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 →

background clouds

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

Basic Goodness 3: What is Real?

with Deborah Hoskins, Steve Hoskins, Warner Keeley

April 15th—May 20th

Taught by Acharya John Rockwell (recorded) and facilitated by Deborah Hoskins, Steve Hoskins and Warner Keeley, participants will explore the ordinary magic of reality, learning about the progressive stages of discovering non-dual perceptions ... Continue »

The Road Home: Public Talk [at Finley Community Center]

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern

May 19th

In his new book, The Road Home, Shastri Ethan Nichtern explores the journey each of us takes to find where we belong. Continue »

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

September 11th—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 »

Way of Shambhala I: Fearlessness In Everyday Life

September 21st—October 19th

In learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. Continue »