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of the Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche 

Sunday, April 2     |     1:00 – 4:00 PM
Open To All

Celebrate the Life of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
with a Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast

Meditation master, incarnate lama, innovative teacher and social visionary, the Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche was a pivotal figure in planting authentic, profound buddhadharma in the West. He was the recipient and propagater of the Shambhala teachings and the founder of the international Shambhala Buddhist community. He was the father and teacher of the Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

A talk on Tibetan Buddhism and American Karma

The Chronicles of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche – a website with many talks by and about the Vidyadhara.


  Quote of the Week


Recurrent Events of Note

People of Color Sangha, 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, 7-9pm, next meeting Monday, March 27

Writing The Mind Alive, Sunday, March 26th from 1 to 3 in the Administration Building (rear entrance), For questions call Irene Morin, 404 370-0819, before Sunday morning.


Young Sangha

Wednesday, April 5
7:00 PM

A community for those in their 30’s and under interested in connecting with other members. We will join the Wednesday night public sitting (open to everyone) from 7-8, after which the Young Sangha will engage in a dharma discussion at the Center before venturing out into the local community for further fun and conversation.
Questions? Contact Aimee Copeland,




Warrior In The World:
Shambhala Training Level III
with Dr. Norma Harris

April 7 – 9
continue the journey

Charles Eisenstein
From Commodities to Communities

Saturday, April 22, 2017   |   7:15-9:15 pm
Atlanta Friends Meeting at 701 W. Howard Ave. in Decatur

Serving the Sangha

The Membership Committee is looking for Team Members. Would you like to welcome new Shambhala members? Plan the Member Day coming up April 30?
Contact Sally Larrick, Membership Chair,

We need trained Umdzes to sign up to serve Wednesdays and to join the Sunday umdze rotation.  Contact

  Sangha News

The Shambhala Center has gotten requests to make a group order for meditation cushions from the Samadhi Store. If you are interested in being involved, please email

This Week at the Center

  •  Tuesday Open House March 21, Kindness Chris Wenger
  • Sunday Open House  March 26, Preference for Darkness and Speed Chris Wenger
  • Sadhana of Mahamudra, Monday, March 27 7:00-8:00 PM    Open to All
    Free child care is offered today for ages 4-12 , 10:00am-12:00pm, so parents can take part in the Open House.
  • Tuesday Open House  March 28, Vulnerability, Trust, and Kindness Laura DeMercurio

Upcoming Programs

Mar 25: Downright/Upright with Hope Martin
Mar 26-Apr 1: Shape of Awake with Hope Martin
Mar 27: Sadhana of Mahamudra
Apr 2: Learn To Meditate – MidTown

Apr 7-9: Warrior In the World: Shambhala Training Level III

Apr 8: Learn To Meditate

Apr 12: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana
Apr 19-May 17: Joy In Everyday Life

Apr 22: From Commodities to Communities Talk by Charles Eisenstein
Apr 29: Spring Drala Hike
Apr 30: Members’ Day Save The Date
May 7:  Learn to Meditate – Midtown
May 19-21: Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

Monthly Calendar

Regional Program Schedule



Meditation in Greater Atlanta
at Atlanta Public Library
Midtown Branch:

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

at evolation yoga8th & W. Peachtree St.


One Saturday a Month
Mindfulness Stress Reduction

One Sunday a Month
Open House and
Learn to Meditate

In case you missed it, offered again in Midtown:
The Magic of Mindful Eating 
Discover the Peaceful Path to your Happy Weight
with Martha McGinnis
Sat February 18: 1:45 PM – 3:15 PM 
Evolation Yoga, 950 West Peachtree St NW #210, Atlanta, GA 30309


Please let us know you’re coming — email:

Austin, TX

March 30 – April 2, 2017

Register for earlybird price
Story in Shambhala Times

Meditation in Greater Atlanta
Mondays 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Atlanta Public Library Midtown Branch

Thursdays 12:15-1:15pm

Do you own a Business?
Contact Sally Larrick to publicize your business in the Sangha Services & Business Directory.

Group Meditation Schedule: Weekly Schedule

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