This is a poem by member Eileen Knaft that she wrote on the occasion of the birthday of her friend.  We hope that you will enjoy.  ………….   Chambers Age is not a number… It is an echo whispering through The chambers of a Nautilus.   Each chamber: a world of its own Yet part … Continue 

Radical Responsibility with Acharya Fleet Maull

March 6th – March 8th at Agnes Scott College in Decatur This provocative weekend program explores mindfulness-based emotional intelligence and how it can bring about authenticity and empowerment in our everyday lives. The program focuses on a variety of mindfulness tools and topics, such as: Emotional Literacy allowing us to have a working relationship with … Continue 

New Shambhala Photo Albums

We are delighted to announce a new feature on our website. From time to time we will be posting theme-based and event-based photo albums from the Shambhala community. After albums are posted on this blog they will be archived on our Photo Page, which can be accessed through the Community tab at the top of … Continue 

Face to Face: Tim Cordier

After a long break, our new Face to Face person is Tim Cordier. Tim came to the Atlanta Shambhala Center because he was looking for a community here in the Atlanta area. F2F: What brought you to the Atlanta Shambhala Center? Tim: I tried several sanghas in the area, but this place felt especially good … Continue 

Face to Face at the Atlanta Shambhala Center: Aaron Pincus

Aaron Pincus is the subject of our newest Face to Face interview with members of the Atlanta Shambhala Center community. Aaron moved to Atlanta after finishing his Master’s degree at Naropa University in Boulder, CO. Naropa University focuses on both undergraduate and graduate programs, all based in a contemplative model of education. Aaron says that … Continue 

The Sakyong’s Shambhala Day Address

For those of you who were unable to come for our Shambhala Day festivities we have included a recording of the program from the Boulder Center.  You will need to click “Continue” in order to be taken to the page with the link.  The Sakyong enters the shrineroom around 21 minutes into the recording.  We … Continue 

Cheerful Shambhala Day!

We have entered the Year of the Wood Horse. Yesterday at the Atlanta Shambhala Center we celebrated as a community, starting with a lhasang in the morning. At a lhasang, we offer juniper boughs on a fire. This creates a purifying smoke which draws down the dralas. To read an article in the Shambhala Times … Continue 

Compassionate Atlanta Team at the Hunger Walk

Members Valerie Morvan and Dan Phillips will be participating in the 30th Annual Hunger Walk.  We will be part of the Compassionate Atlanta team.  Compassionate Atlanta is the local part of the Charter of Compassion that is seeking to make our world a better and more compassionate place.  We will provide further information soon about … Continue 

President Richard Reoch in Atlanta

We gathered at the Atlanta Shambhala Center Thursday evening, despite the wintery weather, to hear President Reoch talk to us. He spoke about the dire state of the world today and the choice that each person must make when times are hardest. Do we retreat into self-protection or do we offer what we have to … Continue 

F2F @ the Atlanta Shambhala Center: Irene Morin

Our newest Face to Face interview from the Atlanta Shambhala Center community focuses on Irene Morin. She has been coming to the Center for 7 years, after moving to Atlanta from Baltimore. Upon moving, she decided not to join a traditional church, but she loved meditation and contemplation. She lives in a senior living community, … Continue