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 »

2nd Noble Truth — The Origins of Suffering, Part I: The 5 Skandhas Teachers- ONLINE

with Judi Soule

November 10th—December 15th

Having recognized the truth of suffering and the confusion that is pervasive in our life, we naturally have questions. How does this state of suffering arise? Where does confusion come from? Our innate intelligence begins to explore the subtle layers of Continue »

Solstice: Connection. Conversation. Community.

December 13th

Please join us for virtual Coffee and Conversation on Sunday, December 13t commencing at 10:30 a.m. (after Sunday sitting) for our local celebration of the Winter Solstice.  Continue »

2nd Noble Truth — The Origins of Suffering, Part II: Wheel of Life, Karma & 12 Nidanas - ONLINE

with Judi Soule

January 5th—February 9th (2021)

Teachers: Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown and Loden Nyima Course Overview The foundational teachings of the Buddha indicate that the suffering we experience in our lives can come to cessation if we recognize, deeply and profoundly, how that suffering has Continue »

Recent News

  • November 26, 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