Current Newsletter

Film Screening

sponsored by the Community Relations Committee

I Am Not Your Negro

May 27, 7:00pm
Everyone Welcome

  Quote of the Week


Recurring Events

Writing the Mind Alive – Some Sundays, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Next Meeting Sunday, May 7

People of Color Sangha – Second and Fourth Mondays 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Next meeting Monday, May 8

Sadhana of Mahamudra – Everyone Welcome –  Every month on the new moon

Next meeting Thursday, May 25, 7:00 PM

Young Sangha Potluck Dinner

May 26, 7:00pm
The Young Sangha is a community for members 18-40-ish. Bring your favorite dish to share for an evening of food, conversation, and meditation.

Stress Reduction (MBSR)

with Dr. Norma Harris


Saturday Mornings
June 17 – August 5
10:00  AM – 12:30 PM
plus one full day
Saturday, July 29

Start your summer weekends with a class
that will make you feel really good.


Children and Families

Shambhala families gathered on May 15th from 5:30ish – 6:30ish for an informal picnic and playtime in the garden.  The casual format allowed just the flexibility needed on a weeknight evening and the quick hour of play was perfect for tiring out the little ones. This is the first of hopefully many such events and perhaps the next gathering will be at a nearby pool.  If you’d like to receive emails about future family events please contact Lisa Ciancio,

Part of a Series on

Changing Our Story

The Economics of Racial Justice
a talk by
Tamara Carrera

Saturday, June 17

7:00 – 9:00 PM

Midsummer Day Celebration

Sunday, June 25
Save The Date – details to follow

at evolation yoga210 8th St.

Open House and Learn to Meditate – Sunday, June 18

Serving the Sangha

Tim Cordier taking on the enormous task of cleaning and re-organizing our garage.  Thank you, Tim.

There are sign-up sheets in the community room this week for volunteers to let us know how you want to participate in keeping the Center running. Please sign up for what inspires you

We continue to need trained Umdzes to to join the Sunday umdze rotation.  Contact

  Sangha News

Evan Trimble, a self-described “dharma brat,” is in the Atlanta area this summer doing an MBA internship. He is interested in renting an apt or space for the month of July. If you can offer this or know of someone who can, please contact Evan at or text at 503-998-5185.

Apriel Jessup leads monthly hikes around Atlanta.
See Schedule Next hike is Red Top Mountain on May 20. Questions? Contact Apriel, 770-990-3489

Want to Help?

Member Cholu Bondurant is asking for help to get needed dental work to stay healthy. Please support a friend in need. Thank you!

Edwin Ashurst has an Offering Bowl to allow him to attend Warrior Assembly at the Shambhala Mountain Center in August 2017. Please give generously!

This Week at the Center

  •  Tuesday Open House May 16, Speed, Sleep, and Manual Labor Valerie Morvan
  • Sunday Open House May 21, Death In Everyday Life Geoffrey Warren
    Free child care is offered every Sunday for ages 4-12, 10:00am-12:00pm, so parents can take part in the Open House.
  • Tuesday Open House May 23, TBD TBD

Upcoming Programs

May 19-21: Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

June 2-4: Windhorse
June 9: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana
June 10: Impromptu Glorious Chorus
June 10: Learn To Meditate
June 15: Impromptu Glorious Chorus
June 17-Aug 5: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
June 17: The Economics of Racial Justice
June 18: Learn To Meditate – Midtown
June 25: Midsummer Day

Monthly Calendar

Monthly Calendar

Regional Program Schedule


 at evolation yoga – 210 8th St.

One Saturday a Month
Mindfulness Stress Reduction

One Sunday a Month
Open House and
Learn to Meditate



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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