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 →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre 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

Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows at Tucson Shambhala Center

May 1st

Refuge & Bodhisattva Vows with Acharya Emily Bower Continue »

What Is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality at Tucson Shambhala Center

May 2nd—May 4th

What Is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality with Acharya Emily Bower How do we know what is real? How might we begin to ask this question in a way that is meaningful for our everyday lives? In this course, we will present a number of views from the Sham Continue »

Warrior in the World Level III

with Kim Kelso

May 30th—June 1st

NOTE NEW DATE. Having learned not to turn away from fear, we can extend that practice into everyday life situations without the barrier of the cocoon. This takes daring. Through daring and gentleness, we open to a clear perception of the world Continue »

Recent News

  • “I Am Malala”, A Book Review by Michelle Welch

    Review by Michelle WelchBefore I get to the book review, I want to mention a new app that has been released by Shambhala for iPad/iPhone users. A free meditation app is now available in the iTunes store. The Shambhala Meditation App is designed to provide a clear way for people to learn more about the … Continue