Human Dignity: Personal and Societal Transformation

dignity-2What we think of ourselves does matter.  If we believe that our nature is less than whole, we will participate in the creation of an unhealthy environment.  If we have the courage to  embrace our true nature of wisdom and compassion a more healthy world will emerge.  We call this basic goodness.

 

welcomeWe offer free meditation instruction, talks and discussion to the public  every week, as well as  programs in meditation, Shambhala Buddhist teachings, and other contemplative disciplines. We are family friendly and offer free child care for children 4-12 years old every Sunday morning, 10:00-12:00, so parents can attend our Open House.

Featured Programs

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Norma Harris, Christopher Wenger, John H.C. Johnson

March 5th—April 2nd

This 5-week course provides a further exploration of mindfulness meditation Continue »

Radical Responsibility- Awakened Leadership

with Acharya Fleet Maull

March 6th—March 8th

The Atlanta Shambhala Center & Agnes Scott College are pleased to offer this provocative program with Acharya Fleet Maull. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Carol Williams & Donna Kingsman

March 14th

In this 3-hour class, you will receive the technique, guidance and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness, or “peaceful abiding” meditation practice. Continue »

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    This is a poem by member Eileen Knaft that she wrote on the occasion of the birthday of her friend.  We hope that you will enjoy.  ………….   Chambers Age is not a number… It is an echo whispering through The chambers of a Nautilus.   Each chamber: a world of its own Yet part … Continue 

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    Radical Responsibility with Acharya Fleet Maull

    March 6th – March 8th at Agnes Scott College in Decatur This provocative weekend program explores mindfulness-based emotional intelligence and how it can bring about authenticity and empowerment in our everyday lives. The program focuses on a variety of mindfulness tools and topics, such as: Emotional Literacy allowing us to have a working relationship with … Continue 

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    New Shambhala Photo Albums

    We are delighted to announce a new feature on our website. From time to time we will be posting theme-based and event-based photo albums from the Shambhala community. After albums are posted on this blog they will be archived on our Photo Page, which can be accessed through the Community tab at the top of … Continue