The Burlington Shambhala Meditation Center is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Our center offers public meditation, a core curriculum of Shambhala Buddhist teachings, as well as training in advanced contemplative practices. We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humor.


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 →

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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 →

Featured Programs

Who am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human

with Shastri Sharon Keegan & Charlotte Brodie

October 24th—November 21st

This course asks the question, “Who am I?” and explores the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego and cocoon, buddha-nature, and the confidence of warriorship. Continue »

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    Meet Qigong Teacher Beth Latchis

    The Burlington Shambhala Center is thrilled to welcome beloved teacher Beth Latchis to lead a two-day Qigong workshop November 5-6. We thought you would enjoy getting to know Beth! How long have you been studying Qiqong? I took my first Daoist Qigong program with Eva Wong at Karme Choling in 2007 so I have been … Continue