About Shambhala

Shambhala is a global network of people from all walks of life, dedicated to the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness.

Over the centuries, the Shambhala teachings on human dignity have been kept alive and are now being shared and studied worldwide. Millions have read and treasured the Shambhala teachings. They have been have been translated into more than a dozen major languages—in live teachings, recordings, books, and online broadcasts.

shambhala-mapMore than 100,000 people in 94 countries have attended in-depth programs to discover the principles of Shambhala. There are now over 200 Shambhala communities, located in major cities, towns, and rural settings (see the Shambhala Worldwide Directory on Shambhala’s central website). These groups practice, study and work together as a community to develop a culture that can manifest dignity and sanity in an increasingly chaotic and stressful world.

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