Programs for South-Central USA Region

Dallas Shambhala Meditation Center

Sadhana of Kindness

with Acharya Moh Hardin

February 22nd

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Ikebana Class

with Shastri Iris Ramos

February 22nd - Date postponed or cancelled

Ikebana is the contemplative practice of expressing gentleness and elegance through the art of simple flower arrangement. Continue »

Dallas Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Day Reception

February 23rd

Shambhala Day Celebration! Join us for a reception to welcome Year of the Iron Mouse, and offer celebretory toasts to our new Buddhist Refugees and new Bodhisattvas! Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Day: Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year, and represents one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism Continue »

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

Shambhala Day 2020 - Year of the Iron Mouse Day Celebration

February 24th

We'll gather as a community in a way that is genuine, earthy, and real to express the richness of our spiritual and cultural heritage, our appreciation and connection to each other, and the inherent worthiness and wisdom that binds us together. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

2020 Vajrayana Gathering

with Acharya Moh Hardin

February 29th

All vajrayana students are invited to this one-day gathering to practice the Sadhana of Mahamudra, lead by Acharya Moh Hardin, and enjoy vajra community. Hey-Ho The Happy Yogi! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Shambhala Day - Year of the Iron Mouse

March 1st

Join us to celebrate Shambhala Day 2020, the year of the Iron Mouse Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Children's Blessing

with Acharya Moh Hardin

March 1st

This brief and simple ceremony celebrates and welcomes new beings—babies and children alike!—into our Shambhala community. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Moh Hardin

March 1st

The bodhisattva vow is taken by practitioners who have already taken the refuge vow. It is further commitment to put others before oneself and to work wholeheartedly for their benefit. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Vow Ceremony

March 1st

The refuge vow marks the decision to commit oneself wholeheartedly to the Buddhist path and to further one's practice and training. It is the formal commitment to being a Buddhist. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

The Heart of Chaos

with Miriam Hall

March 6th

In this evening talk, we discuss and explore ways of weathering the storms of our lives through opening to the heart-beating aliveness that chaos offers us. Continue »

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Deborah Bright

March 7th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism- Mindfulness

with Shastri Betsy Pond

March 14th

Teachings on the four foundations of mindfulness 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

Equinox bonfire

March 21st

Join us to celebrate the spring equinox. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra (during the Public Sit)

March 22nd

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 »

Tulsa Shambhala Meditation Group.

The Enlightened Female Master Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal with Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche

March 22nd

Join meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche for this special afternoon teaching on the life story, activities, and practices of the enlightened female master Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level 3: Warrior in the World

March 28th—March 29th

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level 1: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Iris Ramos

April 4th—April 5th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism: Mindfulness/Awareness

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

April 11th

Teachings on the courses of action that create karma. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

April 18th—April 19th

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Growing Brave Family Program Spring Semester

with Chantal Pierre & Teresa Spicer

April 19th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Basic Buddhism- Battle of Ego

with Shastri Betsy Pond

May 9th

Teachings on the battle of ego. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Kyudo Intensive

with Toby Bernal

May 16th—May 17th

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

Center Cleaning Day

May 23rd

A day to practice mindfulness of cleaning. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Love and Power

with Acharya Richard John

September 12th—September 13th

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 »