Dear members and friends:

The Atlanta Shambhala Center is now OPEN for in-person Open House on Sundays from 10-11:30 AM with discussion at 11:30 AM and tea at noon. Meditation instruction will be available from 10-11 AM for those new to the practice.

We will continue to offer Open House meditation on Sunday mornings online for the rest of July. The schedule will continue to be 10-11 AM with discussion from 11-11:30 AM. Meditation instruction will no longer be available online.

Access the Sunday 10 AM sitting by copying and pasting the following link into your browser or clicking:

Tuesday evening Open House will continue online. Access the Tuesday 7 PM sitting by clicking Meeting ID: 390 090 306  Passcode: 831138. Tuesday evening sitting continues from 7-7:30 PM with discussion from 7:30-8 PM.

Wednesday evening group sitting is also in-person and will no longer be offered online.

Our plan is to provide a seamless combination of in-person and online experience so that we can join together in-person and from wherever you are for sitting practice as well as classes and events. We are making good progress on finding the right technology to make this happen. Please stay tuned.

Please email [email protected] with questions or concerns as we work through this very exciting transition.

You can download the Zoom app for your phone or other computer by clicking 

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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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