Welcome to the Boston Shambhala Center

The Boston Shambhala Center provides space and support for following a path of meditation. Our mission is to cultivate the worthiness, wisdom and compassion of individuals and society based on the inherent goodness of humanity and the natural world.


The Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston stands with the black community in proclaiming the dignity and worthiness of black lives. Black Lives Matter.


Read about the Boston Shambhala Center’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and current safety measures, and visit the “Where to begin” or “Classes & Programs” pages to see which programs are being offered online or as a hybrid of in-person and online.


Addressing harm in the Shambhala community.


Featured Programs & Events

Friday Night Talk - Meditation in Action – Now: Crossing from the Left to the Right Side of our Road

with Martin Janowitz

November 5th

Chögyam Trungpa taught far more than practices to realize inner awareness, well-being or wisdom. Facing the challenge of individual and global suffering, Rinpoche pointed to a vision of meditation in action, embodied compassion, or warriorship. Continue »

Dharma Art: Rediscovering Our World [IN PERSON]

with Ellen Rook

November 6th

A Day of Creativity and Play Exploring the Teachings of Dharma Art Continue »