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

Community Gathering

August 28th

Continuing our conversation from April: What is Shambhala Boston up to? All Community Members are encouraged to come with their ideas, questions and aspirations. Continue »

Great Eastern Sun

with Shastri Diana Evans

September 17th—September 18th

This weekend retreat is the first in the Way of Shambhala Year Two curriculum and teaches us how to see the Great Eastern Sun - the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists. Prereqs apply. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

September 19th—October 24th

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

Harvest of Peace: Community Practice and Fundraiser

September 24th

Join us for the celebration on the Fall Equinox! We will gather together to practice, share food, hear teachings from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and support our community with our seasonal fundraiser. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Carolyn Krusinski

September 30th—October 2nd

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 »