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

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Susan Ryan, Jim Katz, Sarah Kimball

May 14th—June 11th

This is the first course in our core program, The Way of Shambhala, which provides a strong foundation in mindfulness-awareness meditation. Continue »

Community Potluck

May 30th

Everyone is invited to our Community Potluck! Bring the kids, spouse and pals. Please register here: Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of a Warrior

with Dr. Brian McCorkle

June 5th—June 7th

This second weekend program in the Way of Shambhala Year One series deepens our practice of meditation and teaches us to recognize our habitual patterns and begin to discover fearlessness. Continue »

Midsummer Day Celebration

June 20th

Join us to celebrate the Summer Solstice! Continue »

Ikebana: Beginner Workshop

with Barbara Craig

June 27th

The ultimate purpose in Kado is not to make pleasant flower arrangements, but to discover joyfulness, work with obstacles, and develop respect for all things animate or inanimate. Continue »

Recent News

  • Ashley Hodson

    Welcome Ashley Hodson, our New Executive Director

    It is with delight and profound happiness that the Governing Council of the Boston Shambhala Center announces that Ms. Ashley Hodson has been formally approved and appointed by the Kalapa Court for the position of Centre Director. Her directorship will begin as of Shambhala Day 2015. Everyone is invited to the Oath Ceremony for Ashley, including a … Continue