Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

March 13th—December 4th

Writing, like meditation, is a solitary act that benefits greatly from practice with others. Come join us in exploring what happens when meditation gets involved with writing. Drawing on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones), Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 25th—December 18th

Connect with the elements: Sadhana of Mahamudra outdoors Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Igniting the Heart: Awakening Compassion to Transform Your World

with Pema Chödron & Tim Olmsted

August 1st—October 24th

Pema Chödrön and Tim Olmsted explore meditative styles and how they correspond to the Buddhist teachings on the six realms of existence. Includes recorded talks with our own discussion. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Four Foundations of Mindfullness and the Practice of Awareness

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

September 8th—October 20th

We will study teachings on the four foundations of mindfullness and Vipashyana Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Second Noble Truth -- The Origin of Suffering, Part II: Wheel of Life, Karma, and the Twelve Nidanas.

September 9th—December 2nd

Drawing from the contemporary insights of our Shambhala Buddhist lineage, we will tread the ancient path of the Budd Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Miksang II - Contemplative Photography Level 2

with Denise Bossarte

September 11th—October 2nd

In Contemplative Photography Level 2, we continue our exploration of connecting directly to our world, continuing to expand on the basic elements of Level I. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Dharma Book Study -

with Christopher Wenger

September 16th—December 9th

Join this monthly book group on Zoom to read and discuss “Carefree Dignity: Discourses on Training in the Nature of Mind,” by the internationally esteemed teacher Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Harvest of Peace

September 19th

Celebrate Harvest of Peace by gardening and dining together! Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

What is Real? Basic Goodness 3 (ONLINE)

with John Rockwell & Dr. Jan Snyder

September 20th—October 25th

The third and final course of the Basic Goodness Series asks the question, "What is real?" and explores various approaches to it. How do we know what is real? How might we begin to ask this question in a way that is meaningful for our everyday lives? Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

September 20th—June 13th (2022)

This is a practice to remind us of our basic goodness and the basic goodness of society and all beings. All members are invited. Join us via Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Managing Everyday Addictions

with Danae Clark

September 25th - Date postponed or cancelled

Do you work too much? Drink too much caffeine? Find it hard to put down your phone or too easy to buy things online? These "everyday addictions" can lead to behaviors and emotions that cause unwanted suffering (duhkha) in our daily lives. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

A Presentation of Shambhala’s New Code of Conduct

with Irina Deffente Migliari & Jim Fladmark

September 26th

The Code of Conduct policies and Code of Conduct Resolution Process Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Community Conversation - Caring for Each Other

with Irina Deffente Migliari & Jim Fladmark

September 26th

This presentation and conversation will focus on the current Shambhala Code of Conduct and Policies, which is relevant to our local center and important for each of us to know about. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Belonging to Shambhala

with Shastri Janet Bronstein & Ronald Renz

October 5th

This gathering, which will replace our usual Tuesday evening meditation session, will be facilitated by Shastri Janet Bronstein, and Ron Renz of the Shambhala Process Team, specifically for our Shambhala Gainesville sangha. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Saturday Night Live: Dharma (Online) Uncertainty

with Susan Pollak

October 16th

Susan M. Pollak, MTS, Ed.D. is a psychologist in private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a longtime student of meditation and yoga who has been integrating the practices of meditation into psychotherapy since the 1980s. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Basic Goodness 3: What is Real?

with Shastri Tom Brothers & Dee Lutz

October 27th—December 8th

The third and final course of the Basic Goodness Series asks the question, “What is real?” and explores a number of teachings from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level 4: Awakened Heart

with Acharya Mathias Pongracz

November 5th—November 7th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Your Life Matters with Dr. K.A. Shakoor (Anytime: Self-guided)

January 1st (2022)

Welcome to Your Life Matters, a series of talks on anti-racism and Buddhist teachings by Dr. K. A. Shakoor. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level 5: Open Sky

with Gaylon Ferguson

January 14th—January 16th (2022)

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind—a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »