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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

Members Monthly Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Practice and Pot Luck

January 19th—December 14th

Gathering for Members of the White River Shambhala Center to practice the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

Read and Discuss: The Future is Open: Good Karma, Bad Karma, and Beyond Karma, by Chogyam Trungpa

with Mark Mounts & Ellen Hollyday

March 12th—April 16th

Read in class and discuss a part each week. Drop in to any or all. THE FUTURE IS OPEN adds to the understanding of karma through its emphasis on the importance of transcending karmic cause and effect through meditation and awareness as a path of awakening Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE - Two hour meditation class

with Shastri Donna Williams

April 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 »

Nyinthun: A Day of Peaceful Abiding Open to All

April 21st

10 am to 3 pm Just Be. A day with no agenda. Experiencing time like a tree. A full day for meditation at the White River Shambhala Center. Continue »

Recent News

  • Fundraising Contemplation

    As I write this blog post today, we’ve had our WRSC GoFundMe fundraiser out for 5 days, 11 people have contributed, and we’ve raised over $1,000 of our $5,000 goal. This is thrilling for me, and has had me thinking about the act of fundraising as an important but daunting expression of civil society. I … Continue