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

Joy in Everyday Life (Back Bay Location)

with Shastri Nick Kranz & Travis DeTour

April 24th—May 22nd

Through this 3rd class in The Way of Shambhala, we will explore the Buddhist teachings on intelligent compassion towards others, and we will begin to discover the joy of discipline, health and bravery. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of a Warrior

with Dori Digenti

May 5th—May 7th

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 »

Body Mind Unwind: Yoga Workshop

with Lakota Sandoe

May 7th

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 »

Rigden Weekend

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

June 2nd—June 4th

This program is the culmination of the Way of Shambhala and is a weekend that emphasizes genuine confidence and steadfastness in facing the world's challenges. Continue »

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 »