Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.



New to Shambhala?

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 →

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Ongoing Offerings

Our centre is small but, on request, we do offer the full spectrum of classes and meditations available at the larger centres. For now, our focus is on introducing people to the Shambhala culture of meditation, study and community. Our offerings are free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Featured Programs

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Frank Johns

September 22nd—November 17th

Recent News

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    Gauging interest for Introductory Meditation Weekend Intensive

    Hello Friends!   As September draws to a close, intentions and plans for the year are developing, and we are getting some interest and questions about holding an introductory meditation intensive weekend.  In order to be able to hold this program, we need to determine if we have enough interest.  This weekend intensive would present Shambhala … Continue 

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    Fall Programming

    Brisk Fall Greetings! As the summer comes to an end and the nights become longer than the days, we are settling in to our regular programming at Calgary Shambhala Meditation Group.  We have Conversation and Meditation every alternate Sunday mornings at the Brentwood Coop Auditorium, starting September 28 from 10-noon.  We are also starting an … Continue 

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    Level 1/2 info and other updates

    Hello! Are you looking to place your pre-donation for the upcoming Level 1/2 program?  You can do so here.  We look forward to seeing a lot of new faces! During our Open House classes we have been discussing the topic “Six Ways of Ruling Your World”.  Since this topic would benefit from more regular meetings, … Continue