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.

Community Events

Burlington Shambhala Center

MidWeek Dharma

November 8th—August 14th

WEEKLY WEDNESDAYS (except Jan 31 & Feb 7)) Revitalize yourself with a drop-in community of meditation practitioners - new and old! Meditation practice, instruction and dharma presentation followed by discussion. Continue »

Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

January 25th—April 8th

Join us each month on the full or new moon (see details for dates and times) for an energetic group recitation of this powerful liturgy envisioned by Trungpa Rinpoche in 1968 while on retreat at Tigers Cave in Bhutan, where Padmasambhava meditated 1200 ye Continue »

St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center

Fresh Start Potluck

March 2nd

It’s time to ask ourselves what we want the Center to be.  Join us in sharing our ideas and visions for the next steps along the path of practice and study of the dharma.  Continue »

Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center

First Sunday Community Practice and Dharma Discussion

with Mariah Freemole

March 3rd

Join in each month on the first Sunday as we come together for morning meditation practice and dharma study at the Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center. All are welcome! Meditation instruction will be provided for those new to meditation practice. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Midsummer's Day [In Person]

June 22nd

Celebrate the Summer Solstice, connect with the earth, sky and community. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Harvest of Peace

September 21st

Balancing home, work, social and spiritual lives can be demanding. In this seasonal celebration, we take some time to examine and re-seed our relationship with generosity and abundance which strengthen and sustain us throughout the year. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Children's Day: Community Winter Solstice Gathering

December 21st

At a time of year when the night is longest, the Shambhala Center will be decorated with twinkling lights and a special shrine representing the dignity of the family, and the joy and creativity of the youthful heart. All are welcome! Continue »