Children and Families

We offer Family-Friendly Open Houses once a month, usually on the fourth Sunday. Please join us!

Child care is offered the First Sunday of each month from 10:00am – 12:00pm for children ages 3-12 so that parents can attend Open House.



Dorje Kasung

The Third Sunday of each month 9:45 – 11:00am

The Dorje Kasung is an organization within Shambhala modeled on the ancient tradition of dharma protectors and drala warriors. Its members are trained in protecting the space in which practitioners are able to hear and practice the teachings.



One Breath

Monday Evening  8- 9:30pm

Wednesdays at Noon 12:00-1:00pm

Thursday Evening  7:30- 9pm

One Breath is a meditation and sharing support group with the purpose of bringing together the practice of meditation,  Buddhist teachings, and the Twelve Steps of Recovery with the goal of integrating the basic sanity of the Dharma and the basic goodness of meditation with our commitment to abstinence. We welcome all those who wish to share in these common interests.




People of Color Sangha

Building an Inclusive Practice Community for Confident Living
Sponsored by the Community Relations of the Atlanta Shambhala Center

The People of Color Sangha is open to all people of color, and features twice monthly Series of Talks and conversation
Guest Speakers, Film Viewing, and much more ….

2nd & 4th Monday of each month
Diamond Building
Any questions, please contact Brenda Collins at 404-484-4527 or [email protected]



Queer Dharma – LGBTQ Sangha

Join us on Facebook and/or send [email protected] a request to be placed on our e-mail list.

The Queer Dharma – LGBTQ Sangha is a community of meditation practice for all people, founded and hosted by LGBTQ people [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer] and sponsors a free meditation open house that caters to Atlanta’s LGBTQ community. The Queer Dharma – LGBTQ Sangha provides a safe and sane environment in which the unique concerns and experiences of LGBTQ individuals are addressed and through which the Dharma can be viewed and discussed through the lens of the “Queer” experience.  We are at all levels of experience, from questioning/beginners to long-time practitioners but all are welcome.




Young Meditators

The Atlanta Young Meditators Group is a meditation, mindfulness, and social group for those who identify as “young” in some way. Most of our members are in their 20s and 30s, but anyone curious about discovering your place in the world, exploring that place, and nurturing connection and community is welcome.

We meet the second Friday of each month, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

All are welcome!