Dear members and friends:

The Center is now CLOSED for in-person programs beginning Thursday, December 30, 2021.

We will continue online through January. The online schedule is: 

Sunday Meditation from 10-11 AM with discussion from 11-11:30 AM.

Access the Sunday 10 AM sitting

Tuesday Meditation from 7-8 PM.

Access the Tuesday 7 PM sitting

We are offering free Meditation Instruction on Wednesdays from 7-8 PM.  More information and Zoom link are here.

Please email [email protected] with questions or concerns.

You can download the Zoom app for your phone or other computer by clicking https://zoom.us/ 

Meditation, Culture, and Community Center 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 located in Decatur.

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Featured Programs

Learn to Meditate

January 19th—February 16th

Whether new to meditation or looking for a refresher, join us for a free half hour of instruction and a half hour of Q&A on shamatha (calm abiding) meditation, a completely contemporary technique that has been practiced for more than 2,500 years! Continue »

The Great Turning - A Book Study

January 20th—February 10th

Drawing on Joanna Macy’s life-long study of Buddhism and systems theory, her newly-updated book, World As Lover, World As Self, discusses the crises of our time and gives us the tools to meet today's challenges. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I - The Art of Being Human

February 26th—February 27th

In Level I: The Art of Being Human we glimpse unconditional goodness as the basic ground of our existence through the practice of meditation. As we open to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassion Continue »