Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Durham Shambhala Center

Great Radical Race Read: My Grandmother's Hands

August 10th—May 10th

Explore systemic privilege, racism, and oppression through the lens of our training in meditation. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Resilient Parenting

with Phyllis Mark

November 14th—May 1st

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 »

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 »

Durham Shambhala Center

Living a Fearless and Gentle Life: The Slogans of a Shambhala Warrior

with Michael Carroll

April 7th—May 12th

The point of warriorship is to become a gentle and tamed human being who can make a genuine contribution to this world. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

The Practice of Meditation and Working with the Mind. ONLINE program

with Shastri Will Ryken, Gerard Van Gils, Eric Rainbeau, Christie Rainbeau

April 14th—June 2nd

'Shamatha is both simple ant workable. Just being here without preconceptions is possible. In fact, it is much simpler than having all kinds of adornments and paraphenalia" Quote from the Chapter Simplicity. 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 Dignity of Perky

with Shastri Tom Brothers

April 16th—April 17th

Cultivating sharp, vibrant and uplifted energy through natural discipline. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Shape of Awake

with Hope Martin

April 17th—April 18th

Discover how being fully present and at ease in your body transforms your practice. Being upright is not just an arbitrary shape; it’s a perfect expression of meditation itself. In this workshop, Hope will Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Saturday Night Live: Dharma (Online) Disappointment is the Chariot of the Dharma

with Acharya Dan Hessey

April 17th

If we look at the root of disappointment, we develop tremendous motivation to practice and faith in the Dharma. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

White Tara Practice

with Shastri Jackie Muse

April 22nd—May 27th

Join us on Zoom on Thursdays during your lunch break for White Tara compassion practice with Jackie Muse (noon to 1pm Eastern time). Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Sasha Loring & Elizabeth Brownrigg

April 23rd—April 24th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human (ONLINE)

April 26th—May 31st

Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human is the first course in the Basic Goodness series. This course introduces the Shambhala principle of Basic Goodness. We will be working at the level of our personal experience of waking up and relaxing with our n Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

April 26th—September 20th

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 »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

May 2nd

Interested in meditation? This is the class for you! Come and receive instruction on meditation from one of our senior teachers. This is open to EVERYONE! It is a great class for beginners but also beneficial for the seasoned practitioner. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

The Four Dharmas of Gampopa

with Acharya Richard John

May 8th

For more than a thousand years, these extremely concise instructions have guided innumerable Buddhist practitioners on the path of awakening. Always fresh and up to date, they describe the actual dynamic of the path, and serve as potent reminders in forma Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

The Art of Being Human (ONLINE)

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

May 14th—May 16th

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

Saturday Night Live: Dharma (Online) Ikebana 101

with Brooke Pohl

May 15th

Create a flower arrangement marked with simplicity and your personal touch during this season of renewal. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

The Practice of Joy - Profound, Easy and Profoundly Transformative - with Tim Olmsted

May 19th

In this free talk, visiting teacher Tim Olmsted will focus on Joy - sharing just how easy, immediate, intuitive, and satisfying this beautiful practice can be. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Working With Emotions, Meditation In Action: The Four Karmas

with John Rockwell

May 29th—May 30th

Our main challenge in life is working with our emotional "stuckness." The path of compassion is to feel and recognize our stuck patterns within the heart space of meditation. 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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Meditation in Everyday Life (MIEL) ONLINE

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 »