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

Monday Night Talk/Conversation ~ DISCIPLINE

with Elisa Shafa

August 27th

The second of the six Paramitas, or "transcendent perfections"--enlightened qualities of an awakened mind. Continue »

Monday Night Talk/Conversation ~ PATIENCE

with Ann Davidge

September 3rd

The third of the six Paramitas, or "transcendent perfections"--enlightened qualities of an awakened mind. Continue »

Monday Night Open House Talk ~ THE FOUR RELIANCES

with Bob Mitch

September 10th

What can we rely on? The teachings known as "The Four Reliances" were taught by the historical Buddha shortly before his death. Continue »

Monday Night Talk/Conversation ~ EXERTION

with Sally Luxon

September 17th

The fourth of the six Paramitas, or "transcendent perfections"--enlightened qualities of an awakened mind. Continue »

Special Monday Night Open House Event ~ HARVEST OF PEACE CELEBRATION

September 24th

The Harvest of Peace is our autumnal celebration, a chance to connect with the richness of our lineage and manifest the spirit of generosity. Continue »