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—September 27th

Join this Zoom call to receive meditation instruction Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

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

with Acharya Dale Asrael & 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 »

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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Nyinthun: One-Day Retreat

with Lynn Wolfe

August 8th

Please join us for an online one-day retreat/practice intensive. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism: The Paramitas Series: Generosity

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge & Adriana Salazar

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

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 »

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

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

August 12th

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

August 12th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

August 12th

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

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

Waking up in the Middle (online)

with Acharya Moh Hardin

August 16th

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

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

Wednesday Free Meditation Instruction

August 19th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

August 19th

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

August 19th

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

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

The Heroic Challenge of Inclusivity: Embracing the Mythical Coward (online)

with Shastri Iris Ramos

August 20th—August 23rd

In this three-day practice intensive, participants will be encouraged to embrace their personal, and potentially painful, experiences of exclusivity - the practice of excluding or denying access - with caring, wisdom and practical leadership skills, regar Continue »

Houston Shambhala Meditation Group

The Heroic Challenge of Inclusivity: Embracing the Mythical Coward - A Regional Practice Intensive with Shastri Iris Ramos

August 20th—August 23rd

The Heroic Challenge of Inclusivity: Embracing the Mythical Coward - A Regional Practice Intensive with Shastri Iris Ramos 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

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

August 24th

The Shambhala Sadhana is powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness 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 25th

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

August 26th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Start Where You Are... and Keep Going

August 26th

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

August 26th

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

Houston Shambhala Meditation Group

Shambhala Training Level 1: The Art of Being Human with Shastri Larry Higgins

September 5th—September 6th

Shambhala Training Level 1: The Art of Being Human with Shastri Larry Higgins Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level 1: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Larry Higgins

September 5th—September 6th

ONLINE! Engaging the mind, we glimpse the world's magic without conceptual filters, and begin to discover a basic goodness, which is always present. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Kids First!!

September 6th

ONLINE! Meditation instruction and mindfulness activities for children. 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 »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

with Shastri Betsy Pond

September 19th—September 20th

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 »

Dallas Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level 5: Open Sky (online)

with Shastri Betsy Pond

September 19th—September 20th

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

Shambhala Training Level 5: Open Sky (online)

with Shastri Betsy Pond

September 19th—September 20th

In this fifth and final level of the Heart of Warriorship training, we will learn to inhabit the gentleness, openness, and precision of our true nature so that the present moment can unfold around us in all its vivid brilliance. While we are becoming more Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Death in Everyday Life Group

September 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 »

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

San Antonio Shambhala Sit-A-Thon

with Dena Lackey

November 4th

Whether you’re new to meditation or an advanced practitioner, please show your support by joining us––for one hour, eight hours, or all 12!––and deepen your practice, enjoy community, and benefit from talks and video from Shambhala online. Warm meals, sna Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Protector Principle

with Billy Boyar & Lynette Melnar

November 7th—November 14th

Dallas Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level 4: Awakened Heart (online)

with Shastri Deborah Bright & Ben Pressman

January 9th—January 10th (2021)