Code of Conduct Hub

Welcome to the Hub for the Shambhala Code of Conduct


Do you have a concern?

Do you have a question, concern or complaint about possible misconduct in Shambhala? Please send an email to [email protected] You may also want to read: “What to Do If you Have a Concern”.

 Shambhala Vision tells us that we can experience a natural source of radiance and brilliance in the world, which is the innate wakefulness of human beings. From this wakefulness it is possible to create what the Shambhala tradition calls “enlightened society.” The Code of Conduct is intended as a mirror to support behavior that reflects our innate wakefulness.

The Code of Conduct Hub is a place to find the Shambhala Code of Conduct Policies and Process. It contains a variety of information and resources about how the Code is implemented in Shambhala. 

Click here to download a PDF of all five new Shambhala Code of Conduct policies. 


The Shambhala Code of Conduct consists of the Code of Conduct and four Policy Documents.

These policies outline a Path of Good Conduct, and several categories of misconduct.   Learn more about the policies and supporting documents.


The procedures and infrastructure, a critically important part of the Code of Conduct, are still in the process of being finalized and put in place. The Code is to be effective on Shambhala Day, February 12, 2021.

Learn more about the process once it’s completed.

People & Training

The Shambhala Code of Conduct process is designed to empower effective action locally, regionally, and internationally.

Learn more about resources available and who to contact.

Get Involved

There are ongoing presentations and gatherings about the Code of Conduct. Everyone is invited to participate.

Learn more about how to engage.

Recent News & Webinar Recordings

Access the most recent webinars.

Preparing the Ground Webinar

Recorded: June 12, 2020

The Code of Conduct Support Group and Tara Templin, Director of Community Care and Conduct, presented a series of webinars to Shambhala members explaining the foundation of the new Code of Conduct documents. Please watch the webinar for an overview, timeline and Q&A with members.

Child Protection Policy Webinar
Recorded: March 31, 2020

The Code of Conduct Support Group and Tara Templin, Director of Community Care and Conduct, presented a webinar to Shambhala leaders on March 31, 2020 introducing the new Child Protection Policy (CPP).

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