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

Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma: Mind Training (Lojong) & Slogan Practice

with Nealy Zimmermann & William Wooding

July 11th—August 8th

This class deepens our exploration of the skillful means of the Bodhisattva path. Continue »

Meditation and Mindfulness: Heart of Recovery Public Talk

with Scott Perkins

July 28th

Explore how meditation can relieve stress, overcome strong emotions, and support recovery from addition to substances and behaviors so that we can enjoy our lives? Continue »

From Habitual to Ritual: Heart of Recovery Full-Day Retreat

with Scott Perkins

July 29th

A full-day exploring how to use meditation to bring mindfulness, appreciation, and gratitude into our paths of recovery from addiction. Continue »

Our Original Playground: Summer by the Sea

with Shastri Nick Kranz

August 12th

Away from the demands of the modern lifestyle, we often find that we are most able to get in touch with who we really are when we're outdoors in nature. This one-day outdoor retreat will explore the experience of resting our minds naturally. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

August 18th—August 20th

Shambhala Training is a secular meditation training that develops fearlessness, confidence, openness and gentleness towards ourselves and our world. Interested in the art of being human? Continue »