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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

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Sue Gilman

January 16th—February 13th

By making a deep connection to the present moment and understanding our mind through the practice of meditation, we can learn to finally make friends with ourselves. Continue »

What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality

with Shastri Jackie Muse

January 19th—February 23rd

Emphasizing core Buddhist teachings and the natural world, this course helps reveal the magic and wonder of the world. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - Midtown

January 22nd

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

Recent News

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    A Message from The Working Committee On Health and Well-Being

    Dear Members of Atlanta Shambhala, Presently there are 175 of us distributed far and wide in the metro Atlanta area and beyond. Traffic being what it is, we are endeavoring to create groups of Shambhalians who live near each other to make it possible for us to gather together as people of like mind and … Continue 

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    MLK Day Celebration & Conversation – January 15th

    Join us on January 15th, 2017  from 1 PM – 4 PM  as the Atlanta Shambhala Center’s Community Relations Presents Poetry readings, musical performances and contemplative discussions in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   Atlanta Shambhala Meditation Center – Main Sanctuary Suggested Donation of $15 In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we … Continue 

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    Blog Posts From Standing Rock

    From Stephen Wood at Standing Rock: Wednesday, 11/23/16 Daily update.  Please send to all family and feel free to share on FB. You may have heard and are hearing many different viewpoints and opinions to Sunday’s extreme escalation of violence and peaceful protest between the Water Protectors and the militarized law enforcement, private contractors, and … Continue