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 →

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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

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

April 2nd—April 30th

(A five-week course) Learn the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. With simple instructions and support, mindfulness meditation practice can become part of your lives, bringing greater stability, strength, and cl Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Richard White & Stephen Perme

May 14th—June 11th

(a five week course) Contentment in Everyday Life introduces an experience and understanding of contentment as the foundation for both the spiritual path and a sane life. With meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves Continue »

Friday: Heart of Recovery 8:00 - 9:30 pm

May 15th

Now also every Friday, beginning May 15th, 8:00 - 9:30 pm -- Heart of Recovery is open to anyone who is interested in exploring how the path of meditation and the path of recovery intersect. From a contemplative perspective, working with addiction is not Continue »

The Art of Being Human - Level I of Shambhala Training

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

May 16th—May 17th

(weekend mindfulness retreat) Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness, we begin to see our potential as compassionate human beings. Continue »

Open House: About Unconditional Healing

with Jeff Rubin

June 5th

7:00 - 9:00 pm Please join us for this Open House to meet Jeff Rubin and learn about Unconditional Healing. The Friday night Open House will feature an introductory talk, discussion and refreshments, and is free and open to the public. Continue »

Recent News

  • The Dalai Lama: 80th Birthday Collector’s Edition Shambhala Sun

    Hello everyone, The Shambhala Sun is producing a collector’s edition celebrating the 80th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  The Sun is offering the opportunity to pre-order this special edition at the link below. The Dalai Lama Collector’s Edition