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

Leadership Gathering: Joining Heaven & Earth

October 26th

Members are invited to explore ways that we might move forward into a new year. What might that look like? Who are we and who do we want to be? Please join us for this profound exploration. Continue »

Inviting the Autumnal Dralas

November 2nd

Decorating and preparation for Harvest of Peace Continue »

Harvest of Peace

November 3rd

Our annual Harvest of Peace is a major Shambhala holiday dedicated to celebrating our continuity and lineage of the Past, Present and Future. Continue »

Basic Goodness 2: The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Iris Ramos & Billy Boyar

November 16th—November 17th

This weekend in the Basic Goodness Series explores our relationship with others, our aspirations to help our world and aspects of social transformation. It focuses on our relations with family, our professional life, entertainment and the economy. Continue »