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.

Addressing harm in the Shambhala community.


Where to begin?

We offer a wealth of classes and retreats, here are a few to start with:

Learn to Meditate: Sundays 12:30-1:30pm

Wednesday Open House:Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:30

Beginner Classes: See Beginner Calendar

Read more about Getting Started.

Featured Programs

Making a True Move - Meditation, creative process and social change

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

December 6th—December 8th

Join Acharya Arawana Hayashi for a weekend retreat using meditation, creative process, body-based learning and the insights of Theory U to gain new insight into how organizational and social change happens. Continue »

Children's Day Solstice Gathering: Celebration of Light

December 21st

At a time of year when the night is longest, the Shambhala Center will be decorated with twinkling lights and a special shrine representing the dignity of the family, and the joy and creativity of the youthful heart. All are welcome! Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: The Art of Being Human

January 11th—January 12th (2020)

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 »