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Welcome to the South Shore Meditation Centre. The Shambhala community is based on a social and cultural vision of fearless and gentle warriorship and on the wisdom and compassion of the Buddhist tradition of meditation. We welcome people of any spiritual background or way of life. You are most welcome to come and meditate with us.



Featured Programs

Glimpses of Mahayana

with Richard Wurtz

October 7th—November 4th

Buddhist Studies classes based on Chogyam Trungpa's eponymous book. Continue »

Taste of Shambhala

October 22nd

Everyone welcome! Continue »

How Can I Help?

with Shastri Alice Haspray & Dr Lely Abud

November 7th—November 9th

Part 2 of the Basic Goodness series Continue »

New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →