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

October 15th

Our Tuesday Kindness Circle focuses on Mahayana studies. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life (NOTE DATE CHANGES)

with Lynn Vineyard & LaDawn Haglund

October 16th—November 13th

Curious about meditation? Or have you learned to meditate but you're trying to make it a regular practice? Learn tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. Continue »

Lojong Kindness Circle

November 3rd

Our Sunday Kindness Circle focuses on Lojong slogans Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Center Open House - Meditation Instruction

November 6th

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center will offer free instruction on how to meditate. A brief talk and meditation instruction will be followed by Q&A, and refreshments. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice Open to Community

November 12th

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 »

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