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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.

First Sundays: Ongoing study of Pema Chödrön’s meditation instructions

We continue utilizing Pema Chödrön’s book How to Meditate as a springboard to explore and deepen our practice and to work with our own minds. All are welcome to join us in this exploration. More →


Resources for Helping our Sangha Understand Current Events in Shambhala

Consider this page a virtual reading room for our community containing some links to letters from Shambhala governance and the Sakyong, news articles, helpful blog posts and teachings. More →

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Featured Programs

Sadhana of Mahamudra Community Practice 2018

January 21st—December 9th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a meditation practice and liturgy chanted by the Shambhala community on the new or full moon days of the lunar calendar, open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Full Moon Community Practice 2018

January 28th—December 30th

The Shambhala Sadhana is simple and quite powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness and is open to all Shambhala community members and friends. Continue »

Monthly Community Sangha Salon

June 17th—October 21st

An informal gathering for topical discussion and community occurring on the third Sunday of every month. Everyone is welcome to join in! Continue »

Nyinthun: Daylong Meditation Retreat

July 29th

Please join us for a day of meditation, contemplation and discussion. This is a great opportunity to deepen your practice. Sunday sitting will start off our day, followed by a short tea break, morning session until lunch and afternoon session. Continue »