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.

Addressing harm in the Shambhala community.


Where to begin?

We offer a wealth of classes and retreats, here are a few to start with:

Learn to Meditate: Sundays 12:30-1:30pm

Wednesday Drop-In Meditation: Training Heart and Mind
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:30

Beginner Classes: See Beginner Calendar

Read more about Getting Started.

Featured Programs

Full Day Nyinthun of Meditation Practice, Contemplation and Dharma Study

with Diana Evans

January 27th

Open to all. Treat yourself to a weekend of basic sanity! You are welcome to participate for all or any part of the day. Continue »

The Basic Goodness of Conflict: A Mindful Exploration of Conflict Transformation

with Geoff Cox

February 1st—February 3rd

How can we engage conflict from the ground of the Basic Goodness of ourselves and others? Continue »

Shambhala Day: Year of the Earth Boar

February 5th

This holiday celebration marks the beginning of the new year and is one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. Members and friends are invited to join us for our annual New Year Celebration! Continue »

Profound Treasury study: The Path of Individual Liberation

with Mary Lang, Nealy Zimmermann, Jonathan Wyman

February 25th—April 1st

The first volume of The Profound Treasury, The Path of Individual Liberation, presents the Hinayana, the core Buddhist teachings on the practice of meditation, the reality of suffering, and the possibility of liberation. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend III: Warrior in the World

with Jonathan Wyman

March 29th—March 31st

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »