Programs for South-Central USA Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Growing Brave Family Program Spring Semester

with Chantal Pierre & Teresa Spicer

January 12th—April 19th

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

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

White Tara Practice with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

March 22nd—March 29th

Zoom Practice Event: Live White Tara practice session with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Learn to Meditate

March 25th—May 27th

Join this Zoom call to receive meditation instruction Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Sunday Morning Meditation, Dharma Talk & Discussion

with Shastri Larry Higgins

March 29th

Online Zoom Meditation Gathering Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

with Shastri Iris Ramos

March 30th

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

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Deborah Bright

April 1st—April 29th

This course asks the question, “How can I help?” and explores our relationships with others and an aspiration to help our world. We ask what enlightened society may be. The course focuses on transforming four aspects of society: family life (household), p Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

April 1st

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

White Tara Practice Session

with Shastri Larry Higgins

April 6th

In the face of the worldwide pandemic of COVID19, please join us for the healing, soothing practice of White Tara Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism: Four Foundations of Mindfulness Series

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

April 11th

Four Foundations of Mindfulness Series: Mindfulness of Life Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Recognizing the Nature of Mind

with Billy Boyar

April 18th—May 9th

According to the Buddhadharma, Mind is the path.  So we might ask, what is mind? Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism - Four Foundations of Mindfulness Series

with Shastri Betsy Pond

May 2nd

Four Foundations of Mindfulness Series: Mindfulness of Effort Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Center Cleaning Day

May 9th

A day to practice mindfulness of cleaning. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Urban Meditation Retreat (Weekthun)

with Shastri Betsy Pond

May 16th—May 23rd

This self-staffed Urban Meditation Retreat weekthün is designed to follow Shambhala Training guidelines. As such it fulfills the one week intensive requirements for programs such as Enlightened Society Assembly, Shambhala Guide Training, etc. 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

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

May 30th—May 31st

Trusting further in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. 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

Esteemed Buddhist teachers expound on the importance of being present, as well as the importance of loving kindness and compassion in the aspirational search for sanity. With those important tenets in mind, this practice intensive will begin with a very s 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 20th—September 21st

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

Love and Power

with Acharya Richard John

December 5th—December 6th