Meditation, Culture & Community Centers in Atlanta


Atlanta Shambhala offers a path of meditation practice and contemplative arts oriented towards modern life. Join us for meditation courses, retreats and group meditation at one of our two Meditation Centers in Atlanta located in Decatur and in Grant Park.

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Bringing Light to the Center

In this darkest time of year let’s gather together and as a group string white lights throughout the community room and shrine room in Turquoise Hall. It’s a low key way to recognize the solstice. We’ll have hot cider and munchies and end with a lhasang.

Saturday, 12/22 from 1:00 – 4:00pm.

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Featured Programs

The Dharma of A Christmas Carol - Dramatic Reading and Dharma Discussion

December 14th

Basic Goodness and Community are the Themes Here Continue »

Learn To Meditate (Grant Park)

with Norma Harris

December 15th

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

Community Bonfire

December 15th

2nd Annual Community Bonfire. All Are Welcome. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

December 22nd

This is a time for the community to gather, practice and delight in conversation and in each other's company. All members are invited, the lung (sadhana transmission) is not a prerequisite for these monthly events. Continue »

Winter Solstice Gathering

December 22nd

Bringing Light to the Center Continue »

Four Dignities Winter Weekthun Retreat

with Acharya Richard John

December 26th—December 31st

Wintertime and the end of the year is a great time to stop, be still, and tune into your mind and life. In this week of retreat, there will be two practice tracks, for Shamatha and Vajrayana practioners. Continue »