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The Art of Being Human

Shambhala Training Level I
July 22-23

the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Thus we can discover how to live with a clear mind, a gentle heart and a sense of humor. Recommended for new and experienced meditators, as well as for those looking to enrich their existing spiritual path.


Midsummer Day

Sunday, June 25 | 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Don’t Miss Midsummer Day
Sunday, June 25 11:30 – 2:00

Stephen Wood will be performing original music

REGISTER or Volunteer for set up, Grill Team, or clean up! Join us for an afternoon of play and feasting! We’ll begin at 11:30 am with a Lhasang (smoke offering), followed by a BBQ lunch and fun and games for both kids and adults. The Center supplies the BBQ – You bring the sides and desserts!



  Quote of the Week


Learn To Meditate – Midtown
Sunday, June 18   |   1:00 – 4:00 PM
evolation yoga – 950 W. Peachtree St NW (8th St. entrance)

Young Sangha Movie Night
Showing: Crazy Wisdom – The Life & Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Friday, June 30 6:00 PM

Join us for an hour of sitting followed, at 7:00 PM, by pizza, a screening of Crazy Wisdom, and then discussion and dessert! Suggested donation is $10.00



Refuge & Bodhisattva Vows with Acharya Richard John- September 17
– >Preparatory Classes begin August 27

Impromptu Glorious Chorus

with Elise Witt
Thursday, June 15 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm​

Elise leads sessions of glorious group singing, teaching in a style so easy that, before you know it, the room is in perfect harmony! Singers of all abilities, styles, and experience are welcome. No music reading required.


Meditation In Everyday Life

August 2 – 30
Five Wednesday Evenings

Meditation in Everyday Life is a 5-week course, open to all, that teaches mindfulness meditation and shows us how this practice can improve our daily lives in the most practical sense.



Serving the Sangha

Congratulations to our new Umdzes in Training
Julie Aiken, Shi-ne Chölu, Aimee Copeland, William Dash, Clark Davis,
Apriel Jessup-Searcy, Laura McNulty, and Nakeem Purkiss.

Thanks to Edwin Ashurst and Rich O’Dell for helping with training.

Special thanks to Edwin Ashurst, Tim Cordier and Nicole Carlson
for supporting Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
Help is on the way!

Sangha News

Please Welcome New Member

Stephanie Stamm


Garden Spot

We want to recognize those who put in time to make our center beautiful:

Rita Wuebbeler
sweeps the verandah regularly.

Reed Elliot
took a huge load of brush away in his truck.

Linda Claire Snyder
is working on a landscape plan.

at evolation yoga210 8th St.

Open House and Learn to Meditate – Sunday, June 18

Want to Help?

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

Upcoming Programs

June 25: Midsummer Day

July 8: Learn To Meditate

July 9: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

July 14-16: Fearlessness In Everyday Life

July 22-23: The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

August 2-30: Meditation in Everyday Life

August  7: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

August 12: Learn To Meditate

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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