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

Essential Heart of Kasungship, Level I

April 25th—May 9th

Essential Heart of Kasungship, Level I is an introduction to the Dorje Kasung training path. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Alexander De Varon

May 30th—June 1st

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 »

Shambhala Art I & II

with Judy Bond

June 27th—June 29th

Life is a series of exchanges: we perceive and we respond. But we aren't always curious, open and attentive to our sense perceptions. Thus, our responses aren't always as the wise, kind and creative expressions they could be. Continue »