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

Learn to Meditate

March 25th—May 27th

Join this Zoom call to receive meditation instruction 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 8th

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

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

with Shastri Iris Ramos

April 13th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart of Recovery

April 13th

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

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

April 15th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Young Meditators Group

April 16th

ONLINE! The Young Meditators Group welcomes anyone in Austin between 18 and 39 who is curious about or committed to meditation and community Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Antonio

Way of Shambhala Level 1: The Art of Being Human--online event

with Shastri Betsy Pond

April 18th—April 19th

The Art of Being Human is the first in the Shambhala Warrior Path series. Ideally suited to what we are all experiencing, these teachings guide us in uncovering our own inherent worthiness, and illuminate a path toward authentic confidence in 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? Clas will be held onlline via Zoom. Continue »

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana

April 19th

This Shambhala Online program is a year-long series of 4 sequenced courses, providing 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

Heart of Recovery

April 20th

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

with Shastri Larry Higgins

April 20th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Wednesday Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

April 22nd

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

Dallas Shambhala Meditation Center

Basic Goodness I: Who Am I?

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

April 25th—April 26th

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

LGBT Dharma Group

April 26th

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

April 27th

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

with Shastri Iris Ramos

April 27th

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

Austin Shambhala Meditation Center

Death in Everyday Life Group

April 27th

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 Evening Meditation & Conversations About Buddhism

April 29th

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