Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Shambhala Center of Lexington

White Tara Practice with Shastri Shelley Heinz (in Zoom)

March 20th—January 29th

White Tara Practice with Shastri Shelley Heinz Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Great Radical Race Read: My Grandmother's Hands

August 10th—March 8th

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

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Community Gathering: Opening the Circle

August 28th—January 29th

Lexington Shambhala Community Gathering: Opening the Circle Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Resilient Parenting

with Phyllis Mark

November 14th—March 27th

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 »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion

with Judy Lief

December 13th—March 21st

Join the Huntsville Group 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 »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana Course V: The Fourth Noble Truth - The Path of Shila, Samadhi, and Prajna

with Acharya Marianne Bots & Acharya Eric Spiegel

January 10th—February 21st

This is the fifth and final course in a series exploring the profundity of the Hinayana teachings of the Buddha, a way forward, which we call ”The Path.” Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

The Hinayana - The Third Noble Truth: Freedom from Suffering

January 12th—February 9th

This course presents the Third Noble Truth, The Truth of Cessation of suffering, beginning with an exploration of the third Foundation of Mindfulness, Mindfulness of Effort. How do we find relief? How do we realize the cessation of suffering now? Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Qigong with Jim Concotelli in Zoom

January 13th—February 17th

Qigong for Better Health and Enhanced Well-Being: Breathing, Movement and Meditation Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Teacher Development

with Noel McLellan

January 13th—January 31st

This online course will foster confidence for teachers or aspiring teachers in ways to support the local community with dharma instruction and hosting discussions. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Reflecting on the Three Jewels ,Taming Neurosis and Celebrating Virtue Online event

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils & Shastri Will Ryken

January 13th—March 17th

Reflecting on the Three Jewels ,Taming Neurosis and Celebrating Virtue. We will study and discuss our basic hinayana teachings on the Three Jewels and the study of Shila or Discipline. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Mamo Chants

January 27th—February 10th

Join us each evening between February 1 and 10 for this annual Buddhist practice meant to help restore balance in our minds and the world Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Ekajati: Queen of All Protectors

with Valerie Morvan

January 27th

Valerie Morvan will talk about Ekajati, a dharmapali described as a wrathful dakini, who is an especially important protectress of the Ati teachings. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

White Tara Practice

with Shastri Jackie Muse

January 28th—March 25th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

January 28th—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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Mamo Chants (ONLINE)

February 1st—February 10th

Southeast USA region presents Mamo Chants daily from 5:30 - 6:45 pm Eastern. The mamo chant is recited in order to pacify the karmic cause of personal, social, and environmental chaos that accumulates at the year's end. It is an elaborate protector offer Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Winter Retreat Online

February 1st—February 10th

Online adaptation of our annual Winter Retreat leading up to Shambhala Day (New Year) Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Grandmother's Soup: The Charnel Ground of Birth, Life, and Death

with John Rockwell

February 3rd

Charnel ground has wisdom and craziness at the same time . . Grandmother's soup. .. the soup we usually brew on New Year's Eve . . sweet and sour, bones and fats and vegetables—everything put together. Chögya Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Your Life Matters with Dr. K.A. Shakoor (Online & In person)

February 6th—March 6th

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

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Wisdom in Everyday Life (ONLINE)

with Dr. Jan Snyder

February 8th—March 8th

Playfulness, ordinary magic, and innate wisdom: enjoy this introduction to the vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Tom Brothers & Dee Lutz

February 9th—March 16th

The second course in the Basic Goodness Series explores our relationships with others and specific aspects of social transformation. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Day

February 12th

Celebrate the year of the Iron Ox! Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

February 12th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Miracles of Sight, Sound, and Mind: The Mandala of Five Wisdoms

with John Rockwell

February 17th—March 20th

The five wisdoms or buddha families are five expressions that exist in our system, our state of being. These expressions are our innate nature in the present moment, the immediate moment. It is your personal situation, which takes place on the spot! Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

March 12th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Liberation Through Love and Rage - a Full-Day, Online Retreat with Lama Rod Owens

April 4th

In American culture, particularly for people of color, anger is delegitimized, even demonized. Lama Rod’s view is that we need to develop a relationship to the heartbreak of anger for transformational healing. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Slogans

with Michael Carroll

April 7th—May 12th

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 »