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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- Portland

with Karen Monahan

November 7th—December 12th

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 »

Sadhana of Mahamudra - in Brunswick

with Sarah Chandler

December 12th

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 »

The Art of Being Human in a Confused World- in Brunswick

with Shastri Trinley Busby

January 11th—January 12th (2020)

Recent News

  • December 5, 2019: Maine Shambhala Happenings

    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.   UPCOMING … Continue