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

Paranirvana of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

April 4th

A Celebration of the 28th Parinirvana of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche & Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast Continue »

Monday Night Open House Talk ~ JUMPING INTO THE HEART OF BUDDHA

with Acharya Emeritus Jenny Warwick

April 13th

A look at the Four Immeasurables as a way of realizing the great compassion of the Buddha, and of contributing to the benefit of others. Continue »

My Little Plastic Ocean: A Performance-Salon-Experiment

with Zoey Moyle

April 24th

Contemplative art is complementary to meditation. What happens when practice, art and personal experience are combined, with food and a place to digest it all, may be nothing short of enlightened society...or it could simply be a fun evening at BSC... Continue »

Birth of the Warrior ~ Shambhala Training Level II

with Rick Merrill

May 1st—May 3rd

This second level of Shambhala Training intensifies the discipline of meditation practice, enabling participants to work with obstacles that may have arisen as meditation practice develops. Continue »

~ JOY IN EVERYDAY LIFE ~

with Greg Heffron & Acharya Emeritus Jenny Warwick

May 14th—June 11th

"There is something suspect about our inability to enjoy anything." ~Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »