Programs for Southeast States USA Region

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 »

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 »

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 »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Community Gathering: Opening the Circle

August 28th—October 30th

Lexington Shambhala Community Gathering: Opening the Circle Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Foundations for Freedom: the Hinayana - Course I The First Noble Truth (ONLINE)

October 1st—November 5th

In this first course, Acharya Susan Chapman and Acharya Fleet Maull will guide an exploration of the nature of suffering from the perspective of the Four Marks of Existence--Impermanence (anicca), Suffering (dukkha), Selflessness (anatta) and Nirvana/Peac Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Simplified Tai Chi class on Zoom

October 7th—November 11th

Join Jim Concotelli on Zoom for a six-week tai chi program. If you cannot attend a class, Jim will mail the link to the recording. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Joy in Everyday Life (JIEL) ONLINE

with Dr. Jan Snyder & Dr. Jessica Gurvit

October 12th—November 9th

Explore compassion, joyous discipline, and healthy energy. Buddhist teachings on aspiring and loving action are presented. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

The Places That Scare You

with Shastri Jackie Muse & Chris Allen

October 14th—November 4th

By choosing to train ourselves to relate to discomfort rather than trying to avoid uncertainty and fear we can get in touch with the sadness that underlies our pain and suffering. This genuine heart of sadness is our mind of enlightenment called bodhichit Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Encountering the Dharma

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils & Shastri Will Ryken

October 21st—December 9th

Please join us in the study of Encountering the Path. This course starts at the beginning of our Buddhist Path and leads us an introduction and beginning taste of several key aspects of the Hinayana Path of Buddhist practice, from the Four Marks of Exist Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

White Tara Practice

with Shastri Jackie Muse

October 22nd—December 17th

Please join us via ZOOM for a soothing compassion practice. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Day of the Dead Celebration

November 1st

An all-day celebration with many events to choose from. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Noble Heart

with Michael Carroll

November 4th—November 25th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Love and Rage Book Study

with Brenda Collins & Shastri Sue Gilman

November 5th—November 19th

Please join Brenda Collins and Sue Gilman for 3 sessions of study and contemplation of Lama Rod Owens' new book Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Living in the Challenge with Courage and Compassion

with Holly Gayley

November 6th

Join us Friday evening via Zoom for a free talk with Buddhist scholar and teacher Holly Gayley. Explore how to build the capacity to meet difficulty in our own lives and respond to the social and ecological challenges of our times Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Tonglen: One-Day Compassion Retreat

with Holly Gayley

November 7th

How do we show up in the midst of challenge or adversity? Compassion can help us develop the strength and courage to confront the challenges of our times. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana Course IV - The Third Noble Truth; Freedom From Suffering

with Acharya Dan Hessey & Acharya Suzann Duquette

November 8th—December 13th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Liberation through Love and Rage

with Lama Rod Owens

November 22nd

Cultivating our anger and rage through love means that we begin to experience the hurt beneath them. We are learning how to witness and experience, not react over and over again. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Winter Weekthun: Cultivating Clarity and Compassion

with Sasha Loring, Rhea Colmar, Tom Wroth

December 26th—January 1st (2021)

Guided meditation practice, dharma talks, discussion groups and meditation instruction Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Foundations for Freedom - the Hinayana - Course II: The 2nd Noble Truth, the Origins of Suffering (ONLINE)

January 7th—April 1st (2021)

Having recognized the truth of suffering and the confusion that is pervasive in our life, we naturally have questions. How does this state of suffering arise?  Where does confusion come from? In this in-depth exploration of the Five Skandhas, we will touc Continue »