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

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth & Steven Ray

January 12th—February 23rd

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 »

Shambhala Day at PBS: Year of the Earth Boar

February 17th

Please join us as we celebrate the new year, the year of the Earth Boar. Continue »

Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

March 15th—March 16th

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

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

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 »