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

Preparing to Die: Book Discussion Series

with Nealy Zimmermann, Cathy Brennan, Maryl Schapiro

September 27th—October 25th

How does death shape the way one's life is lived? Explore this and more through open discussion group of Andrew Holocek's book "Preparing to Die". Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of a Warrior

with Mary Lang

October 20th—October 22nd

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

Good Conversation: Sakyong Mipham Live Stream from Denver

October 22nd

The Lost Art of Good Conversation - Part 1 of a 3 Part Series // Working with Ourselves // Join us to watch the Denver panel discussion with Sakyong Mipham, Susan Piver, Lodro Rinsler, and special guest Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler Continue »

Death Fair 2017: Let’s Talk About Death

with Dr. Nancy Styron, Mary Lang, Nealy Zimmermann, Janet Romaine

October 28th

4th Annual Death Fair. For Buddhists the moment of death, and how we prepare for it, are a critical opportunity on our path of awakening. This interactive workshop will explore death in a variety... Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Shastri Nick Kranz

November 2nd—December 7th

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