Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Compassion Practice - 1st and 3rd Mondays

June 15th—August 10th

Rouse loving-kindness and compassion for yourself and others drawing on traditional practices. Open to all. Join us on Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Community Gathering: Opening the Circle

April 10th—July 10th

Lexington Shambhala Community Gathering: Opening the Circle Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Profound Treasury: Open Practice and Study

May 2nd—November 28th

Introduces core Buddhist teachings on mindfulness and awareness, cultivating virtue, and cutting grasping. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Resilient Parenting

with Phyllis Mark

May 16th—September 19th

Ten lessons based on the Parami - qualities to practice that keep us from acting from the place of "me first." Working with these paramis, we learn to interact with others more authentically. Therefore... we can use these paramis to become more connected Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Heart Sutra Study Group

May 18th—October 19th

The radical message of the Heart Sūtra, one of Buddhism's most famous texts, is a sweeping attack on everything we hold most dear: our troubles, the world as we know it, even the teachings of the Buddha himself. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

White Tara Practice

with Shastri Jackie Muse

May 28th—July 30th

Please join us via ZOOM for a soothing compassion practice. Continue »

St. Louis Shambhala Meditation Group

Lojong: Training the Mind on the Path of Enlightenment (Online)

with Steven Shippee

June 1st—July 6th

Explore Lojong (“mind training”) pithy instructions that contain all the essential points of Buddhist practice in this engaging weekly online course with Steven Shippee. Monday evenings, June 1-July 6. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana Course II - The Second Noble Truth: The Origins of Suffering, Part I - The 5 Skandhas

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell & Acharya Dale Asrael

June 14th—August 23rd

The Birmingham Shambhala Center is excited to present the second in a series of five courses from Shambhala Online exploring the profundity of the Hinayana teachings of the Buddha. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Meditation in Everyday Life (MIEL) ONLINE

with Jan Snyder

June 15th—July 13th

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 Center of Lexington

COURSE 2 of Foundations for Freedom-The Hinayana. The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering. Part I – The Five Skandhas. (in Zoom)

June 30th—August 11th

COURSE 2 of Foundations for Freedom-The Hinayana. The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering. Part I – The Five Skandhas. This Shambhala Online class will be offered in Zoom for 7 consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7-9 pm, starting on June 30. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Medicine Buddha Practice and Study

with Sasha Loring, Rhea Colmar, Susan Gaylord

July 6th—December 7th

Continue your Medicine Buddha practice and study Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Shambhala Sadhana (ONLINE)

July 7th

Please join our full moon gathering for this beautiful practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

The Lion of Joy: Full Course Registration

July 8th

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey, offered in an expanded format. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

July 10th

The Practice of Taking Refuge -Arousing the Motivation for True Freedom from Samasara Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Death & Dying Forum (ONLINE)

with Nora Wiser

July 15th

If we knew that we would die tomorrow, are we prepared? Might addressing our fears about death, help us live a more mindful, appreciative life? Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

The Skillful Dragon: Lojong and Compassionate Engagement (ONLINE)

July 16th—August 27th

This last section of the four-part series explores the teachings on Lojong, Atisha's famous mind-training slogans, that invite us to utilize the difficulties and problems we encounter to deepen our path. Rather than seeing the unwanted aspects of life as Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Lojong: Training the Mind in Bodhichitta

with Valerie Morvan

July 22nd—August 19th

We continue our journey towards the realization of egolessness and awakened heart. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV (ONLINE)

with Jonathan Barbieri & Jan Snyder

July 31st—August 2nd

With trust in basic goodness we can extend ourselves fully to others with kindness and gentleness. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

August 14th

The Practice of Taking Refuge -Arousing the Motivation for True Freedom from Samasara Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Healing from Within

with Sasha Loring

September 9th—October 14th

Exploring a Dharma-Centered Approach to Emotions Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

September 11th

The Practice of Taking Refuge -Arousing the Motivation for True Freedom from Samasara Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Death and the Bardo

with Andrew Holecek

September 11th—September 13th

Teachings on death and dying from a Buddhist perspective Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

October 9th

The Practice of Taking Refuge -Arousing the Motivation for True Freedom from Samasara Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Downright/Upright

with Hope Martin

October 10th

This program has been rescheduled to October 10, 2020 due to precautions around Covid-19. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Shape of Awake Weekthun

with Hope Martin

October 11th—October 17th

This program has been rescheduled for October 11-17 due to precaution around Covid-19. Continue »

Asheville Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Josephine Spilka & Alan Tilson

November 15th—November 17th

Awakened Heart is about allowing your heart and intuition to open so that you can communicate fully with the world. Continue »