header-IMG_7484-TR-centre-templateWelcome to Shambhala!

 
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.

 

Featured Programs

~ The Buddhist Refuge Vow ~

with Shastri Jason Ruvelson

February 1st—March 14th

A Monday Night Class for those individuals intending to take their Refuge Vow in April--and for those curious to learn more about the Buddhist Refuge Vow. Continue »

Movie Night! ~ Train of Life

February 12th—May 20th

Join us for Movie Night. Continue »

~ The Treatise on Enlightened Society ~ Lung (Reading Transmission) Offered

with Vicky Moyle

February 19th

'Lung' is a Tibetan term meaning "wind", "breath", or "energy". It refers to the process of receiving a reading transmission. Continue »

~ Milarepa Day ~

February 21st

Milarepa Day - A full day of practice celebrating the life and enlightenment of Tibet's greatest saint. Sat March 15th: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Save the date for this all-day practice and reading of The Rain of Wisdom. This is a community practice day, an Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

with Shastri Jason Ruvelson & Rick Merrill

March 11th—March 13th

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. Continue »