Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Community Gathering: Opening the Circle

April 10th—May 29th

Lexington Shambhala Community Gathering: Opening the Circle Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

The Way of Meditation - Fundamentals of the Buddhist Path

with Shastri Will Ryken, Shastri Gayle Van Gils, Eric Rainbeau, Christie Rainbeau

April 15th—June 3rd

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Compassion Practice - 1st and 3rd Mondays

May 4th—June 1st

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

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Fearless Garuda: Emptiness and Absolute Bodhichitta (ONLINE)

May 14th—June 18th

The power of the Mahayana comes from its clarity regarding the true nature of reality. This clarity is described as penetrating insight (prajna), that sees that the world is actually different from what we habitually think it is. The bodhisattva sees that 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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Tuesday Evening Open House (Online)

May 19th—June 30th

Online open meditation, followed by discussion and social time. Join us on Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

A YEAR of HINAYANA, COURSE I - offered on Zoom

May 19th—June 23rd

This is the first of a 5-part year-long course on the Hinayana taught online by acharyas. This first 7-week course is an exploration of the First Noble Truth, the nature of suffering, and how we can meet suffering with maitri (unconditional friendliness). Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Wednesday Evening Meditation (Online)

May 20th—June 24th

Online open meditation. All are welcome. Join us on Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Sunday Morning Open House (Online)

May 24th—June 28th

Online open meditation, followed by discussion and social time. Join us on Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Karma: Interrupting the Flow of Suffering

with Stephanie Lindemann & Christopher Wenger

May 27th—June 24th

Classic Buddhist teachings on karma, the twelve links of interdependent origination, the Wheel of Life, and the Six Realms. Class will be offered on Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

White Tara Practice

with Shastri Jackie Muse

May 28th—June 25th

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

St. Louis Shambhala Meditation Group

Lojong: Training the Mind on the Path of Enlightenment (Online)

with Steven Shippee

June 1st—July 6th

Explore Lojong (“mind training”) pithy instructions that contain all the essential points of Buddhist practice in this engaging weekly online course with Steven Shippee. Monday evenings, June 1-July 6. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Practice

June 4th

A full moon practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Social Meditation: A Weekend Workshop for All Ages

with Shastri Nicholas Kranz

June 6th—June 7th - Date postponed or cancelled

Through relating genuinely with ourselves and others, we learn to bring the world back into balance. A deep dive into the practice of Social Meditation for the whole community. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Meditation in Everyday Life (MIEL) ONLINE

with Jan Snyder

June 15th—July 13th

This pandemic has givens the opportunity to explore ourselves, and our reactions to this new, changing world in which we are living. We've had to grapple with sudden change, uncertainty, and fear in our daily lives. Meditation has many proven benefits fo Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Death & Dying Forum (ONLINE)

with Nora Wiser

June 17th

If we knew that we would die tomorrow, are we prepared? Might addressing our fears about death, help us live a more mindful, appreciative life? Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Online SouthEast Regional Weekend Retreat Level III: Warrior in the World

with Gerard Van Gils

June 27th—June 28th

We are offering this Online Level III for the South East Region of USA Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Practice

July 5th

A full moon practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

The Joy of Lion

July 8th

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey, offered in an expanded format. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV (ONLINE)

with Jonathan Barbieri & Jan Snyder

July 31st—August 2nd

With trust in basic goodness we can extend ourselves fully to others with kindness and gentleness. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Death and the Bardo

with Andrew Holecek

September 11th—September 13th

Teachings on death and dying from a Buddhist perspective 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 »

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 »