|Founder||Samuel Bercholz, Michael Fagan|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Distribution||Random House Publisher Services|
|Key people||Samuel Bercholz (Chairman)
Sara Bercholz (Executive Vice President)
Hazel Bercholz (Vice President)
|Nonfiction topics||Buddhism, psychology, philosophy, Eastern studies, self-help|
|Number of employees||30|
Shambhala Publications is an independent publishing company based in Boston, Massachusetts. According to the company, it specializes in "books that present creative and conscious ways of transforming the individual, the society, and the planet". Many of its books deal with Buddhism or related topics. It is named for Shambhala, a mystical kingdom hidden somewhere beyond the snowpeaks of the Himalayas in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Among its major authors are Chögyam Trungpa, Thomas Cleary, Ken Wilber, Fritjof Capra, Pema Chödrön, A. H. Almaas, John Daido Loori, John Stevens, Edward Espe Brown and Natalie Goldberg. Other authors include Shunryu Suzuki, David Richo, Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Jan Chozen Bays, and Joan Halifax.
Shambhala was founded in 1969 by Samuel Bercholz and Michael Fagan, in Berkeley, California. Its books are distributed by Random House. In 1976 Shambhala moved to Boulder, Colorado to be near the Naropa Institute. In 1986 Shambhala moved to Boston. It is now housed in Horticultural Hall, Boston, Massachusetts.
Shambhala currently has five active imprints:
- Roost Books
- Trumpeter Books
- Snow Lion
Former Imprints 
- New Seeds Books published books on Christianity. One of its more prominent authors was the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams.
- Midal, Fabrice, ed., Recalling Chögyam Trungpa (Boston, MA: Shambhala, 2005), ISBN 1-59030-207-9, p. 475
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