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

Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Frank Ryan

September 4th—October 2nd

Wisdom in Everyday Life is the final class in the Way of Shambhala, and focuses on discovering unwavering confidence and playfulness. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Susan Ryan

September 5th—September 7th

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 »

Shambhala Sadhana: Welcome Back ESA Graduates

with Shastri Carolyn Krusinski

September 9th

Join us for an opportunity to reunite the recent graduates of Enlightened Society Assembly gathering from across the mandala. Continue »

Ngondro/Werma Group Practice Weekend

September 13th—September 14th

This weekend is designed for Shambhala tantrikas to complete group practice requirements for ngöndro or Werma practice. Continue »

The Presence Point: Cultivating Embodiment & Engaging Creative Process

with Sarah Lipton

September 13th

In our day together, we will experiment with what it feels like to be in our bodies. We will learn how to rest deeply and tap into our natural resilience. Continue »

Recent News

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    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