Snow Cancellations: Monday Night 1/26 Heart of Recovery, Tuesday Night 1/27 30’s and Under, Wednesday Night Gathering 1/28

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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.


Welcome to Shambhala

Welcome to Shambhala

Join us every First Wednesday for an introduction to the Shambhala Community.

Welcome to Shambhala:
An Introductory Event
First Wednesdays
7:00-8:30pm More →

Weekly Offerings

Learn to Meditate

Every Sunday from 12:30-1:30pm. All beginners and practitioners of all kind are welcome. Learn to mediate and ask questions! More →

Featured Programs

Joy in Everyday Life

with Shastri Diana Evans, Jim Katz, Mr. Kris Talluto

January 15th—February 12th

Through this 3rd class in The Way of Shambhala, we will explore the Buddhist teachings on intelligent compassion towards others, and we will begin to discover the joy of discipline, health and bravery. Continue »

Ngondro/Werma Group Practice Weekend

January 31st—February 1st

This weekend is designed for Shambhala tantrikas to complete group practice requirements for ngöndro or Werma practice. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

February 6th—February 8th

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 »

Milarepa Day

March 7th

A day-long holiday celebrating our rich heritage of meditators - all are welcome! On this day, it is traditional to recite the entire Rain of Wisdom (Kagyu Gurtso). The Rain of Wisdom is a remarkable collection of vajra dohas - realization songs. Continue »

Becoming A Shambhala Person

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

March 13th—March 15th

In this weekend, we will explore the foundations of path and learn about refuge and bodhisattva vows. Continue »

Recent News

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    Farewell and a Time of Transition

    This is the time of year when the days grow warmer and the Shambhala community begins to scatter for the summer, attending programs and retreats, spending time with friends and family, spending time outside the walls of our center. Taking the time to close the center for two weeks, from June 23-July 6, gives our … Continue