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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 →

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

Awake in the World

with Shastri Donna Williams

July 3rd—August 28th

Drop- in class. Explore the intersection of mindfulness and working with our senses. How can tuning into touch, sight, smell, taste, and hearing ground us in the present. Continue »

Sunday Book Salon: Natural Bravery, by Gaylon Ferguson

with Jeffrey Slayton

August 12th—September 30th

Sunday Book Salon 11 am after the meditation hour. A drop-in class. The book is Natural Bravery by Buddhist teacher Gaylon Ferguson. We will read a short chapter together each week. Continue »

TRAINING IN TENDERNESS: Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche Book Signing

August 31st

REGISTER ONLINE Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche will give a short talk and be available to sign his new book Training in Tenderness, Buddhist Teachings on Tsewa, the Radical Openness of Heart That Can Change the World. 7 pm Continue »

Recent News

  • A Special Message from WRSC

    August 13, 2018 Dia Ballou, Director, WRSC   This summer, the Shambhala mandala learned of credible allegations against Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche concerning clergy sexual misconduct. Our Center cannot offer an official position at this time because emotions are still too raw and actual information is sparse. We need time to feel and voice feelings, support … Continue