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

Golden Key

with Shastri Bill Brauer

June 22nd—June 25th

This program is based on a Shambhala text that works with our relationship to the material world and our sense perceptions. It teaches the practice of enriching presence - the ability to instantly sense the inner wealth.. Continue »

Body Mind Unwind: Yoga Workshop

with Lakota Sandoe

July 2nd

This Sunday evening practice will be a delight for all. 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 »

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 »

Qigong: Levels I & II

with Eva Wong

July 15th—July 16th

Cultivate a healthy body and a clear mind through the practice of Daoist Qigong. A form of gentle, relaxing exercise which stimulates the circulation of energy in our body, and enhances mental clarity. Continue »

Spiritual Directive Info Session

July 23rd

Sponsored by the Boston Shambhala Center End of Life Committee. Join this one hour informal education session on Buddhist end-of-life practices, and particularly to learn about the Spiritual Directive form, which is available to anyone in our community. Continue »