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 »

Warrior in the World - Level III of Shambhala Training

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

July 8th—July 9th

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 »

The Art of Being Human: Level I--Beginning the Path of Warriorship

September 8th—September 9th

The Art of Being Human: A Friday evening - Saturday afternoon retreat. Meditation uncovers our wisdom and sharpens our intelligence, allowing us to live more authentically from the heart. In this workshop the path of Warriorship is introduced along with Continue »

Introductory Class: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

September 12th

Tuesday evening, 6:30 pm As the term mindfulness becomes more and more mainstream, many people are curious, “What is it?—and can it help me get more out of life?” Mindfulness can be described as a basic human quality, a capacity we all have for 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