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

Lojong: Training the Mind

with Billy Boyar

November 3rd—November 4th

Lojong, or mind training, are essential teachings on transforming the mind by turning away from self-centeredness and by cultivating instead mental habits that generate authentic compassion. Continue »

Beginners Ikebana Class

with Toby Bernal & Leslie Ernst

November 10th

Beginner Ikebana Class taught by teachers Toby Bernal and Leslie Ernst. Continue »