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The Shambhala teachings offer a path to explore the depth of our being and for transforming our world.

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

Open Sky: Shambhala Training Level V

with Shastri Jeffrey Stevens

August 28th—August 30th

This program focuses on the pervasive quality of awakened mind, as we find ourselves able to communicate with the world fearlessly and without aggression. Pre-requisite: Level IV Continue »

The Art of Being Human- Shambhala Training Level I

with Sue Gilman, Valerie Morvan, Shastri Jackie Muse

September 11th—September 13th

The Art of Being Human is the experience of becoming familiar with our own nature. This is an opportunity to be with our inherent strength, wisdom and compassion. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Donna Kingsman

September 12th

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 »

Recent News

  • Refuge & Bodhisattva Vows Offered Oct. 4

    Refuge Vows are open to anyone who wants to make a “formal” commitment to the Buddhist Path. The refuge vow marks the decision to commit oneself wholeheartedly to the Buddhist path and to further one’s practice and training. It is the formal commitment to being a Buddhist, following the example of the Buddha Shakyamuni, his … Continue 

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    Face to Face: Brenda Collins

    Hello again from the Atlanta Shambhala Center’s Face to Face series. Our newest interview is with Brenda Collins, an active member of the Atlanta Shambhala community. F2F: How did you first become involved with the Shambhala community? Brenda: I started meditating on a regular basis when I was attending a non-denominational Spiritual community. The Spiritual … 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