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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Meditation Retreats in the City this Summer

For new and experienced practitioners alike, our all-day community meditation retreats are a rare opportunity to take a real break from our usual routines to truly relax with ourselves and refresh our sense of wellbeing, goodness, and sanity.

Saturday, August 4th at Shambhala in Grant Park

New to Meditation or Shambhala? Where to start

Featured Programs

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

August 26th

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 »

Harp and Clarinet Concert

with Susan Ottzen

September 7th

Member Susan Ottzen Offers an Evening of Healing Music Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

with Shastri Shelley Heinz

September 8th—September 9th

The Art of Being Human is the experience of becoming familiar with our own nature. This is an opportunity to discover and explore our inherent strength, wisdom and compassion. Continue »

Learn To Meditate (Decatur)

September 8th

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

Kado Rigden Ikebana: The Way of Flowers

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

September 14th—September 16th

Kado is a meditative, contemplative understanding of self, nature, space and perception. Open To All Continue »