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 →

Katie Baingbridge

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

Milarepa day

March 4th

All are welcome to join the Open Sky sangha in celebrating Milarepa Day with the traditional reading of the "Rain of Wisdom" in the Kagyu lineage tradition. No cost. Donations welcome. Continue »

Talk on Kasungship and Protection

March 5th

All are welcome to join the Open Sky Council at our monthly meeting as we listen to this recorded talk by Acharya Mitchell Levy explaining Shambhala protector practice. No cost. Continue »

Aging with Dignity and Confidence: Dementia in Everyday Life

March 8th - Date cancelled

This talk on Dementia in Everyday Life is cancelled. The new Talk #2 will be "As the Warrior of Shambhala Grows Older. Still." with Dr. Aaron Snyder. It is rescheduled for Sun. April 5th. Continue »

Basic Goodness Course #3 - What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality (with recorded talks)

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

March 16th—April 20th

Explore the magic of reality. Learn about the progressive stages of discovering non-dual perception of the elements & the nature of mind. Experientially oriented. Click "continue" for details. Continue »

Open Practice Retreat Day (9 am - 5 pm)

March 28th

All are welcome. If unable to attend the full day, it is acceptable to participate from 9 am - noon only or from 1 - 5 pm only. All practice levels included: Shamatha meditation, Shambhala Sadhana, Ngondro, and others. Continue »