Welcome to Shambhala!


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Where do I start?

Our introductory programs are a wonderful introduction to meditation and the Shambala tradition. We offer Learn to Meditate workshops, free of charge open public sitting meditation sessions, dharma talks and discussion groups. We hope to see you at the Center soon. Learn more →

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Shambhala Day

This day marks the beginning of the Tibetan New Year, and represents one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. Join us on Tuesday, February 9 to celebrate.  That’s just four days away! Click the link for more details on the schedule and potluck. Learn more →

Featured Programs

Dön Season Practice

January 29th—February 7th

We gather to practice together as we end the Year of the Wood Sheep, and all the global and personal obstacles that have accompanied it. Continue »

Shambhala Sun Day: New Year: New You? A Contemplation on Making Resolutions

with Linda Montone

February 7th

This public gathering is an opportunity for all members of our community - young and old, newcomers and senior practitioners - to come together for practice and conversation. Continue »

Neutral Day

February 8th

The last day of the Tibetan year is called "Neutral Day" and is traditionally a day of cleaning one's home and uplifting the environment. Continue »

Weekly Dharma Talk & Discussion

February 11th

Thursday Night Open House: Seasoned practitioners and newcomers come together and explore what it takes to live genuinely, bravely and compassionately. Come and engage in inspiring conversations, share experiences and insights and meet new people. Continue »

Recent Blog Post

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    The Magic of Conflict

    A student asked, “Why do I need to practice? I have a good life. I have a good job, a happy marriage, a wonderful wife and kids, a great car and nice house. I’m happy!” The teacher responded, “If you lose your job, your car gets totaled, your wife leaves you, your kids hate you, … Continue