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.

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

Precious Birth: Celebrating Our Connections

November 15th

All community members and their guests are invited to participate in the Elixir of Life, a Birthday Practice Continue »

Awakening Your Five Wisdom Energies: The Practice of Maitri

with Acharya Richard John

April 5th—April 7th (2019)

Working in the spacious and accommodating environment of Maitri, or loving kindness, one can begin to access the wisdom found at the heart of one’s most confused and difficult states of mind. Continue »