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.


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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

Running With the Mind of Meditation

with Brandon Jellison & Timaree Bierle-Dodds

April 19th

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

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

May 1st—May 29th

This fourth class in the Way of Shambhala curriculum focuses on the application of fearlessness in our everyday lives, and correlates to the teachings on emptiness in the Buddhist tradition. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V - Open Sky

with Shastri Andrea Darby

May 2nd—May 4th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind—a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »

Our Original Playground

with Shastri Nicholas Kranz

June 1st

Away from the demands of the modern lifestyle, we often find that we are most able to get in touch with who we really are when we're outdoors in nature. This one-day outdoor retreat will explore the experience of resting our minds naturally. Continue »

Rigden Weekend

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

October 17th—October 19th

This program is the culmination of the Way of Shambhala and is a weekend that emphasizes genuine confidence and steadfastness in facing the worlds challenges. Continue »

Recent News

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    Meet Reverend Kim!

    One of the best parts about putting together the Moving Forward: Boston Strong in Everyday Life event with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche has been the amazing friendship and partnership that has been extended by Arlington Street Church. At the heart of that friendship is Reverend Kim Crawford Harvie, senior minister at the church, who has been … Continue