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

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Andrea Darby

March 31st—April 2nd

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 »

Sacred Outlook to Sacred Activism: Working with mind and society in challenging times

with Acharya Martin Janowitz

April 5th

What can we do as practitioners to be a force for peace, safety and compassion? Join this special public talk by visiting senior teacher, Acharya Marty Janowitz. Continue »

Regional Shambhala Ritual Academy II

with Acharya Suzann Duquette, Andrea Doukas, Timothy Quigley

April 7th—April 9th

This regional Shambhala Ritual Academy II will build on the view of ritual presented in the first International Shambhala Ritual Academy. Continue »

Full-Moon Shambhala Sadhana (For Community Members)

April 12th

These Full Moon gatherings are specifically meant for Shambhala members and their families & friends to practice the Shambhala Sadhana in celebration of community and good human society! Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

with Shastri Diana Evans

April 21st—April 23rd

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »