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

  • Cultivating Dignity -- The Bedrock of All Diversity - January 2018
    Starts 01 Jan 2018
    This course which includes 5 live meetings aims to create a
  • (MIEL in Spanish) Meditacin en en la vida cotidiana - Enero 2018
    Starts 15 Jan 2018
    Este curo provee herramientas y enseanzanzas introductorias sobre
  • Path of Relationships\, the Heart of Community - January 2018
    Starts 15 Jan 2018
    How does the path of meditation apply to relationships Explore
  • Meditation in Everyday Life - January 2018
    Starts 15 Jan 2018
    This course provides introductory tools and teachings for worki
  • Shambhala Land Centres

    Cape Breton;
    Kalapa Valley
    Valley of kindness

    Gampo Abbey
    Home of Shambhala Monasticism

    Dorje Denma Ling


    Recent News

    • By the confidence….

      Why is the Shambhala Aspiration the closing chant? It’s nice to mark the close of a meditation session.  It allows one to notice that you have done something and then take a moment to acknowledge that and then move on. 

    • Practicing with the Sakyong – Dec 9 and 10

      Kurukulla and Vajrakilaya Pujas for Shambhala On December 9th and 10th, the Kongma Sakyong will perform two pujas, or intensive practices, for the benefit of Shambhala and the world.  If you would like to make a request or offerings.       For this season’s pujas, he has again selected practices that members of the community … Continue 

    Regional Programs

    St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

    with Shastri Alice Haspray, Richard Haspray, Theresa Milligan


    Halifax Shambhala Centre

    Sadhana of Mahamudra

    May 6th—December 7th (2018)

    Halifax Shambhala Centre

    Exit Planning

    with Artist to the Court Deborah Luscomb, Jacquie Bell, Dawn Carson

    January 25th—February 28th (2018)

    Fredericton Shambhala Centre

    Shambhala Teachers Circle Meeting

    with Shastri Veit Weber

    May 16th—May 15th (2018)

    Halifax Shambhala Centre

    Yukoan Class

    July 20th—December 28th

    Halifax Shambhala Centre

    SSA9 Group Practice

    September 6th—May 2nd (2018)