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 Shastri Nick Kranz & Miguel Gomes

January 12th—February 9th

This is the first course in our core program, The Way of Shambhala, which provides a strong foundation in mindfulness-awareness meditation. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life (Back Bay Location)

with Ashley Hodson & Martina Bouey

January 23rd—February 20th

This introductory class offers an exploration of mindfulness meditation, focused on incorporating gentleness and fearlessness into our lives. Open to the public. Continue »


with Mary Lang

January 27th—January 29th

Drala is the elemental presence of the world that is available to us through sense perceptions. This Shambhala Training Sacred Path Level introduces students to drala. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

with Shastri Nick Kranz & Jonathan Wyman

February 3rd—February 5th

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 »

Love Hurts: Being With Heartbreak

with Lodro Rinzler

February 7th

Maybe it’s heartbreak around the death of a loved one, a messy break-up, becoming estranged from someone you care about, or feeling let down by society overall. Join us in exploring the path of heartbreak. Continue »