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.
with Christopher St John
January 13th—February 17th
In Brunswick. Ever feel triggered and stuck in a reactive tailspin despite all your efforts? Continue »
with Karen Monahan & Erika Bjorum
January 19th—February 16th
In Portland.This first class in the Way of Shambhala series is for new meditators and offers the opportunity to deepen their experience and understanding of meditation. Continue »
In Brunswick. Practice group chanting from the Rain of Wisdom, realizing songs of the Kagyu masters. All are welcome. Continue »
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 Acharya Eric Spiegel
February 26th—February 28th
In Brusnwick. The Way of Shambhala I culminates in the Rigden Weekend. The contentment, joy, fearlessness, and wisdom of the Way of Shambhala culminate in unconditional confidence. Confidence that comes from genuineness and wakefulness instead of aggressi Continue »
with Angela Lutzenberger
March 4th—March 6th
In Brunswick. Looking directly at our habitual patterns of thought, emotions and gestures, we can arouse fearlessness and make more direct contact with basic goodness. Prerequisite: The Art of Being Human Continue »
In Portland. Gather, share, eat. Join a community potluck and gathering after Sunday Meditation. Please bring a dish to share Continue »
with Sarah Chandler
March 8th—April 5th
In Portland. Through meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and meet lifes challenges with gentleness and bravery. Continue »
with Christopher St John & Eunice St John
March 9th—April 13th
In Brunswick. Who am I? How can I help? What is real? These questions are universal. They have arisen in some form across cultures and traditions throughout human history. Continue »