Programs for South-Central USA Region

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 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 »

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

Start Where You Are

September 23rd—October 28th

Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron. Pema takes the classical Lojong teachings and presents them in a clear straightforward way, making them easier to understand. Lojong means mind training. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

September 28th

Please join us for the healing practice of Tonglen Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

September 28th—December 21st

Guided Tonglen Practice Session Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

September 30th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

September 30th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Harvest of Peace Community Celebration

October 4th

Harvest of Peace celebration sitting practice and talk by Acharya Hardin on Warriorship and Vulnerability. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Houston Shambhala Meditation Group

Warriorship and Vulnerability

with Acharya Moh Hardin

October 4th

Warriorship and Vulnerability with Acharya Moh Hardin Continue »

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Kids First!!

October 4th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

White Tara Practice Session

October 5th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

White Tara Practice Session

October 5th—December 28th

White Tara Practice Session Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

October 7th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Betsy Pond

October 7th—November 11th

Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

October 7th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism--Paramita Series--Patience--CANCELLED

with Shastri Betsy Pond

October 10th

Basic Buddhism: The Paramita Series--Patience with Shastri Betsy Pond Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Shastri Larry Higgins

October 11th

ONLINE Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 12th—December 7th

Sadhana of Mahamudra Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

October 14th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

October 14th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Houston Shambhala Meditation Group

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior (online)

with Adam Sultan & Susanne 't Hart

October 17th—October 18th

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior (online) Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

October 19th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

October 21st

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

October 21st

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Guided Tonglen Practice Session

October 26th

Please join us for the healing practice of Tonglen Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

October 28th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

October 28th

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

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Kids First!!

November 1st

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

White Tara Practice Session

November 2nd

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

November 4th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

November 4th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Protector Principle

with Billy Boyar & Lynette Melnar

November 7th—November 21st

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Nyinthun--Shelter in Place Meditation Retreat

with Shastri Betsy Pond

November 8th

Shelter in Place Meditation Retreat--Nyinthun with Shastri Betsy Pond Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

November 11th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

November 11th

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