Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Primordial Stroke: Opening the Heart of Ashe

with John Rockwell

November 5th—February 4th (2024)

For students who have attended Warriors Assembly or Kalapa Assembly, an opportunity to deepen your Stroke practice with John Rockwell online. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

P&E committee meeting

December 9th

Program planning for rest of 2023 and Q1 2024 Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Children's Day Celebration

December 10th

Celebrate the light in all of us! Sunday, Dec. 10, noon - 2:30P. Crafts, music, stories, games, and an altogether magical time. It's a potluck. All ages welcome. Magical dress is encouraged! Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Empty Open House

December 16th

Empty Open House will introduce our community to our renovated and revitalized space. The intention is to crowdsource a layout of our new space, especially our expanded lobby, to maximize its appeal as a space for enlightened conversations and socializin Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Solstice Celebration

December 16th

Please join us in welcoming the season of generosity with theater, music, food and libation, and good cheer featuring the Atlanta Shambhala Players dramatic reading of "A Christmas Carol." Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

The Other Side of Fear - Discovering Windhorse

with John Rockwell

December 27th—December 30th

Fear is everywhere. When we are brave enough to face ourselves, we can begin to know our fear. Walking toward and through our fear to the other side awakens our senses, our heart, and our courage. This four-day retreat is open to everyone. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Experiencing Emptiness

with Rhea Colmar & Tom Wroth

December 29th—December 31st

A three-day program at the Durham Shambhala Center Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Pema Chodron talk: When Things Fall Apart. Watch live broadcast together.

January 7th (2024)

This talk is the first in a series of four talks throughout 2024. Pema will talk on her book "When Things Fall Apart" Please join us to listento to hear Pema's teachings from an online broadcast. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior. Part 2 Sacredness: the Warrior's World

with William Ryken & Gayle Van Gils & Paula Bickford & Gerard Van Gils

January 10th—March 20th (2024)

" It gives me tremendous joy to present the principles of Shambhala Warriorship and to show how we can conduct our lives as warriors with fearlessness and rejoicing, without destroying one another. In this way, the vision of the Great Eastern Sun can be Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Community Circle: Salvaging Sanity in a Crazy World

with Carol Hyman

January 13th (2024)

A Saturday retreat with meditation, contemplation, discussion, and small group activities focused on connecting with our innate sanity in the midst of challenge. Open to everyone. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level I - The Art of Being Human

with William Ryken & Gayle Van Gils

January 20th—January 21st (2024)

OPEN TO ALL! This is the first in a sequence of Shambhala Weekend Retreats suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Ordinary Magic: A Meditation Mini Retreat

with Christopher Wenger

January 20th (2024)

In meditation, we learn to let go of our habitual preoccupations and rest in nonjudgmental awareness and curiosity. As we do so, our heart naturally connects with and draws sustenance from the ordinary magic that permeates life. Open to everyone. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Birth of the Warrior

with Valerie Morvan

January 27th—January 28th (2024)

Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask underlying fear. Working with our fear those habits are revealed. We can begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Creating Enlightened Society: Why bother? Is it really possible? And if so, how?

with Cate Neill & Dr. Julia Sagebien

March 2nd—March 3rd (2024)

The basis for such an enlightened society is the people's confidence and respect for inherent goodness, wisdom, and dignity. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Discovering and Embodying the Five Wisdom Energies

with Irini Rockwell

April 19th—April 21st (2024)

Invoke the five patterns of energy of our inherent nature: spaciousness, clarity, richness, passion, and activity. Continue »