Shambhala Resources

The websites listed below highlight diverse aspects of the extended Shambhala global community. The listings are organized under the following headings:

NoteTo learn about resources specific to the Victoria Shambhala Centre see our Centre Resources page.

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 Centre 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


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 relating to Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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

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

Education, Culture, and Social Action

Shambhala OnlineShambhala Online
Offers live events, interactive programs, online courses, and a library of recordings from senior teachers in the Shambhala lineage

Shambhala Art
Promotes exploration and practice of the Shambhala Art teachings

Shambhala Advanced Programs
Provides information about Enlightened Society Assembly and other advanced programs, and facilitates the application processes

Naropa University
Buddhist-inspired, student-centered liberal arts university in Boulder, Colorado

Shambhala School
Non-denominational day-school employing an integrated curriculum of academics and arts, from pre-primary to grade 12, in Halifax, Nova Scotia

ALIA Institute (Authentic Leadership in Action)
Brings together the wisdom, tools, and practices needed to build cultures of sanity

The Arrow
Journal that explores the relationship between contemplative practice, politics, and activism

Ziji Collective
Global network of inspired young people dedicated to the vision of basic goodness

Shambhala Sun Summer Camp
Outdoor, sleep-away summer camp for children ages 10–16

Residential and Retreat Centres

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

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

Dechen Chöling
Introductory and in-depth training centre | 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 Lodge
Contemplative centre for meditation, arts, and community | Rosendale, New York

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

Casa Werma
Practice and retreat centre | Pátzcuaro, México

Dorje Khyung Dzong
Solitary retreat centre | Gardner, Colorado

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

Milk Lake
Solitary retreat centre | Middlewood, Nova Scotia

Publications, Practice Materials, and Related Supplies

Shambhala MediaShambhala 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”

Lion’s Roar
Home for Shambhala Sun magazine, Buddhadharma magazine, and the activities of the Shambhala Sun Foundation

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

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