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

Buddha Nature

with Acharya Moh Hardin

March 1st

The teachings on Buddha Nature & luminosity comprise the essence of the Buddha’s Third Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. They point to the original nature of all beings as awake, and this primordial wisdom is the luminous or knowing quality of being. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

with Joanne Trubitt & Linda Murphy

March 24th—April 21st

The Joy in Everyday Life course is an exploration of how to understand and cultivate our genuine, joyful energy. This delightful energy is not just something to make us feel better. It is a profound and subtle element of warriorship. Continue »