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

Study the Shambhala Lineage Chant

with William Wooding & Frank Ryan

April 19th—May 3rd

Dive deeper into the Shambhala Buddhist Lineage whom we supplicate in the Shambhala Lineage chant Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life: 5-Week Series

with Jade Kranz

May 3rd—May 31st

This fourth weekly class in the Way of Shambhala curriculum focuses on the application of fearlessness in our everyday lives, and correlates with the teachings on emptiness in the Buddhist tradition. Continue »

Fundamentals of Meditation [Union Square Somerville]

with Shastri Nick Kranz & Ashley Hodson

May 3rd—May 17th

This 3-week introductory course will help you build a meditation practice as the foundation for a more sane life. Continue »

Children’s Program: Heart Warriors Club

with Jill Blagsvedt & Sarah Gibbons

May 6th

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 »

BodyMind Unwind: Restorative Yoga

with Lakota Sandoe

May 6th

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