Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth & Steven Ray

May 4th—June 22nd

Writing, like meditation, is a solitary act that benefits greatly from practice with others. Come join us in exploring what happens when meditation gets involved with writing. Drawing on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones), Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Deepening Compassion Part Two: the Paramitas

May 5th—July 14th

Register on our calendar page for this event to join in with the group continuing studies in compassion and mindfulness. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Multi-level Yoga for Every Body

with Elizabeth Fitzgerald

May 6th—June 3rd

Hatha yoga classes with a joyful, friendly, and compassionate approach. Together we will increase strength, flexibility, and our sense of gratitude for what we can do. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

A Year of Deepening in Compassion Part II: The Joyful Snow Lion

May 12th—July 14th

Please join us as we come together as a Shambhala Community to study and deepen our practice of Shambhala Buddhism. We will be doing this Shambhala Online class together on Sundays. The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection f Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Shastri Shelley Heinz & Mary Jo Gatton

May 13th—June 3rd

Durham Shambhala Center

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Tekla Jachimiak, Elizabeth Brownrigg, Dee Lutz

May 14th—June 11th

This class will explore some of the fundamental principles of meditation and basic goodness. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Basic Goodness I - Who Am I?

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

May 22nd—June 26th

This course asks the question, “Who am I?” and explores the sense of self. from the Buddhist and Shambhala perspectives. Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Seven Days of Mindfulness

with Dr. Shanté Smalls

May 31st—June 7th

A week of practice in Palm Beach County, Florida. A Weekthun is an intensive, week-long meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

with Shastri Janet Bronstein & Christopher Wenger

May 31st—June 2nd

When we enter the world in an open and vulnerable way, we let the world touch our heart, and our heart wakes up to the touch. Prerequisite: Level 3 Continue »

Nashville Shambhala Meditation Group

Week-Long Intensive Meditation

with Leslie Gossett

June 1st

From June 1 to 7th: Cultivating an Awake and Friendly Heart: Week-long Practice Intensive. Join us for a week of sitting meditation, walking meditation, yoga, teachings, and discussions. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Community Meeting

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

June 1st

You are Invited ! Community Meeting with Shastri Janet Bronstein, Member of Shambhala International Process Team Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III

with Shastri Will Ryken & Paula Bickford

June 8th—June 9th

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Radical Responsibility Book Club

June 12th—August 14th

Join us for a monthly discussion focused on Fleet Maull's new book "Radical Responsibilty". We'll meet one Wednesday a month this summer to discuss principles from the book and how we might apply them to our own lives. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Meditation Week Retreat: Exploring the Inner and Outer World

with Sasha Loring

June 15th—June 21st - Date postponed or cancelled

This retreat will integrate meditation with a series of guided experiences that will reveal usually hidden aspects of our motivation and actions, and will lead to a more insightful and relaxed relationship with ourselves, others and the world. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Practice

June 17th

A full moon practice of the Shambhala Sadhana Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Mourning the Broken Heart

with Lama Rod Owens

June 21st—June 22nd

Mourning the Broken Heart: The Path of Community Mourning and Remembering Joy through the Path of Touching the Earth. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Midsummer's Day Celebration

June 23rd

Our annual celebration of the summer solstice with food, fun, games and community. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

The Future is Open: Good Karma, Bad Karma, and Beyond Karma

with Susan Gaylord & Rhea Colmar

July 6th

We will begin to explore key aspects of the text, “The Future is Open: Good Karma, Bad Karma, and Beyond Karma”, by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Sacred Path Series: Drala

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils

July 27th—July 28th

Drala introduces students to the sacred energy and power that exists when we open our hearts and step beyond aggression. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Paula Bickford

July 27th—July 28th

Learn how to open our hearts so we can communicate more fully with the world. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Walking the Bodhisattva Path (from Shambhala School of Buddhist Studies)

with Shastri Janet Bronstein & Marion Buckley

July 31st—August 31st

Our secondoffering from the Shambhala School of Buddhist Studies introduces the view and practice of mahayana Buddhism. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Radical Responsibility: The Path of Authentic Relationships

with Acharya Fleet Maull

August 16th—August 18th

Radical Responsibility is based on the choice to take 100% ownership for each and every circumstance we face in life, including those we can see we had some role in creating as well as those that just seem to happen. We do so solely to focus our time Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Open Sky: Shambhala Training Level V

with Thomas Haynes

August 23rd—August 25th

This program focuses on the pervasive quality of awakened mind, as we find ourselves able to communicate with the world fearlessly and without aggression. Pre-requisite: Level IV Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Joy in Everyday Life (JIEL)

September 9th—October 7th

Explore compassion, joyous discipline, and healthy energy. Buddhist teachings on aspiring and loving action are presented. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level I -The Art of Being Human

September 28th—September 29th

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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Is Enlightened Society Possible?

with Dr. Shanté Smalls

November 1st—November 2nd

Shambhala is committed to manifesting as an enlightened society. What does that mean for the individual? for a community? for our role in the world at large? How do we find basic goodness in a political climate of misogyny, racism, homophobia? Come and Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Sacred Path Series: Meek & Perky

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

November 15th

Training in the four dignities, Meek, Perky, Outrageous & Inscrutable, we mature as warriors, widening our sphere of benevolent engagement in the world with humility, nobility, vision, upliftedness, and delight. Continue »