Shambhala Boston is part of a global community which aspires to awaken kindness, goodness and wisdom within society. This vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness.


Featured Programs

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Carolyn Krusinski, Ashley Hodson, Martina Bouey

September 28th—October 26th

The meditator's instruction manual. Learn how to cultivate strength, stability, and clarity of mind in this 5-week course. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Nicholas Kranz

October 2nd—October 4th

Shambhala Training is a secular meditation training that develops fearlessness, confidence, openness and gentleness towards ourselves and our world. Interested in the art of being human? Continue »

How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Diana Evans & Dr. Charles Styron

October 8th—November 12th

The second of three new courses called the Basic Goodness Series. This course explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. Continue »

Profound Treasury Study: Selected Topics on the Hinayana Path

with Mary Lang, Charles Trageser, Nealy Zimmermann

October 22nd—December 17th

The first volume of The Profound Treasury, The Path of Individual Liberation, presents the Hinayana, the core Buddhist teachings on the practice of meditation, the reality of suffering, and the possibility of liberation. Continue »

Death Fair 2015: Let's Talk About Death

with Mary Lang, Frank Ryan, Cathy Brennan, Susan Dreier, Nealy Zimmermann, Maryl Schapiro

October 31st

For Buddhists, the moment of death, and how we prepare for death, is a critical opportunity on our path of awakening. As practitioners trained to let go, bear witness, and extend compassion, we have much to offer to the national conversation about death, Continue »


Back Bay Location: Meditation in Everyday Life

September 28th—October 26th

5 Monday’s 6:30pm-8:00pm

The meditator’s instruction manual. Learn how to cultivate strength, stability, and clarity of mind in this 5-week course.

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