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 →

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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

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Mary Sehlinger & Marian Judith Broadus

September 30th—October 2nd

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Continue »

Umdze (Timekeeper) Training

with Dennis Kitchen & Jill Bates

October 9th

This training offers an opportunity to deepen your practice, serve the community, and learn more about Shambhala chants, shrine room protocol, and other aspects of leading group meditation practice. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Paul Felton & Danielle Livellara

October 20th—November 17th

Contentment is hard to find. We usually think contentment is found in things, achievements or experiences, but what if it was available any moment, in our ability to relax and appreciate? Continue »

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