To become a member of Shambhala, the most important requirement is to feel a heart-felt connection to the Shambhala Buddhist teachings.   The cost of membership is $20 per person per year.

Benefits of membership include:

  1. The opportunity to be of benefit to others, both in our shambhala community (sangha) and the wider society.
  2. The opportunity to attend all of our sangha practice activities, including attendance at Shambhala Council and / or receive minutes of all meetings.
  3. Membership in the worldwide Shambhala community of over 10,000 members. 220 centers and practice centers become available to you, including discounts for many programs and access to most  Shambhala online programs.
  4. The opportunity to grow (awaken) by interacting with other committed Shambhala practitioners.