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.
February 22nd—June 20th
All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »
with Shastri Christopher St John & Shastri Angela Lutzenberger
May 3rd—June 7th
In Brunswick. How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society explores our relationship with others and society, and our aspiration to help the world. Continue »
with Kathy Bither & Cathleen Miller
May 3rd—May 31st
In Portland. An introduction to the Buddhist concept of bodhicitta- awakened heart/mind. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on intelligent compassion towards others, we begin to discover the joy of discipline, health and bravery. Continue »
with Shastri Diana Evans
May 13th—May 15th
In Brunswick. Study the practice of raising windhorse, which opens the heart and refreshes one's confidence. a way to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement. Continue »
with Frank Ryan & Susan Ryan
June 10th—June 12th
In Brunswick. Through exploring the depth of perception one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression. Continue »
Summer is a time of expansion and activity, of growth and richness. We celebrate together. Continue »
Join us for Pema Chodron's Birthday Celebration after Sunday Morning Meditation. Continue »