“Surrendering does not involve preparing for a soft landing; it means just landing on hard, ordinary ground, on rocky, wild countryside. Once we open ourselves, then we land on what is.”  –Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism,Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

 
 

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Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Core Curriculum

The Way of Shambhala is an extensive path of training in authentic meditation practices and wisdom teachings. Contemplative Arts comprise a number of secular disciplines and activities, including flower arranging and photography.

Featured Programs

The Sadhana of Kindness: Awakening the Moon of Enlightened Society

with Acharya Moh Hardin

February 1st

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The Wisdom of the Heart Sutra in Turbulent Times: Winter Retreat

with Acharya Moh Hardin

February 2nd—February 3rd

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Refuge Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Moh Hardin

February 3rd

Refuge Vow is typically given by designated Acharyas (senior teachers). Acharya Moh Hardin will be giving this vow. Continue »

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All of the work of our Center and much of the work of the Shambhala global community is done by volunteers. We rely on your generous contributions to pay our basic operating expenses, and view financial giving as part of our practice as well. Please consider to donate or become a member. We greatly appreciate your generosity.

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Learning To Meditate

Learning to Meditate – Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RZy-uITowY 

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Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions

Rothko Chapel – Houston, Texas; Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Celeste Budwit-Hunter, Shamatha Meditation

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