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

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

 

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

Everyday Creativity: Ordering Your Life

with Melinda Rothouse & Adam Sultan

December 14th

Everyday Creativity, is a fun, informal exploration of the creative process from the perspective of mindfulness and living authentically. For creatives of all sizes! Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life (Weekend Version)

with Shastri Iris Ramos & Anna Marie Francis

January 27th—January 28th (2018)

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

Public Talk with Acharya Fleet Maull

with Acharya Fleet Maull

March 23rd (2018)

This talk will be an introduction to the topic of the weekend program that begins the next day. Continue »

Beyond Enemies: Sacred Outlook & Social Transformation

with Acharya Fleet Maull

March 24th—March 25th (2018)

This program will be a meditation-based, experiential weekend intensive designed to prepare participants to address our toughest social, cultural, environmental and political challenges from the perspective of the sacredness of our world and the innate ba Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life (Weekly Class Version)

with Billy Boyar & Michelle Schreiber

March 27th—April 24th (2018)

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