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

Contentment in Everyday Life: 5-Week Series

with Shastri Nick Kranz & Angela Borges

November 2nd—December 7th

This introductory 5-week class offers an exploration of mindfulness meditation, focused on incorporating gentleness and fearlessness into our lives. This class is the first pre-requisite for the entire Everyday Life series. All are welcome! Continue »

Profound Treasury Study Series: Glimpses of Mahamudra

with Mary Lang & Frank Ryan

November 7th—December 19th

Mahamudra is a meditation tradition within tantric Buddhism that points to the nature of awareness itself. The class format is facilitated discussion, closely tied to passages in the readings from the Vajrayana Volume of the Profound Treasury text. Continue »

Our Original Playground: Autumn Wilderness Romp

with Shastri Nick Kranz

November 19th

Away from the demands of the modern lifestyle, we often find that we are most able to get in touch with who we really are when we're outdoors in nature. This one-day outdoor retreat will explore the experience of resting our minds naturally. Continue »

Children’s Program: Heart Warriors Club

with Jill Blagsvedt & Sarah Gibbons

December 3rd

New Offering! 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 »

Body Mind Unwind: Yoga Workshop

with Lakota Sandoe

December 3rd

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