Programs

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana - Course III: The Second Noble Truth: Part II: Wheel of Life, Karma & 12 Nidanas

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown & Loden Nyima

September 10th—October 15th

This series of courses provides an in-depth exploration of the foundational Buddhist teachings of the Hinayana through the lens of the Shambhala terma teachings. Continue »

2020 Harvest of Peace Campaign - DONATE HERE!

September 11th—September 27th

Donate to our Annual Harvest of Peace Campaign! Continue »

The Shambhala Household

with Joanne Trubitt

September 12th—October 3rd

As practitioners, how can we create an uplifted environment that supports our intention to wake up and brings a sense of dignified relaxation to our daily life? Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

September 21st

The Shambhala Sadhana is powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness Continue »

Heart of Recovery

September 21st

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Death in Everyday Life Group

September 22nd

ONLINE! Thinking about death? Noticing you are aging? This is the group for you. We will question, discuss, and learn. Please join us. All are welcome. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

September 23rd

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

September 23rd

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

September 23rd

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Harvest of Peace Celebration

September 27th

Harvest of Peace is one of four annual Nyida Day celebrations in Shambhala culture. Each of these holidays mark the changing of the seasons, hence the name Nyida Day (Nyi = sun and Da = moon). Continue »

LGBT Dharma Group

September 27th

ONLINE! Austin LGBT Dharma Group is a Buddhist-oriented group whose purpose is to provide a gay/lesbian/transgender-friendly environment for genuine exploration of Buddhist teachings and how they apply to our lives. Continue »

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

September 28th

Please join us for the healing practice of Tonglen Continue »

Heart of Recovery

September 28th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

September 30th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

September 30th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

September 30th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Young Meditators Group

October 1st

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

October 2nd

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Warriorship and Vulnerability

with Acharya Moh Hardin

October 4th

The path of the warrior bodhisattva is to step out of our self-centredness into openness, to expand from meness into vastness, to emerge from our cocoon and flutter our beautiful, tender wings. But how can we do this without experiencing vulnerability? Continue »

Kids First!!

October 4th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction and mindfulness activities for children. Continue »

White Tara Practice Session

October 5th

ONLINE! Please join us for the healing, soothing practice of White Tara. Continue »

Heart of Recovery

October 5th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

October 7th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

October 7th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

October 7th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Shastri Larry Higgins

October 11th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 12th

ONLINE! This sadhana is a binding factor for our community because students at all levels of practice can participate and receive a true experience or understanding of the spiritual path Continue »

Heart of Recovery

October 12th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

October 14th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

October 14th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

October 14th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Young Meditators Group

October 15th

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

October 16th

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

October 17th—October 18th

This second weekend of Shambhala Training intensifies the discipline of meditation practice, enabling participants to work with obstacles that may have arisen as meditation practice develops. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Billy Boyar

October 18th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

October 19th

The Shambhala Sadhana is powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness Continue »

Heart of Recovery

October 19th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

October 21st

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

October 21st

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

October 21st

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

October 25th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

LGBT Dharma Group

October 25th

ONLINE! Austin LGBT Dharma Group is a Buddhist-oriented group whose purpose is to provide a gay/lesbian/transgender-friendly environment for genuine exploration of Buddhist teachings and how they apply to our lives. Continue »

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

October 26th

Please join us for the healing practice of Tonglen Continue »

Death in Everyday Life Group

October 26th

ONLINE! Thinking about death? Noticing you are aging? This is the group for you. We will question, discuss, and learn. Please join us. All are welcome. Continue »

Heart of Recovery

October 26th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

October 28th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

October 28th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

October 28th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

October 30th

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Adam Sultan

November 1st

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Kids First!!

November 1st

ONLINE! Meditation instruction and mindfulness activities for children. Continue »

White Tara Practice Session

November 2nd

ONLINE! Please join us for the healing, soothing practice of White Tara. Continue »

Heart of Recovery

November 2nd

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

November 4th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

November 4th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

November 4th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Young Meditators Group

November 5th

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

Protector Principle

with Billy Boyar & Lynette Melnar

November 7th—November 21st

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Jake Lorfing

November 8th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 9th

ONLINE! This sadhana is a binding factor for our community because students at all levels of practice can participate and receive a true experience or understanding of the spiritual path Continue »

Heart of Recovery

November 9th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

November 11th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

November 11th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

November 11th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

November 13th

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Rita Ricardo

November 15th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

November 16th

The Shambhala Sadhana is powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness Continue »

Heart of Recovery

November 16th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

November 18th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

November 18th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

November 18th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Young Meditators Group

November 19th

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Acharya Moh Hardin

November 22nd

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

November 23rd

Please join us for the healing practice of Tonglen Continue »

Death in Everyday Life Group

November 23rd

ONLINE! Thinking about death? Noticing you are aging? This is the group for you. We will question, discuss, and learn. Please join us. All are welcome. Continue »

Heart of Recovery

November 23rd

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

November 25th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

November 25th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

November 25th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

November 27th

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with David Maynard

November 29th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

LGBT Dharma Group

November 29th

ONLINE! Austin LGBT Dharma Group is a Buddhist-oriented group whose purpose is to provide a gay/lesbian/transgender-friendly environment for genuine exploration of Buddhist teachings and how they apply to our lives. Continue »

White Tara Practice Session

November 30th

ONLINE! Please join us for the healing, soothing practice of White Tara. Continue »

Heart of Recovery

November 30th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

December 2nd

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

December 2nd

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

December 2nd

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Young Meditators Group

December 3rd

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

December 5th—December 6th

Having learned not to turn away from fear, we can extend this strength into everyday life situations. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Shastri Iris Ramos

December 6th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Kids First!!

December 6th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction and mindfulness activities for children. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 7th

ONLINE! This sadhana is a binding factor for our community because students at all levels of practice can participate and receive a true experience or understanding of the spiritual path Continue »

Heart of Recovery

December 7th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

December 9th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

December 9th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

December 9th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

December 11th

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Acharya Moh Hardin

December 13th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

December 14th

The Shambhala Sadhana is powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness Continue »

Heart of Recovery

December 14th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

December 16th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

December 16th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

December 16th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Young Meditators Group

December 17th

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Lynette Melnar

December 20th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

December 21st

Please join us for the healing practice of Tonglen Continue »

Heart of Recovery

December 21st

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

December 23rd

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

December 23rd

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

December 23rd

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

December 25th

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Shastri Larry Higgins

December 27th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

LGBT Dharma Group

December 27th

ONLINE! Austin LGBT Dharma Group is a Buddhist-oriented group whose purpose is to provide a gay/lesbian/transgender-friendly environment for genuine exploration of Buddhist teachings and how they apply to our lives. Continue »

White Tara Practice Session

December 28th

ONLINE! Please join us for the healing, soothing practice of White Tara. Continue »

Death in Everyday Life Group

December 28th

ONLINE! Thinking about death? Noticing you are aging? This is the group for you. We will question, discuss, and learn. Please join us. All are welcome. Continue »

Heart of Recovery

December 28th

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

December 30th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction is available to anyone, free of charge. Continue »

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

December 30th

ONLINE! Meditation practice support open to anyone who has attended one of our Free Meditation Instruction sessions. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

December 30th

ONLINE! Please join us for public meditation practice and a facilitated group discussion via Zoom. Continue »

Kids First!!

January 3rd (2021)

ONLINE! Meditation instruction and mindfulness activities for children. Continue »

Heart of Recovery

January 4th (2021)

ONLINE! We welcome all Twelve Step participants who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. Continue »

Young Meditators Group

January 7th (2021)

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

January 8th (2021)

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

January 9th—January 10th (2021)

Having further awakened our minds and hearts in Warrior in the World we continue our journey by allowing our natural curiosity to show us more of our world outside the parameters of our usual fears. Continue »

Young Meditators Group

January 21st (2021)

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

January 22nd (2021)

ONLINE! A group exploration for people who self identify as people of color working with how we have been affected by race, ethnicity or any other aspects of our being that serve to construct or build our identity. Continue »

Death in Everyday Life Group

January 25th (2021)

ONLINE! Thinking about death? Noticing you are aging? This is the group for you. We will question, discuss, and learn. Please join us. All are welcome. Continue »

LGBT Dharma Group

January 31st (2021)

ONLINE! Austin LGBT Dharma Group is a Buddhist-oriented group whose purpose is to provide a gay/lesbian/transgender-friendly environment for genuine exploration of Buddhist teachings and how they apply to our lives. Continue »