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

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 »

The Essential Heart of Kasungship 1

April 15th—April 26th

In this weekend course, we will explore the basic practices of the Dorje Kasung, a service organization within the Shambhala community charged with maintaining a container of wakefulness in which the teaching and practice of meditation can occur. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life (with recorded talks)

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

April 27th—May 18th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. This is the 5th class in the Way of Shambhala Everyday Life Series. Prerequisite: Fearlessness in Everyday Life. Continue »

Open Practice Retreat Day (9 am - 5 pm)

May 9th

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 »

Aging with Dignity and Confidence: The Swift Passage of Time

May 10th

This is talk #3 of a 3-part live, online series offered on three Sundays. All are welcome. Topics include basic healthiness in old age and establishing a realistic outlook toward the passage of time. Continue »