The best support for regular and consistent meditation practice is that we enjoy doing it.

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: Compassionate Presence - the Heart of Contemplative Psychology

with Acharya Susan Chapman

January 23rd

Please join us for a public talk with one of Shambhala's senior teachers. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life (Weekend Version)

with Lynette Melnar & Iektje van Bolhuis

January 28th—January 29th

An exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist Hinayana teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. Continue »

Public Talk: The Four Noble Truths of Love

with Susan Piver

February 1st

Love is all that matters. No, wait. Love stinks. Which one?! It is not always easy to tell. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life (Weekly Class Version)

with Lynn Wolfe & Sadie Minkoff

March 28th—April 25th

An exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist Hinayana teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. Continue »