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

Profound Treasury Study Group - Mahayana

with Mary Lang & Bill Wooding

May 19th—June 23rd

Join us for a special 5-week module to explore the concept of twofold egolessness and the practitioner’s transition from the Hinayana to the Mahayana Path. Continue »

Community Gathering

June 4th

What is the capacity of Shambhala in Boston? Through the lens of four domains we will explore what Building Capacity means, looks and feels like. All Community Members are encouraged to come with their ideas, questions and aspirations. Continue »

Dismantling Racism with Meditation: A Workshop for White People

with Kara Dansky

June 8th

Do you want to learn more about what you can do to end racism? Do you want to learn how to engage meditation in racial justice work? Are you interested in learning about how white people are harmed by racism? If so, this workshop is right for you. Continue »

Don't Bite the Hook

June 9th—June 23rd

This three-week introductory class will guide us into Pema Chödrön's teachings on finding freedom from anger, resentment, and other destructive emotions. This journey is based on the practice of mindfulness meditation. Join us to learn more. Continue »

Midsummer Day Celebration: Save the Date!

June 18th

Join us to celebrate the Summer Solstice! Continue »