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

Contemplative Nature Walk

August 9th

Contemplative Nature Walk, Saturdays Various locations. Continue »

Living in Impermanence IN BRUNSWICK

with Chip Carpenter

August 20th

Join us for a talk, discussion and contemplations on impermanence, death and the bardos. Continue »

Weekend Meditation Practice

September 6th—September 7th

IN PORTLAND Full Weekend Silent Practice. Continue »

Contemplative Nature Walk

September 6th

Contemplative Nature Walk, Saturdays Various locations. Continue »

Meditation In Everyday Life-In Brunswick

September 16th—October 14th

IN BRUNSWICK. This class will offer new students the opportunity to deepen their experience and understanding of meditation. It will include discussion of how to establish a sitting practice in the midst of our busy lives. All Are Welcome. Continue »
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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 →

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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 →

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