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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

Working with Emotions - on Zoom (video conferencing)

with Shastri Christopher St. John & Eunice St. John

March 4th—April 1st

Have you ever noticed how confused, wild emotions can seem to dominate us, in both obvious and subtle ways? Continue »

The Skillful Dragon: Lojong Slogans and Compassionate Action- in Brunswick

with Judi Soule & Sarah Chandler

April 7th—May 12th

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

Teachings of the Buddha- Online

with Shastri Christopher St. John & Eunice St. John

April 15th—May 13th

Working with the Human Condition. Continue »

Recent News

  • March 26, 2020: Maine Sangha News

    Dear Maine Sangha, As we partner with the world-wide community in working to slow down the spread of COVID-19, the Maine Shambhala Center in Brunswick, Maine is closed for now. We are monitoring communications from the CDC and the State of Maine and will be making periodic updates as the situation evolves. As the COVID-19 … Continue