Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Durham Shambhala Center

Heart Sutra Study Group

September 16th—May 18th

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 »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

with Steven Ray & Tunde Nemeth

November 2nd—April 25th

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 »

Durham Shambhala Center

Profound Treasury: Open Practice and Study

November 16th—May 30th

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

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Community Gathering: Opening the Circle

April 10th

Lexington Shambhala Community Gathering: Opening the Circle Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Deepening Compassion in Zoom: The Skillful Dragon

with Shastri Shelley Heinz

April 12th—May 24th

This is the last section of the year long compassion course, taught by acharyas, which will explore the teachings on Lojong, Atisha’s famous mind-training slogans. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Chariot of Mahamudra - Indefinitely Postponed

with Acharya Richard John

April 17th—April 19th

We will deepen the practices of shamatha and vipashyana meditation to look at the mind and sense perceptions, with emphasis on direct personal experience. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Weekend Retreat Level III: Warrior in the World

with Gerard Van Gils

April 18th—April 19th

This weekend retreat requires completion of the Level II Weekend Retreat Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III (ONLINE)

with Jan Snyder

April 24th—April 25th

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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Fearless Garuda: Emptiness and Absolute Bodhichitta (ONLINE)

May 14th—June 18th

The power of the Mahayana comes from its clarity regarding the true nature of reality. This clarity is described as penetrating insight (prajna), that sees that the world is actually different from what we habitually think it is. The bodhisattva sees that Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Windhorse

with Shastri Jerry Webster

May 15th—May 17th

The practice of windhorse opens the heart and refreshes one's confidence. Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

A YEAR of HINAYANA, COURSE I - offered on Zoom

May 20th—June 24th

This program will be offered online using Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Karma: Interrupting the Flow of Suffering

with Stephanie Lindemann & Christopher Wenger

May 27th—June 24th

Classic Buddhist teachings on karma, the twelve links of interdependent origination, the Wheel of Life, and the Six Realms. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

The Joy of Lion

June 3rd—August 12th

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 »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Practice

June 4th

A full moon practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

How to BE in Community: A Public Talk

with Shastri Nicholas Kranz

June 5th

A glimpse of Social Meditation, free and open to all. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Social Meditation: A Weekend Workshop for All Ages

with Shastri Nicholas Kranz

June 6th—June 7th

Through relating genuinely with ourselves and others, we learn to bring the world back into balance. A deep dive into the practice of Social Meditation for the whole community. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Practice

July 5th

A full moon practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. 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 »

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 »