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New to Meditation or Shambhala?
Join us for a free Open House

Sunday at 10am & Tuesday at 7pm – 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

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

with Dr. Norma Harris

June 17th—August 5th

MBSR is a program designed by Jon Kabat-Zinn of U Mass upon which much research has been conducted. Mindfulness practices reduce stress and enhance quality of life. For new students and those who want to reestablish a regular practice. Continue »

Midsummer's Day Celebration

June 25th

Our annual celebration of the summer solstice with food, fun, games and community. Continue »

Young Sangha Movie Night

June 30th

Come for meditation, the movie Crazy Wisdom, and pizza Continue »

Recent News

  • Norma Harris has been appointed as Director of Societal Health & Well-Being

      Norma has already begun her work in focusing on the development of deleks, along with the members of her committee, Laura McNulty and Annie Price. Societal Health & Well-Being (SHWB) promotes and supports the ongoing development of community within our center. Safeguarding the view that a community that enjoys being together, celebrating together and … Continue 

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

    As of June 2017, the Atlanta Shambhala Center is composed of 184 members. Community is an important aspect of Shambhala and we know our members value it. Because we are separated by busy lives and travel times that for many exceed an hour, we have created deleks, which are groups formed by locale. Shambhala has … Continue 

  • 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