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.

Come visit our new location!

The Masonic Lodge, 855 7th Street (corner of Beaver and 7th Street) in Santa Rosa. More →

Our mailing address remains the same: Post Office Box 521, Santa Rosa 95404

Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers an array of weekly offerings free to the public including public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend. All are welcome. More →

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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 →

Featured Programs

Pema Chödrön: The Wisdom of Coming Home to Ourselves

with Malcolm Miller & Barbara Hirschfeld

June 17th—July 22nd

This video class will be taught by Ani Pema Chödrön and facilitated by Malcolm Miller and Barbara Hirschfeld. In her characteristic user-friendly style, Pema Chödrön delivers fresh teachings on traditional Buddhist wisdom. Continue »

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Sakyong's Enthronement

July 5th

We will gather this Sunday to mark the the 20th anniversary of the formal Enthronement of the Sakyong. As part of the program, we will chant the Shambhala Sadhana which is open to all for this occasion. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra at Sonoma Mountain Zen Center

July 31st

We will be gathering at the stupa dedicated to Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche at SMZC to chant the Sadhana of Mahamudra, open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala I: Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Jesse Miller

September 12th—September 13th

Trusting further in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. Continue »