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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

Pema's New Book- Welcoming the Unwelcome- in Brunswick

with Kathy Bither & Sarah Chandler

January 14th—February 11th

In an increasingly polarized world, Pema shows us how to strengthen our ability to find common ground, even when we disagree, and influence our environment in positive ways. Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE: Group Meditation Instruction- BRUNSWICK

February 6th

An ideal way to bring the simple yet profound and powerful practice of meditation into your life. First Thursday of the month at 5:30 PM Continue »

Community Practice weekend in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St. John & Eunice St. John

February 8th—February 9th

Timekeeper Training and Refresher Class

with Shastri Christopher St. John

February 8th—February 9th

SHAMBHALA SADHANA- Community Practice in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St. John

February 9th

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 »

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St. John

February 13th—February 22nd

In order to avert whatever negativity has accumulated during the year, we will practice the Mamo Chants. The mamos are powerful worldly dharma protectors Continue »

End of Year Cleaning: Uncovering Sacred Space- in Brunswick

February 23rd

Every year we come together for the traditional activity of Neutral Day: Cleaning! Cleaning before the New Year is a way of attracting positive energy into the environment, or as we say in Shambhala: “Drala.” It allows us to put time and energy into uplif Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra - in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St. John

February 23rd

Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of the Shambhala centers, wrote a practice called the Sadhana of Mahamudra, which is chanted aloud in a group session on the new and/or full moon of each month. Continue »

SHAMBHALA DAY- Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

CHEERFUL SHAMBHALA DAY!!! Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE: Group Meditation Instruction- BRUNSWICK

March 5th

An ideal way to bring the simple yet profound and powerful practice of meditation into your life. First Thursday of the month at 5:30 PM Continue »

Recent News

  • January 23 2020: Maine Sangha News

      Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers. 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 [email protected] We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.   … Continue