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.

Buddhist Studies

St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

March 10th—February 28th (2025)

Join the St. Johnsbury meditation community each month at the new moon for the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice and teaching. Continue »

St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center

Shambhala Sadhana

March 25th—February 12th (2025)

Join the St. Johnsbury meditation community each month at the full moon for the Shambhala Sadhana teaching and practice 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 »