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

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 »

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 »

Harvest of Peace

September 19th

In Brunswick. Harvest of Peace Celebration Continue »

The Essential Heart of the Kasung Part 1

with Tim Fuller

September 21st—October 26th

In Portland.In a Shambhala Center, the Dorje Kasung is a path of warriorship manifesting the protector principal and service to others. Continue »

Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion

with Christopher St John

September 22nd—October 20th

In Portland. “Awaken our enlightened genes”. An introduction to the teachings of Mahayana Buddhism. 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