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

Children's Day and Winter Solstice

December 21st

During this reflective time of year, we join with family and friends in celebration, creativity, and generosity in our shared humanity. Continue »

The View and Practice of the Hinayana and Mahayana

with Shastri Larry Higgins

January 11th (2020)

This one-day class is intended for students interested in exploring the Hinayana and Mahayana teachings and is open to anyone interested in studying the material. Continue »

Genuine Leadership: Demystifying Leadership through an Exploration of Contemporary and Ancient Teachings

with Dr. Bobby Hudgins

January 18th (2020)

The challenge of this day-long seminar is to examine our concepts about leadership and how those help or hinder us. Continue »


February 15th (2020)