It is the Shambhala view …

That every human being has a fundamental nature of goodness, warmth and intelligence. This nature can be cultivated through meditation, following ancient principles and it can be further developed in daily life, so that it radiates to family, friends, community and society.

The Sydney Shambhala group offers guided meditation instruction and teachings to the public at our Newtown venue once a month. Several times a year local or international senior teacher come and teach a Shambhala Training Level which is part of the Way of Shambhala curriculum. Shambhala Training is a sequence of contemplative weekend workshops, suitable for anyone looking to explore the transformative benefits of meditation.


New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Open House

Open to public. All welcome.

Regular meditation practice will be held once a month on a weekend morning from 10am – 12.45pm. For details of the next open house go to our facebook page or email [email protected]

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Recent News

  • Sydney Shambhala and Covid-19

    Due to Covid-19 we are now running a zoom open house every Saturday afternoon for approximately 1.5hrs between 2.30pm and 4pm A typical program is a guided meditation, followed by a contemplation/talk and discussion and then a final meditation. We also provide beginner meditation guidance or, for more experienced meditators, a catch up with a … Continue