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 →

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

Community Building Meeting

with Dr. Jessica Gurvit

December 16th

Please join us as we discuss the Palm Beach Shambhala Community and what we can do to make it stronger for all who walk through our doors. Continue »

Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Bill Brauer & Ella Reznikova

February 8th—February 10th (2019)

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness. Continue »

Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

March 15th—March 16th (2019)

The Art of Being Human is the first in the series of Shambhala Training weekends and the first program in the Way of Shambhala curriculum. The Way of Shambhala offers a structured path of meditation and a complete introduction to the foundations of Shambh Continue »

Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

April 26th—April 28th (2019)

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 »

Summer Weekthun With Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

with Dr. Shante Smalls

May 31st—June 7th (2019)

A summer week of practice in Palm Beach County, Florida. A Weekthun is an intensive, week-long meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Continue »

Recent News

  • Precepts, What They Are and Why We Need Them

    As the four noble truths say, there is suffering and a way out of suffering. Meditation and skillful means point the way as to what behaviors to accept and what to reject. Suffering does not just come out of nowhere. There are conditions for suffering and conditions for happiness. Knowing what to accept and what … Continue