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.

Featured Programs

Awake in the World

October 19th—October 23rd

SPECIAL EVENT- FREE online five-day program featuring over 20 groundbreaking dialogues with top thought leaders, wisdom holders, and social visionaries. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 23rd

All are welcome to this Vajrayana practice. Please join us! Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Keith Muse, Jackie Muse, Stephanie Lindemann, Christopher Wenger

October 24th—October 26th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. Continue »

Recent News

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    Face to Face: Tim Cordier

    After a long break, our new Face to Face person is Tim Cordier. Tim came to the Atlanta Shambhala Center because he was looking for a community here in the Atlanta area. F2F: What brought you to the Atlanta Shambhala Center? Tim: I tried several sanghas in the area, but this place felt especially good … Continue 

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    Face to Face at the Atlanta Shambhala Center: Aaron Pincus

    Aaron Pincus is the subject of our newest Face to Face interview with members of the Atlanta Shambhala Center community. Aaron moved to Atlanta after finishing his Master’s degree at Naropa University in Boulder, CO. Naropa University focuses on both undergraduate and graduate programs, all based in a contemplative model of education. Aaron says that … Continue 

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    The Sakyong’s Shambhala Day Address

    For those of you who were unable to come for our Shambhala Day festivities we have included a recording of the program from the Boulder Center.  You will need to click “Continue” in order to be taken to the page with the link.  The Sakyong enters the shrineroom around 21 minutes into the recording.  We … Continue