Welcome to Shambhala. You have found a place to rest your mind and make friends with being human. Learn more about our community here.

Silicon Valley Shambhala is part of an international community of meditation centers founded by Tibetan Buddhist meditation master, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and led by his son and lineage holder, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

  * Our members are currently practicing in 3 different neighborhood group locations. 

We offer a friendly, uplifted environment in which to explore meditation and the qualities it can bring to your life. Our community offers free meditation instruction and a well-defined path of practice and study. All our offerings are meant to help people of every description awaken their innate wisdom, compassion and sense of humor.

Our community includes people of all ages and walks of life. We invite you to join us in this journey of discovery.

Members- please send your membership dues to Silicon Valley Shambhala Center -P.O. Box 827- Los Altos, CA 94023

Featured Programs

Shambhala Meditation: Proclaiming Basic Goodness With Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Shastri Sandra Ladley

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

May 6th—May 7th

Open to the Public-Friday night talk by Shastri Sandra Ladley Open to the Public (and Shambhala Educators specifically Saturday Afternoon) Saturday we will have a light breakfast from 8:30-9:00am and then receive the transmission of the Shambhala Medit Continue »
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