Our Location

Contact us at:

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston
646 Brookline Avenue, Brookline,  MA 02445
Tel. 617-734-1498

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston is located at 646 Brookline Avenue, Boston, one block off Route 9 and the Riverway. (SEE MAP BELOW)

By Public Transportation

Subway – Green Line D or E Branch
Take the Green Line D/Riverside train to the Brookline Village stop. Walk to Pearl Street, where you will see a taxi stand and the Brookline Place building with restaurants. (If you see the sign for Station Street, you headed the wrong way. Cross the train tracks and walk out to Pearl Street.) Turn left on Pearl Street and walk a block and a half down, past the parking garage, until Pearl Street runs into Brookline Avenue. The Shambhala Center is across the street.

Take the the Green Line E/Heath Street trolley to the Riverway stop, just as the trolley turns sharply to the left onto South Huntington Street. Walk back to Huntington Avenue/Route 9, and turn left, under the Riverway bridge. Turn right on to Brookline Avenue at the gas station. The Center is just one block up on your right.

Bus – Routes 66, 39, 60 and 65 
From Harvard Square, Allston, Coolidge Corner, Tremont Street, or Dudley Station:
Take the number 66 bus to the “Huntington Avenue/Jamaicaway” stop, under the Riverway bridge. Turn right as you leave the bus and walk back to Brookline Avenue. Turn right on to Brookline Avenue at the gas station. The Center is just one block up on your right.

From Jamaica Plain, Copley Square or Huntington Avenue:
Take the number 39 bus to the “South Huntington Ave & Huntington Ave” stop. Walk back to Huntington Avenue/Route 9, and turn left, under the Riverway bridge. Turn right on to Brookline Avenue at the gas station. The Center is just one block up on your right.

Bus 60, “Chestnut Hill-Kenmore Square,” and Bus 65, “Brighton Center-Kenmore,” travel along Brookline Avenue. Ask to get out at Pearl Street, which is across the street from the Shambhala Center.

Driving

Brookline Avenue runs north and south between Route 9 and Kenmore Square. It can be reached via the Riverway, Storrow Drive (Fenway exit), or from Route 9 itself.

From Interstate 95 (US 1) from the north: Cross the Tobin Bridge going south over the Mystic River and follow signs to Storrow Drive. Go west on Storrow Drive to the Fenway exit (Route 1 South). Turn right on Boylston Street, follow to Brookline Avenue intersection (1.1 miles). Bear left onto Brookline Avenue and continue approximately one mile to the Shambhala Center on left.

From Interstate 93 from the north: Take Interstate 93 South, follow signs to Storrow Drive. Go west on Storrow Drive to the Fenway exit (Route 1 South). Turn right onto Boylston Street, follow to Brookline Avenue intersection (1.1 miles). Bear left onto Brookline Avenue and continue approximately one mile to the Shambhala Center on left.

From Mass. Route 2 from the northwest: Follow Route 2 toward Boston and cross the Charles River toward downtown Boston onto Soldiers Field Road, which becomes Storrow Drive east. Take the Fenway exit (Route 1 South). Turn right on Boylston Street, and follow to Brookline Avenue intersection (1.1 miles). Bear left onto Brookline Avenue and continue approximately one mile to the Shambhala Center on left.

Mass Pike from the west: Leave the Turnpike extension at exit 18 and get on Storrow Drive eastbound toward downtown Boston. Take the Fenway exit (Route 1 South). Turn left onto Brookline Avenue and continue approximately one mile to the Shambhala Center on left. From Route 9 from the west: Follow Route 9 east to Brookline Avenue. Turn left onto Brookline Avenue. The Shambhala Center is on the first block on the right. From Route 24 and Interstate 95 from the south: Follow Route 128 south to the Southeast Expressway. Follow the Expressway north to Storrow Drive exit. Go west on Storrow Drive to the Fenway exit (Route 1 South). Turn left onto Brookline Avenue and continue approximately one mile to the Shambhala Center on left.

Southeast Expressway: Follow the Expressway north to Storrow Drive exit. Go west on Storrow Drive to the Fenway exit (Route 1 South). Turn right on Boylston Street, follow to Brookline Avenue intersection (1.1 miles). Bear left onto Brookline Avenue and approximately one mile to the Shambhala Center on left.

Parking

Metered on-street parking is available on Brookline Avenue and on Pearl Street (no charge on Sundays or after 8:00 PM). Free on-street parking (up to two hours) is available on River Road behind the Shambhala Center. (To get on River Road when coming up Brookline Avenue from Boston towards Route 9, take the last left before the Shambhala Center. When coming down Brookline Avenue from Brookline away from Route 9, take the first sharp right after the Shambhala Center.) There is also a parking garage adjoining One Brookline Center, across the street.