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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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 →

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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 Post-Inauguration Silent Meditation

November 20th—April 30th

During the coming months, the Shambhala Center will be open for silent sitting meditation on most Sundays from 10:00 - 12:00. Come together and sit with open hearts. Exceptions are on first Sunday of month -- join us for Learn To Meditate class. Continue »

Preparing to Die - Teachings from the Tibetan and American Buddhist Tradition

with Ellen Hollyday & Jason Newman

February 28th—April 4th

One of the primary understandings of Buddhism is the First Noble Truth--impermanence. Nevertheless, we often go through life ignoring the fact of physical erosion, sickness, and death. Tibetan and Shambhala Buddhism contain key instructions Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE

April 2nd

NOW is the time! Begin a practice or begin again. Or come join in with beginners Continue »

Members Program: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering

with Shastri Donna Williams

April 15th

Monthly full moon gathering for members. Continue »

Members Program: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering

with Shastri Donna Williams

May 13th

Members Program: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering

with Shastri Donna Williams

June 10th

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    PREPARING TO DIE – by Linda Kelly Brown

    After her conversations with Bear Hollyday, Linda Kelly Brown explains more about the upcoming classes: Buddhists believe in the concept of impermanence as one of the Four Noble Truths. That includes each individual. Birth, old age, sickness, and death are all expected way points along the Buddhist path. To assist each of us along this … Continue