Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Shambhala Center of Lexington

White Tara Practice with Shastri Shelley Heinz (in Zoom)

March 20th—December 31st

White Tara Practice with Shastri Shelley Heinz 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—March 8th (2021)

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—December 18th

Lexington Shambhala Community Gathering: Opening the Circle 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 »

Durham Shambhala Center

Profound Treasury: Open Practice and Study

October 31st—January 23rd (2021)

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

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Resilient Parenting

with Phyllis Mark

November 14th—March 20th (2021)

Parenting can be tough even at the best of times! But when life is stressful or volatile, it can be particularly difficult to model compassion and buoyancy for children the way we’d like. Resilient Parenting is a crash course in mindfulness-based techniqu Continue »

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Unhacking Our Mind

with Craig Sargent, Vincent Dummer, Susan Smith

November 17th—December 29th

Based on the PBS series, Hacking Your Mind, we explore why we run go through much of our lives running on autopilot, and what we can do about it. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

White Tara Practice

with Shastri Jackie Muse

November 19th—December 17th

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

Shambhala Center of Lexington

Music As Sacred Path

with Lance Brunner

December 5th

Join us for an evening of Classical Guitar selections performed by UK Guitar students, Geraldo Neto and Collin Holloway, and Pop Vocals performed by Anna Katori . Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Fearlessness in Everyday Life (FIEL) ONLINE

with Dr. Jan Snyder

December 7th—January 4th (2021)

Fear is rampant in our world. On a societal level, we experience uncertainty about the future of our civilization and our planet. On a personal level, fear can manifest as anything from a nagging sense of self-doubt to a static background of anxiety. Thi Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

December 11th

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

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Ecology of the Heart (Saturday Night Live: Dharma) ONLINE

with Nicholas Kranz

December 12th

Buddhist teachings have pointed for millennia to our deep connection and interdependence with everything in the biosphere. Having arrived at this critical moment together, how can we rise to the challenges before us without burning out or falling into eco Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion

with Judy Lief

December 13th

Join the Huntsville Group in this online study of Judith Lief's presentation of the mahayana path, Volume 2 of The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Renunciation, Patience, and Wisdom: A Three Circle Journey

with John Rockwell

December 13th

How do we know what to accept and what to reject, when to act and when to be? Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Broken Heart, Breaking Habits

with Acharya Dan Hessey

December 15th

A broken heart can be the source of the inspiration and power we need to start to “definitely emerge” from being trapped in old habits and preoccupations. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Death & Dying Forum (ONLINE)

with Nora Wiser

December 16th

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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Shambhala Durham: Winter Weekthun: Cultivating Clarity and Compassion (ONLINE)

December 26th—January 1st (2021)

oin Shambhala Durham for a weeklong online meditation retreat taught by Sasha Loring, Rhea Colmar, and Tom Wroth. This program will include guided meditation practice, dharma talks, discussion groups, and meditation instruction. The program is appropriate 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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Mahamudra Vision: A Four Day Virtual Retreat

with John Rockwell

December 27th—December 30th

Drawing from the Buddha's second and third turning teachings, sutra Mahamudra techniques lead to a deep understanding of the right view of emptiness and Buddha nature essential to our practice. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

New Year's Gathering (IN PERSON)

January 3rd (2021)

We'll come together to bid good-bye to 2020 and embrace the possibilities of 2021 as we practice safe distancing in our beautiful back yard. 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 »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

January 8th (2021)

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

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Southeast Regional Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level I - The Art of Being Human (ONLINE)

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils

January 16th—January 17th (2021)

OPEN TO ALL! In cooperation with the Southeast Region of Shambhala: This is the first in a sequence of Shambhala Weekend Retreats for exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our wo Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Southeast Regional Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level I - The Art of Being Human (ONLINE)

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils

January 16th—January 17th (2021)

OPEN TO ALL! This is the first in a sequence of Shambhala Weekend Retreats suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Southeast Regional Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level I - The Art of Being Human Held online

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils

January 16th—January 17th (2021)

OPEN TO ALL! This is the first in a sequence of Shambhala Weekend Retreats suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Your Life Matters with Dr. K.A. Shakoor

February 6th—March 6th (2021)

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

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

February 12th (2021)

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