is suggested. Limited to 15 participants, click for more information and waiting list. Continue »

Nyinthun: A Day of Peaceful Abiding Open to All Meditators

September 29th

10 am to 3 pm Just Be. A day with no agenda. Experiencing time like a tree. A full day for meditation at the White River Shambhala Center. Continue »

SUNDAY MEDITATION CLASS: LEARN TO MEDITATE

with Ryan Harvey

October 6th

10 am "Meditation is a great way to gently cheer up. It brings emotional warmth and environmental friendliness. It highlights our interconnectedness. It cleanly severs distorted conclusions. It reveals our fundamental openness. It turns our mind into an Continue »

Full Moon Gathering - Shambhala Sadhana and Pot Luck Oct. and Dec.

October 12th—December 14th

Members and Friends gather for the Shambhala Sadhana practice and pot luck. 5 pm Click through for dates. Continue »

Nyinthun: A Day of Peaceful Abiding Open to All Meditators

October 13th

10 am to 3 pm Just Be. A day with no agenda. Experiencing time like a tree. A full day for meditation at the White River Shambhala Center. Continue »

Recent News

  • Togetherness, Nature, and No Escape! The Slayton family goes to camp.

    By Jeffrey Slayton.    Family Camp at Karme Choling in Barnet, VT  is a week-long program that combines (1)meditation practice, (2)outdoor time, and (3)the warmth of family and community. The interweaving of these three simple elements continually catalyze and support our warrior training in realizing basic goodness and creating enlightened society. Sitting in the Upper … Continue