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

Harvest of Peace: Community Practice and Fundraiser

September 23rd

Join us for the celebration on the Fall Equinox! We will gather together to practice, share food, hear teachings from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and support our community with our seasonal fundraiser. Continue »

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 »

Children’s Program: Heart Warriors Club

with Sarah Mae Gibbons

October 1st

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 »

Body Mind Unwind: Yoga Workshop

with Lakota Sandoe

October 1st

This Sunday evening practice will be a delight for all practice levels. We will blend gentle body shapes, movement and breath awareness, to support the warming and opening of the body and settling of the mind. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of a Warrior

October 20th—October 22nd

This second weekend program in the Shambhala Training series deepens our practice of meditation and teaches us to recognize our habitual patterns as we begin to discover fearlessness. Continue »