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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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 →

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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

Making Peace Possible - A live, online talk by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

September 17th

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, informally known as The Sakyong to Shambhalians, is the lineage holder and teacher of Shambhala Buddhism. He is the son of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche who brought Shambhala Buddhism from Tibet to the West. Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 19th

Join us for the Harvest of Peace - an opportunity for the local Shambhala community to gather, hear teachings by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and celebrate the riches of our local cultures and heritage. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

September 23rd—October 21st

Have you ever been curious about meditation? Learn introductory tools & teachings for working with meditation. With simple instructions & support, meditation practice can become part of one's life, revealing our innate stability, strength, & clarity. Continue »

Drala Hike Saturday October 17th

October 17th

All are welcome on this hike in the woods. We'll spend a portion of the time walking in silence, exploring the magic of the natural world, as well as enjoy camaraderie and conversation. Continue »

Glimpses of Vajrayana: A Course on the Tantric Path of Indestructible Wakefulness

with Acharya Emerita Judy Lief

October 26th—December 14th

Open to all. Join us as we follow this book and online video talks by Acharya Judith Lief. Those present will discuss the readings and talks. Due to publication issues, this class is tentatively scheduled. Will confirm as the time gets closer... Continue »