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.  Read more …



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 →

make a donation


Sign up for our newsletter

Our Blog

  • PSMC_view-2

    Pittsburgh Shambhala: “Our Future Home” Search Update

    Many of you know that we are looking for a new location for our center.  Our vision is to offer an uplifting space that welcomes all to meditate, study, and cultivate enlightened society.  Please take a look at the web page about our space needs at http://pittsburgh.shambhala.org/our-new-home-envisioning-our-future-together/our-space-needs/, where we discuss what we’re looking for, and also … Continue 

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 →