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 have several ongoing introductory classes.

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

Shastri Ethan Nichtern: Public Talk & Book Signing

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern

June 5th

Please join Ethan Nichtern, widely considered one of the most accessible, innovative and experienced of the current generation of Buddhist teachers, for a talk and signing of his new book The Road Home. Continue »

Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern

June 6th—June 7th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »