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.

Featured Programs

Meditation in Everyday Life: 5-Week Class

with Sarah Kimball & Jade Kranz

October 17th—November 21st

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

Becoming A Shambhala Person: Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

October 21st—October 23rd

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

Awakening From the Daydream: Talk and Book Signing

with David Nichtern

October 27th

In Awakening from the Daydream, contemporary meditation teacher David Nichtern reimagines the ancient Buddhist allegory of the Wheel of Life. Continue »

Full-Moon Shambhala Sadhana (For Community Members)

with Shastri Diana Evans

November 13th

These Full Moon gatherings are specifically meant for Shambhala members and their families & friends to practice the Shambhala Sadhana in celebration of community and good human society! Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of a Warrior

with Shastri Diana Evans & Mary Coonan

November 18th—November 20th

This second weekend program in the Shambhala Training series deepens our practice of meditation and teaches us to recognize our habitual patterns and begin to discover fearlessness. Continue »