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

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 »

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 »

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 »