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

BodyMind Unwind: Restorative Yoga

with Lakota Sandoe

December 16th

This Saturday morning restorative workshop will is open to all practice levels. We will blend gentle body shapes, movement and breath awareness, to support warming and opening the body while also settling of the mind. Continue »

Children's Day: A Family Solstice Gathering

December 16th

At a time of year when the night is longest, the Shambhala Center will be decorated with twinkling lights and a special shrine representing the dignity of the family, and the joy and creativity of the youthful heart. All are welcome! Continue »

Being Heard: The Practice of Speaking and Listening

with Ashley Hodson

December 17th

Drawing from Sakyong Mipham's new book "The Lost Art of Good Conversation", we dive into the practice of deep listening and the power of communicating in ordinary and profound ways. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again

with Carolyn Krusinski

January 5th—January 7th (2018)

Shambhala Training is a secular meditation training that develops fearlessness, confidence, openness and gentleness towards ourselves and our world. Touch in with your inherent goodness and humanity with this weekend training. Continue »

Collective Liberation: Playback Theater for People of Color

January 13th (2018)

Building on over a year of Collective Liberation work in our sangha around racial identity, this event is a partnership with True Story Theater for the POC community to explore experiences of racial identity. Continue »