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

LGBT One-Day Retreat

with Charlie Byron

January 11th (2015)

This one-day retreat will focus on both our personal relationship with the sitting practice of meditation as well as deepening our sense of community. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

January 15th—February 12th (2015)

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 »

Being Truly Healthy

with Catherine Pilfrey & Brandon Jellison

January 17th (2015)

Join us for an empowering workshop that will help participants learn skills to make healthy food choices in their day-to-day lives. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

with Dr. Esther Seibold

January 23rd—January 25th (2015)

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »

Ngondro/Werma Group Practice Weekend

January 31st—February 1st (2015)

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