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.


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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 →

Shambhala Online

  • Unconditional Healing: Finding Well-Being Through Adversity - May 2
    Starts 08 May 2018
    This course includes video presentations weekly readings and
  • Joy in Everyday Life - May 2018
    Starts 15 May 2018
    As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic go
  • Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society - M
    Starts 15 May 2018
    This sixsession recorded course explores our relationships wit
  • Contemplative Photography: Miksang Level II - June 2018
    Starts 01 Jun 2018
    This course includes six live sessions Explore your phenomenal
  • Quote of the Moment


    Shambhala Land Centres

    Cape Breton;
    Kalapa Valley
    Valley of kindness

    Gampo Abbey
    Home of Shambhala Monasticism

    Dorje Denma Ling

    Regional Programs

    Programs for Atlantic Canada Region

    St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

    with Shastri Alice Haspray, Richard Haspray, Theresa Milligan


    • Milarepa Day

      Shambhala has a tradition of getting together once a year and chanting the songs of the lineage. This is called Milarepa Day because we start and end the day with the Guru Yoga practice of Milarepa. Milarepa was a teacher famed for not only their wisdom but also the fact that their instructions were sung … Continue 

    • Kalapa Valley Bridge Building

      We are thrilled that Kalapa Valley has been awarded a Shambhala trust grant to build  a bridge across Peddler’s Brook  

    • Children’s Day at Cabot Shores

      Shambhala Children’s Day and Winter Solstice Celebration at Cabot Shores On December 21, 2017, a group of nine children and 15 adults gathered at Cabot Shores to celebrate Shambhala Children’s Day. Children’s Day and Winter Solstice are both celebrated on December 21st. Because this marks the time of year when daylight has waned and the … Continue