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.
The Bellingham Shambala Meditation Center is a part of Shambhala International, a worldwide community of urban and rural meditation practice and retreat centers founded by the Tibetan buddhist meditation master, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s son. Learn about our vision, lineage & community.
Led by Acharya Jenny Warwick, this one-week retreat will focus on "Awakening to Basic Goodness" through the practice of sitting and walking meditation as well as Oryoki-style contemplative meals and more. Continue »
The traditional term "merit" is considered a crucial foundation on the path of meditation. But what does "virtuous activity" really mean? And how does it relate to understanding the nature of our own mind and heart in sitting practice? Continue »