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

BodyMind Unwind: Restorative Yoga Workshop

with Lakota Sandoe

May 27th

This Sunday evening practice is designed to support body awareness for a well-rounded sitting meditation practice. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend IV: Awakened Heart

with Susan Ryan

June 8th—June 10th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness. Continue »

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 »

Save the Date: Midsummer Day Celebration

June 23rd

Save the date for our annual Summer Solstice celebration of our 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 »