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.


Due to the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19, the Boston Shambhala Center is not hosting programs at our center. See “Where to begin” below, or the “Classes & Programs” tab to see what is being offered online. The following link further describes our responses and suggestions for safety.


Addressing harm in the Shambhala community.


Featured Programs & Events

Moonbeams of Mahāmudrā: Vipashyanā Part Two

with Elizabeth Callahan

June 7th—August 9th

Mahamudra is the practice at the heart of all Kagyu traditions. Continuing our study and practice of Dakpo Tashi Namgyal’s Moonbeams of Mahāmudrā, this six-session bimonthly course will be on Chapter 10: Pointing-Out Instructions. Continue »

Midsummer's Day

June 20th

Celebrate the Summer Solstice! Continue »

Shambhala Boston Community Room

July 1st

Monthly gathering over zoom for open-ended conversation and connection. First Thursday 6:00-7:30pm Continue »

Introduction to the Vajrayana - Profound Treasury

with Janet Romaine & James Wilton

July 15th—September 23rd

Looking into The Tantric Path of Indestructible Wakefulness as taught by Chӧgyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »