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Ian Powell is an active volunteer at the vibrant and growing Austin Shambhala Meditation Center. An authorized meditation instructor in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, Ian enjoys group discussion on how each of us can freshly connect with our own sense of inexhaustible wholesomeness.

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Meditation Space: Austin, TX

Sunday sitting practice at Austin Shambhala Meditation Center comes together regularly based on the generosity and inspiration of individuals committed to developing bravery and gentleness through mindfulness-awareness meditation. On the path of meditation practice, one develops positive qualities by fully inhabiting one’s own life, and therefore supporting one’s community. The format of a three-hour Sunday meditation session is firmly but gently prescribed: the staff arrive early and open the center, meditation cushions are set out or straightened up into a comfortable but orderly staggered grid pattern, and finally, the staff makes ... continue reading