Radical Conversations continue with Brenda Collins – Join Us!

Join us as Radical Conversations continue in September, October, and November. The final three gatherings of this five part series will serve as a powerful catalyst for engagement in our community. Radical Conversations provides opportunities for true dialogue and lasting change in our efforts to create an Enlightened Society.   Conversations on Race, Black Prophetic … Continue 

Conversations on Race with Brenda Collins

“It has finally really gotten through to me how dangerous it is to be black in America, especially for black men… In the US, racial injustice has been going on since the days of slavery. But what is different now, is that the videos of the murders are there for all to see, and white … Continue 

Jampa Pawo: Final Letters and A Journal Entry

From the Journal of Jampa Pawo This is an excerpt from a journal entry Jampa Pawo wrote in 2005, long before he had found Buddhism. To me it speaks of the kind of person he already was when he began to study the dharma. This passage was read at Jampa’s Shing Kam ceremony by his … Continue 

Bull’s Eye- Jampa Pawo

Attached (above) is a calligraphy by Chogyam Trumpa Rinpoche and Kanjuro Shibata XX, it says in Tibetan and Japanese: Kamikaze or “Spirit Wind”, from Grace DiNapoli, SEIKO KYUDOJO   Bull’s Eye: An Arrow Piercing the Heart of Yama (lord of death) Listen, brave warrior of Shambhala. In your battle against the delusions, Raise the longbow … Continue 

Annual Member’s Meeting- Sunday, April 24th

We Invite Your Participation. We have been sending weekly emails to let everyone know what is happening at our center (more than you may think), and to invite you to become involved. These emails are leading up to our Annual Members Meeting which will take place on Sunday, April 24th at 11:30am. Shambhala: A Mandala … Continue 

Face to Face: Marc Wong

Today’s Face to Face interview is with Marc Wong, who is a member of the Shambhala community. Marc made the choice about a year ago to leave behind his life in the United States to focus on global disaster relief work. He sold his home, resigned from his job as an engineer, and joined a … Continue 

Running with the Mind of Meditation

  Have you ever wondered about the synergy of meditation and exercise? Running with the Mind of Meditation, by Sakyong Mipham, is an accessible and transformative approach to engage in these important themes. The ebook will be available for $1.99 (until March 13th) through your favorite online retailers:  Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google, iBooks. Find out about the Running … Continue 

Connecting with the Center

Shambhala Day (Tuesday, February 9th) is a time to reconnect with our community and the vision of a good human society.  This year we would like to introduce these icons of the 4 Ways of Connecting as a reminder of how we can participate in the Shambhala Atlanta Community throughout the year.  

Shambhala Day Message from Jane Arthur- Envoy for Leadership

Sometimes, it’s best to start with a painful truth. The story that we tell ourselves about Shambhala’s organizational and management capacity is tinged with poverty, disorganization, and doubt about our institutional competence.​ I firmly believe it is time to tackle that story head on. Let’s let the truth that it holds really sink in, and … Continue 

Shambhala Day Message from Robert Reichner- Envoy for Enrichment

Cheerful Shambhala Day! I connect so deeply to Shambhala because at its core is an inspiration and complete dedication to be of service to the world. To me, that means engaging our society at an architectural level, as well as at the level of individual relationships. We live in a world whose forms are deeply … Continue