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

Joy in Everyday Life: 5-Week Series

with Mary Coonan & Dr. Alex Solodyna

February 22nd—March 22nd

Through this third weekly class in The Way of Shambhala series, we explore the Buddhist teachings on intelligent compassion towards others, and we will begin to discover the joy of discipline, health and bravery. Continue »

Kurukulla Intensive

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

February 23rd—February 25th

An advanced Kurukulla Sadhana weekend for those who who have received the empowerment from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Continue »

Milarepa Day

February 25th

A day-long holiday celebrating our rich heritage of meditators - all are welcome! On this day, it is traditional to recite the entire Rain of Wisdom (Kagyu Gurtso). The Rain of Wisdom is a remarkable collection of vajra dohas - realization songs. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend II: Birth of a Warrior

with Jonathan Wyman & Ashley Hodson

March 2nd—March 4th

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

Children’s Program: Heart Warriors Club

with Jill Blagsvedt & Sarah Gibbons

March 11th

The Heart Warriors Club is a space for children of Shambhala households ages 3-6 to connect to their own goodness, wisdom, kindness and strength. Continue »