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

The Four Noble Truths

with Shastri Jackie Muse & Dr. Craig Johnson

January 15th—February 12th

The Four Noble Truths are the first teachings of the Buddha. Continue »

Cultivating the Compassion Instinct

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

January 24th—January 26th

The new science of compassion has found that human beings have a fundamental instinct for kindness ... Continue »

Compassion & Social Action: Creating a Culture of Caring

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown & Jan Willis

January 25th

A conversation with distinguished Buddhist scholars, teachers, and practitioners. Many of us are reeling from the level of trauma and violence in our world.. .. Continue »

BIPOC Meditation Retreat

with Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

February 1st

Atlanta Shambhala’s People of Color Sangha presents Shanté Paradigm Smalls, a scholar, artist, and writer. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

February 8th

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

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

February 8th—February 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 »