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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

The Sadhana of Kindness

with Shastri Donna Williams & Dia Ballou

December 7th

Shambhala Meditation Center of White River is pleased to offer a one-day program introducing The Sadhana of Kindness, a short liturgy invoking the moon of kindness in our heart as the basis for establishing enlightened society. 10 am - 5 pm Continue »

Mindfulness and Resilience: Talk & Discussion open to all

with Shastri Donna Williams

December 10th

Much is being said about resilience to climate change/ catastrophe presently.Come and share your concerns, anxieties and griefs as we use the tool of mindfulness to stay awake to our full potential. Continue »

Winter Solstice/Sadhana of Kindness/meet KCL Director Betsy Railla/dance party!

December 14th

Practtice and Party! You are invited. Winter Solstice Celebration, Sadhana of Kindness Practice, meet KCL Director Betsy Railla, pot luck supper, and stay for the dance party! Continue »

Council Meeting

January 5th (2020)

WRSC Council Meeting 2:00 pm. All members are encouraged to join us to discuss center issues. 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