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

The Six Ways of Ruling Course for Open Sky Council members

June 4th—December 3rd

The Open Sky Leadership Council is in the process of taking this class as a group at our usual monthly meeting time. 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. This class is definitely scheduled and is no longer simply tentative. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

November 25th—January 23rd (2016)

Members of the Open Sky Shambhala Group are invited to chant and contemplate the Shambhala Sadhana:Discovering the Sun of Basic Goodness. This delightful practice is offered monthly on the full moon. It is restricted to those who are members. Continue »

Mamo Chants

January 29th—February 7th (2016)

To dispel the karmic accumulation of personal, social, and environmental chaos at the year's end, we recite the Mamo chants together for ten days prior to Shambhala Day. Continue »

Shambhala Day - February 9th, 2016

February 9th (2016)

Join us to welcome the new year with practice, celebration, and a live, online address by the Sakyong. Continue »