Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

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.


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, our Way of Shambhala, community, and many other programs.

Office Hours & Location

Our Office Hours are:
Tue & Thu: 4-8pm
1st & 3rd Sun 11:30am-3:30pm
We located are at:
1110 SE Alder St, Portland
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 →


Recent News


    Little changes that add up to enlightened society

    Making enlightened society possible involves a lot of little steps that are not always visible until you take a bend in the path.  For the past several months I’ve been working with two relatively invisible master-data-base-administrators in Shambhala, Bernard Spiegeleer in Köln, Germany and Candlin Dobbs in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. We doing a demonstration project … Continue 

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    Portland Shambhala at the People’s Climate March

    For those of you who were at the center at Harvest of Peace, or were able to hear the Sakyong’s address at another center or at your home, you might have heard the Sakyong mention an event that was going on that weekend: the People’s Climate March. This event happened worldwide- with estimates between 300 … Continue 

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    Meditators you can sponsor

    Here is a current list of people you can sponsor for our Meditation Marathon on November 1st.  When you register as a meditator we will add your name (within a few hours or so)! Alice Price Andrew Gardner Ann Cason Chris Poor Corey Atkins Diane Pallas Janie Paige Jay Stewart Kim Crossman Leslie Halvorsen Lisa Stanley … Continue 

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    September Council Meeting Summary and Meeting Notes

    The PSMC Governing Council met on Thursday, September 11th, 2014- the meeting notes, where you can find more details about what was discussed at our meeting, are accessible here: Public Agenda and Meeting Notes- Council Meeting 9/11/14 Here is a short summary of the meeting: Kim Crossman and Chris Poor made a short presentation on the … Continue