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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.



Featured Programs

Deepening Compassion: A Year of Mahayana Studies in Brunswick

April 16th—May 21st

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us. Continue »

Race and Privilege Book Study - in Portland

May 7th—May 28th

This is an anti-racism, white-affinity book group will follow the brilliant workbook of Layla F. Saad; "Me and White Supremacy," in which 28 days of prompts and activities will be explored individually and as a group. Continue »

Bodhisattva Vows- in Brunswick

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

June 21st—June 23rd

Refuge Vows in Brunswick

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

June 21st—June 23rd

Recent News

  • Maine Shambhala Happenings: May 16, 2019

    Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers. Classes and weekend retreats can be found here. Our website offers a lot of information regarding local offerings, information about meditation, Shambhala International, our structure, contacts and more. However, if you would be more comfortable connecting with a person directly, please contact us at We will be in … Continue