Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala is a global community. There are more than 170 centers and groups around the world, as well as thousands of individual members. Shambhala Meditation Centers offer courses in meditation and other contemplative arts and disciplines, and also host community gatherings, celebrations, and family events. In community life, we endeavor to put into practice the principles of courage and compassion. This helps us to experience daily life as a constant opportunity for spiritual practice and social service.

New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. 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

Tuesday Kindness Circle (day change for July only)

July 15th

Our Tuesday Kindness Circle focuses on Mahayana studies. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice Open to Community

July 16th

It is with great pleasure that we announce the monthly Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana practice. The Kongma Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche has requested that on or near the full moon, we gather as a community throughout Shambhala. Continue »

Lojong Kindness Circle

August 4th

Our Sunday Kindness Circle focuses on Lojong slogans Continue »

Friendship Kindness Circle

August 5th

Our Monday Kindness Circle focuses on Mahayana study and practice. Continue »

Community Meeting

August 11th

Please join us for our monthly Community Meeting. Continue »

Recent News

  • The Heart of the Buddha: A new course in Mahayana study and practice

    New programs posted for August 2019!  There is a vast pool of ancient teachings on the Buddhist path of loving-kindness/compassion and emptiness from the Mahayana tradition. This is the tender heart of the Buddhist path – where we work to exchange ourselves for others. This skillful practice makes the discipline of our meditation practice come … Continue