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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

SHAMBHALA SADHANA- Community Practice in Brunswick

August 26th

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 »

Meek/Perky in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St John & Shastri Ellen Rook

September 7th—September 9th

Shambhala Level IV: Awakened Heart in Rockland

September 14th—September 16th

Awakened Heart is the fourth in a series of five trainings in the Way of Shambhala program. The weekend retreat takes a further step toward precision and openness. We learn that everything that arises in meditation practice is a catalyst to bring us back Continue »

Recent News

  • This Week in Shambhala : August 9, 2018

    Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers. Classes and weekend retreats for Summer 2018 can be found here. 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 We … Continue