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

Community Celebration of Lineage

March 24th

The whole Shambhala community is joyfully invited to gather together in celebration of our rich lineage and friendship Continue »

Open House Talk - Yeshe Tsogyal: Queen of Samsara and Nirvana

with Acharya Melissa Moore

March 26th

Yeshe Tsogyal is said to be the embodiment of feminine principle according to Tibetan and Shambhala lore. Continue »

Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Parinirvana

April 4th

The anniversary of the parinirvana of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Awakening Your Wisdom: The Practice of Maitri

with Acharya Richard John

April 5th—April 7th

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 »

Lineage and Devotion: Discovering Human Wisdom Through A Spiritual Path

with Adam Sultan

April 27th

An introduction to the central lineages and primary figures that comprise the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. Continue »