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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 »

Tuesday Talks: A Series of Talks Based on the book The Shambhala Principle

February 20th—April 10th

A series of talks based on the book by our teacher Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, "The Shambhala Principle: Discovering Humanity's Hidden Treasure." Drop in for any week's talk and discussion. No charge, donations welcomed. Continue »

Members Program: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering

with Shastri Donna Williams

March 31st

Monthly full moon gathering for members. Open to members only. Continue »

The Art of Being Human - Shambhala Training Level I

with Shastri Andrea Darby

April 13th—April 15th

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human, introduces the rich Shambhala tradition, which inspires and encourages us to explore, appreciate, and celebrate what it is to be human. 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