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! New to Shambhala?

We offer a wealth of classes and retreats, here are a few to start with:

Learn to Meditate: Sundays 12:30-1:30pm

Wednesday Gatherings: 7-9pm

Beginner Classes: See Beginner Calendar

Read more about Getting Started.

4 Noble Truths of Love

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February 14th 6-8pm Party to Follow

with Susan Piver

Love is all that matters. No, wait. Love stinks. Which one?! It is not always easy to tell. Nothing rouses as much joy and chaos as romantic love. No matter how committed you are to being level-headed and rational, when love strikes or departs, all bets are off. Register HERE


Featured Programs

Neutral Day: New Friday Schedule

February 12th

Join us to uplift the Center before Saturday's Shambhala Day Event! Continue »

Shambhala Day: Year of the Fire Monkey

February 13th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the new year of the Fire Monkey and is one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. Members and friends are invited to join us for our annual New Year's Celebration! Continue »

The 4 Noble Truths of Love

with Susan Piver

February 14th

Love is all that matters. No, wait. Love stinks. Which one?! Join Susan Piver for an alternative Valentine's Day about the realities of love. Bring your sweetie, a friend or come solo, party to follow! Event co-sponsored by the LGBT Meditation Group Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Susan Ryan

March 4th—March 6th

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 »

Shambhala Meditation: Proclaiming Basic Goodness - Facilitated Video Retreat

March 11th—March 12th

Please join us as we work with video teachings of Sakyong Mipham to explore and connect with our own humanity. Proclaiming Basic Goodness through the Shambhala Meditation practice can be a powerful antidote to the aggression and suffering of our times. Continue »