Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Resilient Parenting

with Phyllis Mark

November 14th—August 7th

Parenting can be tough even at the best of times! But when life is stressful or volatile, it can be particularly difficult to model compassion and buoyancy for children the way we’d like. Resilient Parenting is a crash course in mindfulness-based techniqu 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 »

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 »

Durham Shambhala Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 25th—December 18th

Connect with the elements: Sadhana of Mahamudra outdoors 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

Sunday Sitting at the Center

August 1st

Every Sunday starting August 1! Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Igniting the Heart: Awakening Compassion to Transform Your World

with Pema Chödron & Tim Olmsted

August 1st—October 24th

Pema Chödrön and Tim Olmsted explore meditative styles and how they correspond to the Buddhist teachings on the six realms of existence. Includes recorded talks with our own discussion. 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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation (on Zoom)

with Christopher Wenger & Shastri Sue Gilman

August 4th—August 25th

Freedom is generally thought of as the ability to achieve goals and satisfy desires. But what are the sources of those goals and desires? Can our repetitive patterns be harnessed to actually help us advance toward liberation? Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Trust Your Heart Retreat

August 21st

By touching into our hearts through mindfulness and awareness practice we can live more in the present moment. The key is the heart. For it is only through trusting our hearts that we can find our genuine path and touch the true nature of our mind. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

August 22nd—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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Second Noble Truth -- The Origin of Suffering, Part II: Wheel of Life, Karma, and the Twelve Nidanas.

September 9th—December 2nd

Drawing from the contemporary insights of our Shambhala Buddhist lineage, we will tread the ancient path of the Budd Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level 3: Warrior in the World

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

September 10th—September 12th

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 »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level 4: Awakened Heart

with Acharya Mathias Pongracz

November 5th—November 7th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. 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 »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level 5: Open Sky

with Gaylon Ferguson

January 14th—January 16th (2022)

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind—a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »