Learn to Meditate

Whether you are completely new to meditation and want to learn the basics or an advanced practitioner looking to deepen your practice, a personal meditation instructor is the ideal (perhaps only) way to accomplish this.  We offer free individual meditation instruction. Check out our list of meditation instructors.

If you have any questions or comments about meditation or Shambhala, contact us here.




Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.


Local Events are listed below. (Calendar Here)


For a list of Mandala Wide Events, Click Here.





Featured Programs

Shambhala Staff and Coordinator Training: IN BRUNSWICK

August 12th

Coordinating and Staffing Shambhala Programs: Nuts and Bolts and the new revised Coordinators Manual Continue »

Beyond Mindfulness

August 15th

In Brunswick. Get inspired by the recent talks from the “Beyond Mindfulness Series organized by Shambhala Mountain Center with some of the national thought leaders in the mindfulness. Continue »

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

with William Barry

September 11th—September 13th

In Brunswick. Extending ourselves to others fully and with kindness. Trusting further 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 i Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 13th

IN BRUNSWICK. The Sadhana of Mahamudra is an important practice given to us by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of Shambhala. This practice is a binding factor for our community. It is done on the day of the full or new moon. It is open to all. Continue »

Making Friends with Yourself

with Angela Lutzenberger

September 15th—October 13th

In Brunswick.MAKING FRIENDS WITH YOURSELF- THROUGH MEDITATION AND EVERYDAY AWARENESS. The rewards of mindfulness practice are well proven: reduced stress, improved concentration, & an overall sense of well-being. But those benefits are just the beginning Continue »

New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Recent News

  • This Week in Shambhala July 23, 2015

              Community is part of our practice. Join us in the exploration and practice of community. *** Autumn Brochure Schedules have been mailed out this week. If you just cannot wait to plan you fall and early winter activities you can view the offerings on the website         … Continue