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

Harvest of Peace

September 20th

Join us for the celebration on the Fall Equinox! We will gather together to practice, share food, hear teachings from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and support our local community with our yearly fundraiser. Continue »

Shambhala Gathering: Reverend Kim Crawford

with Shastri Carolyn Krusinski

September 24th

Reverend Kim Crawford, recipient of the Enlightened Society Award from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, will dialogue with Shastri Krusinski about her connection to spirituality, society and personal practice. Continue »

Profound Treasury Study Group: Mahayana View & Practice

with Mary Lang & Charles Trageser

September 25th—November 20th

Join us as we explore what it means to move from the Hinayana Path of individual liberation to the Bodhisattva Warrior Path of the Mahayana. Continue »

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 »

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