Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Community Gathering: Opening the Circle

August 28th—July 30th

Lexington Shambhala Community Gathering: Opening the Circle Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

March 13th—August 7th

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 »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion (Birmingham)

with Judy Lief

March 21st—June 20th

Join us in this online study of Judith Lief's presentation of the mahayana path, Volume 2 of The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Foundations for Freedom - the Hinayana - Course II: The 2nd Noble Truth, the Origins of Suffering (ONLINE)

April 15th—July 8th

Having recognized the truth of suffering and the confusion that is pervasive in our life, we naturally have questions. How does this state of suffering arise?  Where does confusion come from? In this in-depth exploration of the Five Skandhas, we will touc Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

The Five Keys to Mindful Communication Study Group

June 7th—August 16th

We learn to listen more deeply to others and to develop greater clarity and confidence in our responses. Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

THE DEVELOPMENT OF PEACE: An Introduction to the Basic Teachings of the Buddha

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

June 7th—June 28th - Date postponed or cancelled

Offered in person at our center AND on Zoom, this four-week course includes recorded talks by Acharya Arawana Hayashi, readings, contemplations, and a open discussion forum. Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Summer Solstice Gathering

June 18th

We will combine this with our hybrid Opening the Circle event on June 18. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Midsummer Day Community Celebration

June 19th

Shambhala celebrates the summer solstice with community, food, and fun! We are gathering in person in the Center's parking lot. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Meditation in Everyday Life (MIEL) ONLINE

with Dr. Jessica Gurvit

June 23rd—July 21st

This pandemic has givens the opportunity to explore ourselves, and our reactions to this new, changing world in which we are living. We've had to grapple with sudden change, uncertainty, and fear in our daily lives. Meditation has many proven benefits fo Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

The Hundred Verses of Advice

June 24th—July 22nd

Join this monthly book group to read and discuss “The Hundred Verses of Advice,” root text by 11th-century Indian yogi Padampa Sangye with commentary by the renowned 20th-century Tibetan master Dilgo Khyentse. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 25th—December 18th

Connect with the elements: Sadhana of Mahamudra outdoors Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

June 25th—December 19th

This is a practice to remind us of our basic goodness and the basic goodness of society and all beings. All members are invited. Join us via Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Engaged Buddhist Practices for Deepening our Relationship to Anti-Racism Work with Pamela Ayo Yetunde

June 26th—June 27th

In this workshop, Pamela Ayo Yetunde will facilitate conversations about the potential for Buddhist practitioners to deploy the positive power of compassion to address the suffering caused by the delusion of white supremacy Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Miksang Contemplative Photography Level One

with Denise Bossarte

July 10th—July 31st

Miksang Contemplative Photography is a nourishing and enriching contemplative practice. This Level One online course is open to everyone. No photography experience is necessary. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

How Can I Help? Basic Goodness 2 (ONLINE)

with Dr. Jan Snyder

July 12th—August 16th

This second course in the Basic Goodness series explores our relationship with others, our aspirations to help our world and specific aspects of social transformation. The course focuses on four aspects of society: relations with family, our professional Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training, Level 2: Birth of the Warrior

with Acharya Fleet Maull

July 16th—July 18th

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Profound Freedom: Understanding the Great Vehicle's Emptiness Teachings

with Sasha Loring, Rhea Colmar, Andy Karr

August 4th—August 25th

Emptiness is a way of looking at experience that goes beyond our usual view of reality, which helps us understand the way things really are. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Your Life Matters with Dr. K.A. Shakoor (Anytime: Self-guided)

January 1st (2022)

Welcome to Your Life Matters, a series of talks on anti-racism and Buddhist teachings by Dr. K. A. Shakoor. Continue »