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 »

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 & Angela Borges

November 2nd—December 7th

This introductory 5-week class offers an exploration of mindfulness meditation, focused on incorporating gentleness and fearlessness into our lives. This class is the first pre-requisite for the entire Everyday Life series. All are welcome! Continue »

Good Conversation: Sakyong Mipham Live Stream from NYC

November 3rd

The Lost Art of Good Conversation - Part 2 of a 3 Part Series // Enriching Our Relationships // Join us for a live video stream of New York panel discussion with Sakyong Mipham, Seth Godin, Jocelyn Cooper, Dan Harris, and Dr. Shanté Paradigm Continue »

Children’s Program: Heart Warriors Club

with Jill Blagsvedt & Sarah Mae Gibbons

November 5th

New Offering! 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 »