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: (on hold for the summer)

Beginner Classes: See Beginner Calendar

Read more about Getting Started.

Featured Programs

Fundamentals of Meditation [Chinatown]

with Shastri Nick Kranz

June 12th—June 26th

This 3-week introductory course will help you build a meditation practice as the foundation for a more sane life. Continue »

Confronting Systemic Racism: 5-Week Workshop for White People

June 21st—July 19th

Move beyond talking about racism and social oppression toward finding ways to take action, whether in your own personal sphere or in your community. Facilitated by the Boston Anti-Racism Collaborative, this workshop is exclusively meant for white members Continue »

Midsummer Day Celebration - Larz Anderson Park

June 23rd

Join our annual Summer Solstice celebration of community and our phenomenal world! Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again

with Shastri Nick Kranz

June 29th—July 1st

Shambhala Training is a secular meditation training that develops fearlessness, confidence, openness and gentleness towards ourselves and our world. Touch in with your inherent goodness and humanity with this weekend training. Continue »

Public Talk: Experiencing Our Shared Humanity

with Shastri Nick Kranz

June 29th

Together we will explore the view that a great deal of chaos in the world occurs because people don't appreciate themselves and others. Is it possible to shift the tide? All are welcome to this Friday evening opening talk for Weekend I: Feel Human Again. Continue »