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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 »

Full Moon Gathering - Shambhala Sadhana and Pot Luck

November 16th

Members and Friends gather for the Shambhala Sadhana practice and pot luck, this month Celebrating the Birthday of Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche. Starts at 5 pm Please join us. Continue »

Group Dharma Talk on Gratitude

November 26th

Our first ever Group Dharma Talk will be held on Tuesday, November 26th after sitting. The topic? Gratitude. The group giving the talk? Us. Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE CLASSES IN WRJ AND IN BETHEL VT

with Dia Ballou & Jeffrey Slayton

December 1st

10 am in WRJ and in Bethel "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, reveals our fundamental openness, turns ou Continue »

Full Moon Gathering - Shambhala Sadhana and Pot Luck

December 14th

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

Recent News

  • Mindful Communication: November weekend with Greg Heffron

    Here’s Greg Heffron writing about mindful communication. He will be here in person at our Shambhala Center to teach The Power of Peacemaking: Discovering Decency in Anxiety-Driven Conflict on Nov 2 & 3. Register now! Being human can be tough. Living in social groups — as is part of our primate nature — one of … Continue