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 →

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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! (New Dates and Times)

with Tunde Nemeth

January 28th—April 22nd

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 »

Level IV Awakened Heart

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

March 31st—April 1st

(Friday evening through Saturday evening) Connecting with the world, and communicating with it more directly, permits us to experience our heart and the ways we respond to experience. Rather than using those responses as an occasion to re-generate Continue »

The Birth of the Warrior: Level II

April 7th—April 8th

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 »

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Introductory Class

April 9th

This Sunday afternoon Open House will examine our relationship to stress. While stress is unavoidable, how we choose to respond or react can determine to a large degree the quality of our health and the well-being of our life. Join us Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with Stephen Perme & Richard White

April 13th—May 11th

As the path continues, we learn to work with anxiety, so that we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the traditional Buddhist teachings of mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. We dare to face life and death as they are. Continue »

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    Heart-to-Heart Writing

    By Tunde Nemeth.  I’m so excited to be back at the Palm Beach Shambhala Centre after a summer in the Great White North, and even more excited to be doing contemplative writing with you again. Thought you might like some idea of what to expect. Without giving too much away, here goes: What this workshop … Continue