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

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Mary Lang, Travis DeTour, Miguel Gomes

September 19th—October 24th

This introductory class offers an exploration of mindfulness meditation, focused on incorporating gentleness and fearlessness into our lives. Open to the public. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Carolyn Krusinski

September 30th—October 2nd - Date postponed or cancelled

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 »

Buddha, Dharma, Sangha: Exploring the Refuge Vow

with Dr. Brian McCorkle

October 4th—October 18th

This program is for anyone who is interested in exploring the three riches, or jewels of the Buddhist tradition - the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha. This is also a required course for those taking Refuge on October 21-23. Continue »

Unconditional Healing: Finding Well-being Through Adversity

with Jeff Rubin

October 14th—October 16th

ur difficulties can serve as a doorway into who we truly are, and a more expansive way of viewing ourselves and the world. Open to anyone eager to integrating adverse circumstances into their spiritual path. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life: 5-Week Class

with Sarah Kimball & Jade Kranz

October 17th—November 21st

The meditator's instruction manual. Learn how to cultivate strength, stability, and clarity of mind in this 5-week course. Continue »