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.



New to Shambhala?

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

Wednesday Yin Yoga 5:00 - 6:15

April 13th—May 25th

Yin Yoga focuses on supporting the connective tissue of the body. Through gentle postures, yin yoga addresses symptoms of aging, stress and tension Continue »

Sharing the Mind of the Guru: The Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Mary Sehlinger

April 29th—May 1st

Trungpa Rinpoche, the Tibetan meditation master who brought the Shambhala teachings to the West, created the Sadhana of Mahamudra, a meditation practice to deal specifically with the pain, anxiety and speediness of modern-day life. Continue »

Who am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human

May 6th—May 8th

This first course in the Basic Goodness Series asks the question "Who am I?" and explores the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego and cocoon, buddha nature, and the confidence of warriorship. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Level I

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

May 13th—May 14th

A Friday evening - Saturday afternoon workshop. Meditation uncovers our wisdom and sharpens our intelligence. In this workshop, we receive practical instructions and tools for bringing the clarity of mindfulness and awareness into every day life ... Continue »

Introductory Class: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction May 17th & May 31st

May 17th—May 31st

Stress is a part of life. But stress that is unregulated can interfere with health, prevent recovery from sickness, and rob us of energy and feelings of well being. Join us for this free introductory class to learn about Continue »

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    Peaceful Abiding

    Sitting meditation next to a pool of clear beautiful water… observing the dance of sunlight and shadow, the breeze sending ripples that expand out and dissolve. The awareness of the water is so similar to all that is happening within my mind. Thoughts are ever-present, but there is no need to dwell on them, instead, … Continue