Shambhala Worldwide

The websites listed below provide information about Shambhala – a network of global meditation centres. The listings are organised under the following headings:

  • General Resources
  • Lineage
  • Residential and Retreat Centers
  • Publications, Practice Materials, and Related Supplies
  • Foundations and Trusts


General Resources

Shambhala’s central website, with a full overview of the Shambhala global community

Shambhala Times Community News Magazine
Shambhala’s news hub—a forum for news and views from all over the Shambhala global community

Shambhala Network
Communications system connecting the Shambhala global community through email, groups and friends

Shambhala Worldwide Directory
Shambhala Center and Group location map and contact information organized by region and country

Shambhala Program Finder
Easy-to-use search feature for locating specific programs and retreats anywhere in Shambhala

Shambhala Database Member’s View
Shambhala Account login site where members can update their profiles, manage their email subscriptions, look up other members, and do more

Shambhala Internet Technology Help Desk
Provides help for using Shambhala’s IT systems, including the Shambhala Network and Shambhala Database

Dorje Kasung
Shambhala service organization that protects teaching environments, the teachers, the teachings, and the community



Sakyong Mipham RinpocheSakyong Mipham Rinpoche
The Sakyong’s official website, with biographical information, news, photos, and more

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche | Official Channel on YouTube
Features a selection of videos, playlists, and links to related resources

The Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche | Official Channel on YouTube
Features a selection of videos, playlists, and links to related resources

Shambhala Archives
Repository of materials by or related to Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and other lineage teachers

Chögyam Trungpa Legacy Project
Preserves the teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and facilitates their practice, study, and application

The Chronicles of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Explores and celebrates the life and work of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Ocean of Dharma: The Everyday Wisdom of Chögyam Trungpa
Inspirational quotes from Chögyam Trungpa’s extensive body of teachings


Residential and Retreat Centers

Shambhala Mountain CenterShambhala Mountain Center
Introductory and in-depth training center and home to the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya | Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

Karmê Chöling
Introductory and in-depth training center | Barnet, Vermont

Dechen Chöling
Introductory and in-depth training center | St Yrieix sous Aixe, France

Dorje Denma Ling
Introductory and in-depth training centre | Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia

Kalapa Valley
Shambhala pilgrimage site and sacred park | Ingonish, Nova Scotia

Gampo Abbey
Western Buddhist monastery in the Shambhala tradition | Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia

Sky Lake
Contemplative center for meditation, arts, and community | Rosendale, New York

Windhorse Retreat Center
Center for peace, meditation, and sustainability | Plymouth, Wisconsin

Casa Werma
Practice and retreat center | Pátzcuaro, México

Dorje Khyung Dzong
Land with cabins for solitary retreats | Gardner, Colorado

Sopa Chöling
Three-year retreat centre at Gampo Abbey | Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia


Publications, Practice Materials, and Related Supplies

Kalapa MediaKalapa Media
Communicates the vision, teachings, and culture of Shambhala and the Sakyong lineage through publications, recordings, and other media

Nālandā Translation Committee
Supplies practice texts and related publications

Shambhala Publications
Publisher of “books for enlightened living”

Samadhi Cushions
Makes and sells quality meditation cushions and related supplies


Foundations and Trusts

The Sakyong FoundationThe Sakyong Foundation
Supports organizations and projects whose activities exemplify the Shambhala vision of cultivating wisdom, compassion and courage

Konchok Foundation
Helps meet the spiritual, cultural, educational and humanitarian needs of the Tibetan people in Surmang and elsewhere in eastern Tibet

The Pema Chödrön Foundation
Works to share and otherwise support Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön’s teachings and vision

Lion’s Roar Foundation
Presents Buddhist teachings, news, and more through Lion’s Roar magazine (formerly Shambhala Sun), Buddhadharma magazine, and the foundation’s website

The Shambhala Trust
Identifies, mentors and funds innovative and strategic projects that advance the Shambhala vision of awakened society