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

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 »

Buddha, Dharma, Sangha: Exploring the Refuge Vow

October 4th—October 18th

This program is for anyone who is interested in exploring the three riches, or jewels of the Buddhist tradition - the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha. This is also a required course for those taking Refuge on October 21-23. 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 »