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Guided Meditation with Emory Buddhist Club - open to all!
All are welcome for Emory Buddhist Club's weekly guided meditation, dharma discussion, and tea every Thursday at 6pm. Our teachers include monastics from many different Buddhist groups around Atlanta. Send us an email: [masked] to join our weekly newsletter! We meet on the main campus in Cannon Chapel, usually upstairs in the main sanctuary. (When school is not in session, we will meet in the basement in room 106.) Free parking in Peavine Lot, 27 Eagle Row, Atlanta GA after 5pm. For more events around town, check out our friends at ( For example, there are also meditation events free and open to the general public every Tuesday night, Thursday night, and Sunday morning, at Drepung Loseling Monastery (, a nearby Buddhist temple that is academically affiliated with Emory University and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Emory Buddhist Club hosts teachers visiting from Atlanta Buddhist temples including Dharma Jewel Monastery ( Atlanta Zen Center, Drepung Loseling Monastery ( - Atlanta Tibetan Buddhism Center, Kim Cang Monastery - Mindfulness Meditation Society (, Georgia Buddhist Vihara ( - Atlanta Vipassana Meditation, Buddhanara Temple ( - Buddhist Temple in Gwinnett County, Jun Dung Sa Temple (, and more ( Check out for some of our partners!

Emory University Cannon Chapel

515 S. Kilgo Circle · Atlanta, GA

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Emory Buddhist Club welcomes everyone each Thursday at 6pm for guided meditation, discussion, and tea. Our teachers rotate from Emory and the community (see below). We meet in Cannon Chapel 106 (basement), with free parking after 5pm at Peavine lot, 27 Eagle Row, Atlanta GA 30306. Join our weekly newsletter/ email list by sending an email to or signing up at

A sequential 11-week guided Beginner's Zen meditation and Introduction to Buddhism course is offered at no charge at nearby Dharma Jewel Monastery. This 3 month cumulate course is once a week at 6:30pm. http://www.DharmaJewel.US

Another nearby meditation center, Drepung Loseling Monastery (academic affiliate of Emory University), offers events open to the general public and free every week: Tuesdays nights at 6:30pm is a Medicine Buddha Prayer Service, at 7:30 is a public Buddhist teaching; Thursdays nights at 6pm is a secular compassion meditation; and Sundays at 11am is introduction to meditation.

We are led by invited teachers from Atlanta Buddhist groups found at such as Dharma Jewel Monastery ( - Atlanta Zen Meditation Center, Georgia Buddhist Vihara ( - Vipassana Meditation Center, Kim Cang Monastery ( Mindfulness Meditation Society, Drepung Loseling Monastery ( - Atlanta Tibetan Buddhist Center, Buddhanara Temple ( - Gwinnett County Buddhist temple, Jun Dung Sa Temple ( - Zen Meditation in Lilburn, and more. Also a proud sponsor of #MeditateAtlanta (!

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