“Surrendering does not involve preparing for a soft landing; it means just landing on hard, ordinary ground, on rocky, wild countryside. Once we open ourselves, then we land on what is.”  –Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism,Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

 
 

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New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

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Core Curriculum

The Way of Shambhala is an extensive path of training in authentic meditation practices and wisdom teachings. Contemplative Arts comprise a number of secular disciplines and activities, including flower arranging and photography.

Featured Programs

Introduction to Meditation and Saturday Group Sit

July 23rd

Please join us for our July Open House at our new location 808 W. Main St. 77006 (just off Montrose and Richmond @ Bayou Bliss). We will start off with Introduction to Meditation at 4 pm followed by a tea break then group meditation at 5:45 pm. Continue »

Donate/Become a Member

All of the work of our Center and much of the work of the Shambhala global community is done by volunteers. We rely on your generous contributions to pay our basic operating expenses, and view financial giving as part of our practice as well. Please consider to donate or become a member. We greatly appreciate your generosity.

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Learning To Meditate

Learning to Meditate – Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RZy-uITowY 

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Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions

Rothko Chapel – Houston, Texas; Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Celeste Budwit-Hunter, Shamatha Meditation

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