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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

People of Color Meditation Group: Feeling the Body, Healing the Heart

March 11th—June 17th

We come together as people of color to foster a space of safety, awareness, community, and healing. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life - in Rockland

with Shastri Christopher St John

April 17th—May 15th

Fear is rampant in our world. On a societal level, we experience uncertainty about the future of our planet and our civilization. On a personal level, fear can manifest as anything from a nagging sense of self-doubt to a static background of anxiety. Continue »

Drala- in Brunswick

with Shastri Bill Brauer & Ella Reznikova

April 27th—April 29th

In Brunswick. Through exploring the depth of perception one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression. Continue »

Shambhala Level III: Warrior in the World- in Rockland

with Shastri Veit Weber

May 4th—May 6th

Shambhala Training Level III, Warrior in the World, is the part of our path that draws upon our newfound strength and insight to help us negotiate the larger world of relationships, work, and life in general. Continue »

IKEBANA: The Art of Flowers in Brunswick

with Shastri Ellen Rook

May 5th

Japanese flower arranging, also called Ikebana, can be practiced as a contemplative art. Continue »

Warrior in the World- Shambhala Level III- in Brunswick

with Bryan Mendiola

May 18th—May 20th

Having discovered our own goodness and having begun to relax with the nature of fear, we can afford to be more daring, open, and genuine. We can extend that practice into everyday life situations without the barrier of the cocoon. This takes daring. Continue »

Recent News

  • This Week in Maine Shambhala: April 19, 2018

    Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers. Classes and weekend retreats for Winter 2018 can be found here. More to come. 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 … Continue