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 our meditation center in Atlanta located in Decatur.

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Featured Programs

A Year of Compassion: Four Limitless Ones

with Valerie Morvan & Cheri Tiernan

September 25th—October 23rd

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us. Continue »

Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT)

with Shastri Sue Gilman

October 26th—November 23rd

CIT teaches us to develop our resiliency and enhance compassion. Training in self-regulation and self-compassion, compassion for others and engagement with complex systems, CIT increases our ability to live in accordance with our values. Continue »

Songs for Autumn: A Night of Mary Oliver’s Poetry

October 26th

Join us for an evening of poetry as we celebrate the work and life of Mary Oliver. Shambhala members will read some of their favorite Oliver works, as well as original pieces inspired by her. Continue »

Meditation In Everyday Life

with Shastri Jackie Muse & Debra Hiers

November 4th—November 18th

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 »

Learn to Meditate

November 9th

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

Weekthun: The Three Yanas: the Buddhist Path to Simplicity, Joy, and Wisdom

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

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. Continue »