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

January 6th—February 24th

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

Monday & Friday: Heart of Recovery 7:00-8:30 pm

January 11th—February 29th

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 about impulsively grabbing for Continue »

Recovery Yoga

January 18th—February 29th

Recovery Yoga focuses on safety, relaxation and healing the body from both injury and the limiting patterns of habitual thought and behavior. Enjoy soothing world music as this gentle series of poses invites you to reunite your mind and body in healthy Continue »

Joy In Every Day Life

with Stephen Perme & Dr Jessica Gurvit

January 21st—February 18th

Joy in Everyday Life (JIEL) focuses on the Shambhala teachings about cheerfulness and health. Through study and practice of these teachings on discipline and the traditional Buddhist teachings of the Mahayana path Continue »

Shambhala Guide Training Follow-Up Day

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan & Richard White

February 7th

9:30 - 6:00 pm Continue »

Recent News

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    Shambhala Day

    Shambhala Day is the celebration of Losar, the Tibetan New Year.  This year it is coming up on the new moon February 9th, ushering in a year of the Fire Monkey. According to Tibetan Astrology by Phillipe Cornu, a Monkey year is “extremely rich and holds many surprises—anything can happen. This is a year in … Continue