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.


Featured Programs

Fearlessness In Everyday Life

with Frank Johns

May 4th—July 20th

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

with Frank Johns

June 12th—June 14th


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 →

Katie Baingbridge

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 →

Recent News

  • Refuge Vows in Portland

    Greetings! The Portland Shambhala Centre is offering Refuge and Bodhisattva vows early next month.  As the vows are given by a senior teacher (Acharya), these events do not happen very often.  If you have the opportunity to attend and the inspiration to take either or both of these vows, please do so!  Information can be … Continue