Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Compassion Practice - 1st and 3rd Mondays

June 15th—August 10th - Date postponed or cancelled

Rouse loving-kindness and compassion for yourself and others drawing on traditional practices. Open to all. Join us on Zoom. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Profound Treasury: Open Practice and Study

May 2nd—November 28th

Introduces core Buddhist teachings on mindfulness and awareness, cultivating virtue, and cutting grasping. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Resilient Parenting

with Phyllis Mark

May 16th—September 19th

Ten lessons based on the Parami - qualities to practice that keep us from acting from the place of "me first." Working with these paramis, we learn to interact with others more authentically. Therefore... we can use these paramis to become more connected Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Heart Sutra Study Group

May 18th—October 19th

The radical message of the Heart Sūtra, one of Buddhism's most famous texts, is a sweeping attack on everything we hold most dear: our troubles, the world as we know it, even the teachings of the Buddha himself. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana Course II - The Second Noble Truth: The Origins of Suffering, Part I - The 5 Skandhas

with John Rockwell & Acharya Dale Asrael

June 14th—August 23rd

The Birmingham Shambhala Center is excited to present the second in a series of five courses from Shambhala Online exploring the profundity of the Hinayana teachings of the Buddha. Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

COURSE 2 of Foundations for Freedom-The Hinayana. The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering. Part I – The Five Skandhas. (in Zoom)

June 30th—August 11th

COURSE 2 of Foundations for Freedom-The Hinayana. The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering. Part I – The Five Skandhas. This Shambhala Online class will be offered in Zoom for 7 consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7-9 pm, starting on June 30. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Medicine Buddha Practice and Study

with Sasha Loring, Rhea Colmar, Susan Gaylord

July 6th—December 7th

Continue your Medicine Buddha practice and study Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

The Skillful Dragon: Lojong and Compassionate Engagement (ONLINE)

July 16th—August 27th

This last section of the four-part series explores the teachings on Lojong, Atisha's famous mind-training slogans, that invite us to utilize the difficulties and problems we encounter to deepen our path. Rather than seeing the unwanted aspects of life as Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Lojong: Training the Mind in Bodhichitta

with Valerie Morvan & Julie Aiken

July 22nd—August 19th

We continue our journey towards the realization of egolessness and awakened heart. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Fearlessness in Difficult Times

with Shastri Will Ryken & Shastri Gayle Van Gils

August 5th—September 23rd

"Bodhichita is capable of transforming the hardest hearts and the most prejudiced and fearful minds." from The Places that Scare You by Pema Chodron Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Contentment in Everyday Life (CIEL) ONLINE

with Dr. Jan Snyder & Dr. Jessica Gurvit

August 10th—September 7th

Explore mindful appreciation and gentleness to oneself. Foundational Buddhist teachings are introduced. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Great Radical Race Read: My Grandmother's Hands

August 10th—December 14th

Explore systemic privilege, racism, and oppression through the lens of our training in meditation. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Joy in Everyday Life

with Tekla Jachimiak & Deirdre (dee) Lutz

August 11th—September 8th

The mahayana teachings on compassion can become the inspiration for a life of bravery and freedom from doubt. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

August 14th

The Practice of Taking Refuge -Arousing the Motivation for True Freedom from Samasara Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Wasting Our Time: Vipashyana Space Awareness

with John Rockwell

September 2nd—September 30th

A program that explores shamatha-vipashyana meditation with particular emphasis on the experience of panoramic awareness and liberating insight. On Zoom. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Graceful Exit: Preparing for a Good Death

with Andrew Holecek

September 4th—September 7th

All of life is held within the context of death. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Healing from Within

with Sasha Loring

September 9th—October 14th

Exploring a Dharma-Centered Approach to Emotions Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

September 11th

The Practice of Taking Refuge -Arousing the Motivation for True Freedom from Samasara Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

October 9th

The Practice of Taking Refuge -Arousing the Motivation for True Freedom from Samasara Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Downright/Upright

with Hope Martin

October 10th

This program has been rescheduled to October 10, 2020 due to precautions around Covid-19. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Shape of Awake Weekthun

with Hope Martin

October 11th—October 17th

This program has been rescheduled for October 11-17 due to precaution around Covid-19. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Noble Heart

with Michael Carroll

November 4th—November 25th

Bringing the Legend of Shambhala Alive in Our Modern World Continue »

Asheville Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Josephine Spilka & Alan Tilson

November 15th—November 17th

Awakened Heart is about allowing your heart and intuition to open so that you can communicate fully with the world. Continue »