In addition to open weekly practice sessions and gatherings, Pioneer Valley Shambhala Meditation Center offers courses on Buddhism, the Shambhala teachings and meditation trainings, as well as related topics.

Zoom addresses for registered virtual courses are emailed upon registration.

Elevator access is available, please email us ( [email protected] ) at least two days in advance to request.

Masking is currently discretionary, but masks are available and visitors are welcome to request that we mask at gatherings.

Please check our program listings below and on our home page.


Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Learn to Meditate

with Richard Brown & Petri Flint & Austin Seeley

January 7th—December 1st

Drop-in program the first Sunday of each month. Learn the view and practice of Shamatha, or calm-abiding, mindfulness meditation, which stabilizes the mind and synchronizes mind and body. Continue »

Burlington Shambhala Center

Shambhala Morning

March 9th—December 13th (2025)

Café and Meditation Instruction Every Second Saturday of the month 9:30 - 11 Join us for lively discussion and practice Continue »

Burlington Shambhala Center

MidWeek Dharma

April 3rd—December 18th

WEEKLY WEDNESDAYS Revitalize yourself with a drop-in community of meditation practitioners - new and old! Meditation practice, instruction and dharma presentation followed by discussion. Continue »

Burlington Shambhala Center


with Kendra Smith & Melissa Scanlon

July 8th—August 5th

Join us as we explore teachings from Pema Chödrön (audio recordings) on how we as individuals can respond to turmoil in our everyday lives to create a culture of compassion. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Friday Movie night - Everything, Everywhere All At Once [IN PERSON]

July 27th

Summer social event - BYO dinner at 5:00, movie will start around 5:30 Continue »

St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center

Half-Nyinthün at Karmê Chöling

August 11th

Join us for a half-day meditation retreat (half-nyinthün) with sitting and walking meditation practice at Karmê Chöling. Continue »