Introductory

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Monthly Potluck - First Friday

January 6th—July 5th

Please bring a dish to share at our monthly potluck dinner. Vegetarian and GF options are welcome. Musical instruments are especially welcome! Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Quarterly Nyinthun Practice Day

February 5th—August 4th

A nyinthün is a full-day or half-day retreat where we can take the time to be with ourselves and extend our meditation practice. Nyinthun offers time to more fully immerse ourselves in the practice of mindfulness and to do so in a shared atmosphere of sup Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Buddhism and Psychology: Community Conversations

January 4th—June 6th

Each month, a local psychologist helps us explore these intersections, bringing their deep understanding of people within the frame work of Buddhism. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Shape of Awake - the Embodied Warrior in the World [in person]

with Hope Martin

April 26th—April 28th

When we shed our tension and come upright, we are more connected to ourselves and attentive to what’s around us. In this way we can venture into the world with a vulnerability that is fearless, gentle, and awake – come what may. And we feel better! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Shape of Awake Deepening Retreat

with Hope Martin

April 29th—May 1st

We’re thrilled that Hope Martin, a Master Teacher of the Alexander Technique, who led her popular Shape of Awake Retreat at the Atlanta Shambhala Center annually from 2010 – 2019, is back. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Learn to Meditate

May 5th

Interested in meditation? This is the class for you! Come and receive instruction on meditation from one of our senior teachers. This is open to EVERYONE! It is a great class for beginners but also beneficial for the seasoned practitioner. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Sitting with Sadness and Joy: A Meditation Mini Retreat

with Christopher Wenger

May 11th

"Sadness and joy put together are the fundamental notion of basic goodness." ~ Chogyam Trungpa. Discover your natural wakefulness as we experience the richness of both our sadness and our joy in the space of meditation. Open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Buddhism 101

with Christopher Wenger & Stephanie Lindemann

May 19th

What makes someone a Buddhist? Is Buddhism a religion, or something else? What are the basic teachings and principles of Buddhism? If you've wondered about these or similar questions, please join us for this brief, interactive introduction. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Living the Dharma (Part One) with Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo (facilitated by Jan Snyder)

May 19th—June 23rd

Time is short and getting shorter. You’ve tried meditation—you may even be a committed practitioner. But what does it take to actually realize the wisdom of all you have studied and practiced, to cut through complacency and live a truly meaningful life. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Learn to Meditate

June 2nd

Interested in meditation? This is the class for you! Come and receive instruction on meditation from one of our senior teachers. This is open to EVERYONE! It is a great class for beginners but also beneficial for the seasoned practitioner. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Learn to Meditate

June 15th

In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance, and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or “peaceful abiding” meditation practice. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Meditation Retreat with Richard John

with Richard John

October 5th—October 6th