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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

DEEPENING IN COMPASSION ~ Part 1 The Four Limitless Ones

February 21st—April 21st

A Year of Deepening in Compassion: a four-part series exploring the Shambhala Mahayana teachings. A Bellingham Sangha-wide course, involving live interaction online with the Shambhala Acharyas and the international community. Continue »

"THE BIRTH OF THE WARRIOR" ~ Way of Shambhala Weekend Level II

March 1st—March 3rd

Sitting with our minds in meditation allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fears. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level I. Continue »

“WARRIOR IN THE WORLD” ~ Way of Shambhala Weekend Level III

with Richard Merrill

May 17th—May 19th

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. Prerequisite: Shambhala Level II Continue »