Let us cultivate a culture of kindness. In that moment, we are determining the outcome of the world.

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche


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New to Shambhala?

Our local center, centrally located just south of downtown Austin, offers free meditation instruction and public meditation hours. We also have many ongoing introductory programs.

Katie Baingbridge

Core Curriculum

The Way of Shambhala is an extensive path of training in authentic meditation practices and wisdom teachings. Contemplative Arts comprise a number of secular disciplines and activities, including flower arranging and photography.

Featured Programs

Public Talk: The Supreme Thought

with Shastri Holly Gayley

October 28th

Please join visiting Shastri Holly Gayley for a talk about the mahayana teaching on the Supreme Thought. Dr. Gayley is an Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Continue »

Public Talk: Living, Dying and Meditation - A Buddhist Perspective

with Acharya Richard John

November 4th

Please join us for a talk by a visiting senior teacher. All are welcome. Continue »

Creativity Lab

with Melinda Rothouse & Adam Sultan

November 20th

Join us for a fun, informal exploration of the creative process based on Chogyam Trungpa's dharma art teachings. Continue »