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Join us for a free Open House—Learn to meditate, connect with community, develop mindful-awareness, & compassion. Meditation instruction is available.  We offer tools to help discover greater compassion, confidence, wisdom and joy in our day-to-day life.  You can click here for information on how to Get Started.

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

Spring Drala Meditation Hike

with Bill Solomon

May 7th

Mindful hiking in the North Georgia Mountains Continue »

People of Color Sangha

with Pamela Yetunde

May 9th

To be Beautiful, Colorful and Buddha-ful Series Continue »

Learn To Meditate

with Norma Harris

May 14th

This 3-hour class, will help you start and establish a mindfulness-awareness meditation practice. Continue »

Recent News

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    Jampa Pawo: Final Letters and A Journal Entry

    From the Journal of Jampa Pawo This is an excerpt from a journal entry Jampa Pawo wrote in 2005, long before he had found Buddhism. To me it speaks of the kind of person he already was when he began to study the dharma. This passage was read at Jampa’s Shing Kam ceremony by his … Continue 

  • Spirit Wind

    Bull’s Eye- Jampa Pawo

    Attached (above) is a calligraphy by Chogyam Trumpa Rinpoche and Kanjuro Shibata XX, it says in Tibetan and Japanese: Kamikaze or “Spirit Wind”, from Grace DiNapoli, SEIKO KYUDOJO   Bull’s Eye: An Arrow Piercing the Heart of Yama (lord of death) Listen, brave warrior of Shambhala. In your battle against the delusions, Raise the longbow … Continue 

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    Annual Member’s Meeting- Sunday, April 24th

    We Invite Your Participation. We have been sending weekly emails to let everyone know what is happening at our center (more than you may think), and to invite you to become involved. These emails are leading up to our Annual Members Meeting which will take place on Sunday, April 24th at 11:30am. Shambhala: A Mandala … Continue