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

Coffee and Conversation: Community Connections

April 19th—December 27th

While physical distancing may be the mandate under which we currently are all living; if you are like us, you may be yearning for community connection. Continue »

The First Noble Truth: Meeting Suffering with Maitri- Online

with Judi Soule

September 15th—October 13th

This course offers an exploration of the nature of suffering from the perspective of the Four Marks of Existence–Impermanence (anicca), Suffering (dukkha), Selflessness (anatta) and Nirvana/Peace (nibbana)–and how we can meet suffering with maitri (uncond Continue »

Contemplative Circle for People Identifying as Men: A Buddhist Perspective- ONLINE

with Frank Sanfilippo

October 21st—November 11th

Please join us in sifting through the ideas of maleness. We will practice listening to one another, without judgment, "for we can only be human together." Continue »

Recent News

  • September 24, 2020: Maine Sangha News

    Welcome, Maine Sangha, While the physical center is closed, our community continues to be at the core of all that we do. In order to care for each other, we are offering a variety of ways to stay connected. With the power of virtual options such as Zoom, we are able to keep us connected … Continue