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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.


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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

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. (No class on 9/16 due to Harvest of Peace celebration) Continue »

Meditation 2! Going Deeper

October 2nd

In this second hour of meditation practice from 6:45 - 7:45, Patti will offer guided meditation, work with posture adjustments, and facilitate a discussion on the topic of, "How is your meditation practice going? What questions do you have? What insights Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE - Two hour meditation class

with Shastri Donna Williams

October 7th

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 »

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