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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

Monday Night Talk/Conversation ~ BETTER ANGELS with Zen Priest Edie Norton

January 21st

Zen priest Edie Norton will give a presentation on the new community trainings offered by Better Angels, the bipartisan citizen's movement to unify our divided nation. Continue »

~ CELEBRATION OF SHAMBHALA DAY 2019 ~ Year of the Earth Boar-Pig

February 10th

We will celebrate Shambhala Day (first day of the Lunar New Year) on Sunday, February 10th. Save the date and stay tuned for details! Continue »

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

with Janet Bass

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 Rick 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 »