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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

Change the Story, Change the Future

August 6th

"We humans live by stories. A shared story is the basis of the ability of any people to live together as an organized society."- David Korten Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

August 7th

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 »

Shambhala Warriorship and Leadership in Challenging Times

with Jane Arthur, Acharya Daniel Hessey, Cynthia MacKay

August 11th—August 13th

The Atlanta Shambhala Center will host this unusual opportunity to explore the prophesy and practice of Shambhala in these challenging times with three extraordinary teacher/leaders. Continue »

Recent News

  • Arts & Culture Leadership Workshop: ADVOCATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE CREATIVELY THROUGH THE ARTS

    ADVOCATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE CREATIVELY THROUGH THE ARTS An Arts & Culture Leadership Workshop With support from the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture* (www.usdac.us), together we are hosting an interactive workshop where artists and activists are invited to come together and engage in an artistic experience of community building. We will explore our current … Continue 

  • Shambhala Warriorship & Leadership in Challenging Times

    “May you live in interesting times.” – ancient Chinese curse, oft quoted by Robert F. Kennedy & Hunter S. Thompson   There’s no denying these are interesting and, yes, challenging times.  The Sakyong has referred to it as an age of aggression and greed.  We see it in the headlines and on the often fearful … Continue 

  • Refuge & Bodhisattva Vows

    This September, the Shambhala Center will offer the opportunity to take the Refuge Vow and the Bodhisattva Vow.  These are two formal commitments along the Buddhist Path.   Here is some information about each vow, as well as details about preparation,  requirements, and links to the registration pages.  The Refuge Vow Open to anyone who … Continue