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

She Who Was All Wise: Storytelling & The Creative Process

with Laura Simms & Ms. Jill Blagsvedt

October 3rd

Laura Simms tells a riveting story accompanied by spontaneous painting and invited conversation! Continue »

Shambhala Art Part 3: The Creative Process of Art as Communication

with Laura Simms & Ms. Jill Blagsvedt

October 4th—October 5th

The discipline of Shambhala Art is the engagement in direct communication with our hearts and the world, via the creative process of communication as art in everyday life. Continue »

Running With the Mind of Meditation

with Brandon Jellison

October 4th

This workshop will introduce us to the practices of sitting, walking, and running meditation. Continue »

Being Truly Healthy

with Catherine Pilfrey & Brandon Jellison

October 4th

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

Compassionate Action: Revitalize Through Contemplative Exercises & Deep Sharing

with Laura Simms

October 5th

Join Laura Simms for contemplative sensory exercises and an engaging discussion about her work as a storyteller and artist who has helped children and adults around the world. Continue »

Recent News

  • Shambhala-Flags

    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