Programs for Southeast States USA Region

Durham Shambhala Center

Great Radical Race Read: My Grandmother's Hands

August 10th—April 12th

Explore systemic privilege, racism, and oppression through the lens of our training in meditation. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Resilient Parenting

with Phyllis Mark

November 14th—May 1st

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 »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion (Huntsville)

with Judy Lief

December 13th—March 21st

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 »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Reflecting on the Three Jewels ,Taming Neurosis and Celebrating Virtue Online event

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils & Shastri Will Ryken

January 13th—March 17th

Reflecting on the Three Jewels ,Taming Neurosis and Celebrating Virtue. We will study and discuss our basic hinayana teachings on the Three Jewels and the study of Shila or Discipline. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Wisdom in Everyday Life (ONLINE)

with Dr. Jan Snyder

February 8th—March 8th

Playfulness, ordinary magic, and innate wisdom: enjoy this introduction to the vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Tom Brothers & Deirdre Lutz

February 9th—March 16th

The second course in the Basic Goodness Series explores our relationships with others and specific aspects of social transformation. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Miracles of Sight, Sound, and Mind: The Mandala of Five Wisdoms

with John Rockwell

February 17th—March 20th

The five wisdoms or buddha families are five expressions that exist in our system, our state of being. These expressions are our innate nature in the present moment, the immediate moment. It is your personal situation, which takes place on the spot! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

White Tara Practice

with Shastri Jackie Muse

March 4th—April 29th

Join us on Zoom on Thursdays during your lunch break for White Tara compassion practice with Jackie Muse (noon to 1pm Eastern time). Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Refuge Practice

with Eric Rainbeau

March 12th

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

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

March 13th—August 7th

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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Saturday Night Live: Dharma (Online) Power of Self-Compassion

March 20th

In this talk, Chris will discuss what self-compassion means, give us a taste of self-compassion, and share easy ways of bringing self-compassion into our daily lives.  There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion (Birmingham)

with Judy Lief

March 21st—June 20th

Join us 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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

March 28th—September 20th

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

The Accommodating Body

with Hope Martin

March 30th

Many of us in Atlanta have benefited from the ten weekthuns and many workshops Hope has taught here over the years. Come and be introduced to her transformative work or revisit the practices (you can never hear them enough!) and see how her approach has Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Liberation Through Love and Rage - a Full-Day, Online Retreat with Lama Rod Owens

April 4th

In American culture, particularly for people of color, anger is delegitimized, even demonized. Lama Rod’s view is that we need to develop a relationship to the heartbreak of anger for transformational healing. Continue »

Birmingham Shambhala Center

Parinirvana of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

April 4th

Celebrating the Parinirvana of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche with practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Living a Fearless and Gentle Life: The Slogans of a Shambhala Warrior

with Michael Carroll

April 7th—May 12th

The point of warriorship is to become a gentle and tamed human being who can make a genuine contribution to this world. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

The Dignity of Meek

with Susan Gaylord

April 9th—April 10th

One cultivates friendliness towards oneself and others. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

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

April 15th—July 8th

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 »

Durham Shambhala Center

The Dignity of Perky

with Shastri Tom Brothers

April 16th—April 17th

Cultivating sharp, vibrant and uplifted energy through natural discipline. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

Shape of Awake

with Hope Martin

April 17th—April 18th

Discover how being fully present and at ease in your body transforms your practice. Being upright is not just an arbitrary shape; it’s a perfect expression of meditation itself. In this workshop, Hope will Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Saturday Night Live: Dharma (Online) Disappointment is the Chariot of the Dharma

with Acharya Dan Hessey

April 17th

If we look at the root of disappointment, we develop tremendous motivation to practice and faith in the Dharma. Continue »

Durham Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Sasha Loring & Elizabeth Brownrigg

April 23rd—April 24th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human (ONLINE)

April 26th—May 31st

Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human is the first course in the Basic Goodness series. This course introduces the Shambhala principle of Basic Goodness. We will be working at the level of our personal experience of waking up and relaxing with our n Continue »