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 →

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

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth & Steven Ray

January 28th—October 28th

Writing, like meditation, is a solitary act that benefits greatly from practice with others. Come join us in exploring what happens when meditation gets involved with writing. Drawing on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones), Continue »

The Two Arrows: Understanding Emotional Reactivity

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

May 27th

A story called “The Two Arrows” explores the Buddhist teachings on emotional reactivity. When we experience discomfort--which can include disappointment or even dissatisfaction—we often begin a negative thought process which leads to more Continue »

Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Dr Jessica Gurvit & Stephen Perme

June 2nd—June 3rd

Having experienced the basic goodness of our fundamental nature, we want to go forward. Birth of the Warrior builds on the skills and insights learned in Level I with a focus on the habitual patterns and defenses we have developed over time. Continue »

Warrior in the World - Level III of Shambhala Training

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

July 7th—July 8th

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »

Shambhala Household

with The Druk Sakyong Wangmo Diana Mukpo

July 14th—July 15th

We are delighted to announce that the Druk Sakyong Wangmo, Lady Diana Mukpo will be leading the inaugural Shambhala Household program at the Palm Beach Shambhala Center on July 14 and 15th, 2017. Continue »

Recent News

  • The Two Arrows

    By Shastri Brett Ferrigan.   A parable called “The Two Arrows” explores the Buddhist teachings on reactivity and how we often relate to our feelings. When we encounter something that leads to pain–which can include disappointment or dissatisfaction—we often begin a series of cognitive processes, i.e., “thinking” which can lead to more suffering — often … Continue