Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Open House

If it’s your first time to visit the center, you are highly encouraged to attend one of our monthly Open Houses, held the first Tuesday of the month, 7-9 PM. You will get a tour of the center, receive initial meditation instruction from one of our senior meditation instructors, and have any of your questions answered. There is no need to bring or wear anything in particular. All are welcome!

Open Public Sitting Hours

7:00 to 8:00 PM

Meditation instruction for new visitors is offered monthly at the first Tuesday Open House.  Instruction begins at 7 PM.

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Meditation instruction for new visitors is offered monthly during Cafe Shambhala (check the calendar for exact date).  Instruction begins at 10 AM.

Join us each Sunday for practice and a social gathering.
The doors will open at 9:30 AM for coffee, you may bring a snack to share, if you would like.
Chants will begin at 10 AM and the practice session ends at 12 PM.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.


Compassion Thursdays weekly book study

September 12th—February 27th

Your invitation to weekly Compassion Thursdays at the San Antonio Meditation Center. Every Thursday Starting Sept 12 through the end of February 2020 the San Antonio Meditation Center will offer a weekly class for all! We will use Pema Chodron’s, Continue »

Cafe Shambhala w/meditation instruction

January 12th—May 10th

Let's get together! We offer a chance for our community to connect for fun and meditation to all levels practitioners. Food, fun and practice along with a dharma talk/discussion. Continue »

Basic Buddhism - Kleshas and Dons

with Shastri Betsy Pond

February 8th

Learn about the kleshas and the dons! Continue »

Basic Buddhism- Mindfulness

with Shastri Betsy Pond

March 14th

Teachings on the four foundations of mindfulness Continue »