Brochure Spring 2016- page 3

(left hand column)

PORTLAND CLASSES

MEDITATION IN EVERYDAY  LIFE
Dates:  January 19- February 16, 2016
Tuesday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm in Portland
This first class in the Way of Shambhala series is for new meditators and offers the opportunity to deepen our experience and understanding of meditation.
FMI: see Programs at MaineShambhala.org or contact  Karen Monahan or Erika Bjorum at [email protected]

CONTENTMENT IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Dates: March 8- April 5, 2016
Tuesday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm in Portland
Through meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and meet life’s challenges with gentleness and bravery.
FMI: see Programs at MaineShambhala.org or contact Sarah Chandler at [email protected]

JOY IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Dates: May 3- May 31, 2016
Tuesday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm in Portland
An introduction to the Buddhist concept of bodhicitta- awakened heart/mind.
FMI: see Programs at MaineShambhala.org or contact Kathy Bither or Cathleen Miller at [email protected]

HEART OF RECOVERY
Ongoing Weekly Gathering- Portland
Monday evenings 6:30pm -7:30pm. 81 Oak Street, Portland, Maine.
This group is especially helpful for people interested in exploring how Buddhist teachings and a strong meditation practice intersect with recovery from addiction.  While not a step-based meeting, wisdom from 12-step and other recovery programs routinely enter Heart of Recovery discussions.
FMI: see Programs at MaineShambhala.org or contact Kudra MacCaillech at [email protected]

DHARMA DROP-IN
Ongoing Weekly Gathering- Portland
Thursday Evenings: 7pm-8:30pm
Ready to make your mind flexible and workable! Join us Thursday evenings for meditation, short teaching videos, and discussion.
FMI: see Programs at MaineShambhala.org or contact Keely Anderson at [email protected] Shambhala.Org

(right hand column)

 

BRUNSWICK CLASSES

PEMA CHODRON:The Freedom to Choose Something Different
Dates: January 13- February 17, 2016
Wednesday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm in Brunswick
Pema Chödrön examines and illuminates this nebulous process, clearly identifying where and when you have the opportunity to change your habitual response patterns.
FMI: see Programs at MaineShambhala.org or contact Christopher St. John at [email protected]

WHO AM I? THE BASIC GOODNESS OF BEING HUMAN
Dates: March 9-  April 13, 2016
Wednesday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm in Brunswick
The first part of the journey uses this lifelong question “Who Am I?” to enter into a genuine process of contemplative inquiry.
FMI: see Programs at MaineShambhala.org or contact  Christopher St. John at [email protected]

HOW CAN I HELP? THE BASIC GOODNESS OF SOCIETY
Dates: May 3- June 7, 2016
Tuesday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm in Brunswick
We explore our relationship with others and society, and our aspiration to help the world.
FMI: see Programs at MaineShambhala.org or contact  Christopher St. John at [email protected]