Programs for South-Central USA Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Kyudo Practice

March 15th—December 6th

Kyudo, “the Way of the Bow”, is the ancient discipline of Zen archery Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Growing Brave Family Program Summer Session

with Chantal Pierre & Teresa Spicer

May 17th—August 9th

Our Growing Brave family program for families with children between 3 and 12 years old Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Learn to Meditate (Zoom meditation)

May 20th—July 26th

Join this Zoom call to receive meditation instruction Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

July 8th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

July 8th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

July 8th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

People of Color Meditation Group

July 10th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Peace in Plain Sight

with Adam Sultan

July 11th—August 1st - Date postponed or cancelled

ONLINE! A four-part class which joins meditative insight and social vision to enrich and uplift our lives, rouse our innate confidence, and provide a path of participation in a world of shifting global values. POSTPONED Continue »

Houston Shambhala Meditation Group

Compassion to Inner Awareness

with Acharya Moh Hardin

July 12th

Compassion to Inner Awareness Continue »

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

Compassion to Inner Awareness

with Acharya Moh Hardin

July 12th

In this talk and discussion, we will explore how every teaching and practice of dharma arises as an expression of compassion in order to awaken the innate wisdom within every human being. Our text will be this short “Homage to the Guru of Inner Awareness. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Compassion to Inner Awareness

with Acharya Moh Hardin

July 12th

ONLINE: In this talk and discussion, we will explore how every teaching and practice of dharma arises as an expression of compassion in order to awaken the innate wisdom within every human being. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

White Tara Practice Session

July 13th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

July 13th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

July 15th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

July 15th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

July 15th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Young Meditators Group

July 16th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana - Course II: The Second Noble Truth: The 5 Skandhas

with Acharya Dale Asrael & Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

July 16th—August 20th

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism: Mindfulness and Awareness/Shamatha-Vipashyana

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge & Dena Lackey

July 18th

Basic Buddhism: Mindfulness and Awareness/Shamatha and Vipashyana  With Shartri Linda Mockeridge and Dena Lackey Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Nyinthun--Retreat style day of Practice and Dharma

with Shastri Betsy Pond

July 19th

Nyinthun--Retreat style day of practice and dharma With Shastri Betsy Pond Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

July 20th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 20th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

July 22nd

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

July 22nd

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

July 22nd

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

People of Color Meditation Group

July 24th

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 Meditation Center of San Antonio

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

July 25th—July 26th

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior With Shastri Linda Mockeridge Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Shelter in Place Like the Buddha

with Shastri Betsy Pond

July 26th

Sheltering in Place like the Buddha: This period of pandemic and world crises calls for personal retreat. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

LGBT Dharma Group

July 26th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

July 27th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

July 27th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Death in Everyday Life Group

July 27th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

July 29th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

July 29th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

July 29th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Kids First!!

August 2nd

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

August 3rd

Please join us for the healing practice of Tonglen Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

August 3rd

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Young Meditators Group

August 6th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

People of Color Meditation Group

August 7th

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 Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism: The Paramitas Series: Generosity

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

August 8th

Basic Buddhism: The Paramitas Series: Generosity with Shastri Linda Mockeridge Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Waking up in the Middle

with Acharya Moh Hardin

August 9th

On the path of meditation, the experience of waking up does not take us away from situations in our life, but we wake up in the middle of what already is. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

White Tara Practice Session

August 10th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

August 10th

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Nyinthun--Retreat style day of practice and dharma

with Shastri Betsy Pond

August 16th

Nyinthun--Retreat style day of practice and dharma With Shastri Betsy Pond Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

August 17th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 17th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

The Heroic Challenge of Inclusivity: Embracing the Mythical Coward - A Regional Practice Intensive

with Shastri Iris Ramos

August 20th—August 23rd

In this time of increased awareness of the worldwide systemization of racial inequalities, the ballooning COVID-19 pandemic and great personal hardships, this practice intensive will emphasize the profound importance of being present, as well as the impor Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Young Meditators Group

August 20th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

People of Color Meditation Group

August 21st

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

LGBT Dharma Group

August 23rd

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

August 24th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Death in Everyday Life Group

August 24th

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

August 24th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

August 31st

Please join us for the healing practice of Tonglen Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

August 31st

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Kids First!!

September 6th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Growing Brave Family Program Fall Semester

with Chantal Pierre & Teresa Spicer

September 13th—December 6th

Our Growing Brave family program for families with children between 3 and 12 years old Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

with Shastri Betsy Pond

September 19th—September 20th

Open Sky: Shambhala Training Level V introduces a meditation practice that builds upon the mindfulness-awareness technique of Shambhala Training Weekend IV. Continue »