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

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 »

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 »

Unconditional Healing

with Jeff Rubin

June 6th—June 7th

As human beings, we are inevitably subject to illness and painful situations. When we deny that, we immediately make a bad situation worse, increase our suffering, and make healing more difficult. However, if we are willing to look inward during times Continue »

PBS MIEL Weekthun

with Dan Phillips

June 8th—June 14th

The PBS Meditation in Every Day Life Weekthun is an intensive meditation practice program designed for practitioners of all levels who seek to bring the sanity and gentleness of meditation practice into their every day life. A typical day of practice and Continue »

Recent News

  • Weekthun Musings

    When I first began sitting meditation I never envisioned engaging in an entire week devoted to practice.  Personally, it seemed too hard to fathom… how could people settle in to stillness for that extended period?  However, after attending several Shambhala weekend programs over the past two years I found myself wanting to attend a weekthun … Continue