Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

The Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our center offers public meditation, a core curriculum of Shambhala Buddhist teachings, as well as training in advanced contemplative practices. We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humor.

Please contact us with any questions and we look forward to meeting you soon!

New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Featured Programs

2021 Buddhist Wisdoms and Realms series - The Karma Family

with Shastri Betsy Pond & Dena Lackey

May 15th

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Transforming Unwanted Circumstances into the Path of Enlightenment

with Acharya Moh Hardin

May 22nd—May 23rd

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Shelter in Place Meditation Retreat--Nyinthun

with Shastri Betsy Pond

June 13th

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2021 Buddhist Wisdoms and Realms series - The Animal Realm

June 19th

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2021 Buddhist Wisdoms and Realms series - The Hell Realm

July 17th

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