August 15, 2019: Maine Shambhala Happenings

Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers.

New Fall 2019 Classes and Weekend Retreats 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 Welcome@MaineShambhala.org. We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.

MINUTES TO THE JULY 2019 GOVERNING COUNCIL MEETING ON THE NETWORK

SEPTEMBER OFFERINGS:

REGISTRATION IN ADVANCE WOULD BE MOST HELPFUL:


THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):

Thursday, August 15, 2019

4:00 PM Thursday night Open Meditation- in Rockland
6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick

Friday, August 16, 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Sunday, August 18, 2019

9:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick
9:00 AM OPEN MEDITATION- Sundays in Rockland
9:30 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Portland

Monday, August 19, 2019

6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland @ HopeGateway
6:30 PM Heart of Recovery in Brunswick

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

6:30 PM Dharma Night: Exploring Truth+ Justice+ Power

             Exploring Belonging, Otherness, & Community

6:30 PM Wednesday Night OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

Thursday, August 22, 2019

4:00 PM Thursday night Open Meditation- in Rockland
6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick

Friday, August 23, 2019

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Sunday, August 25, 2019

9:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick
9:00 AM OPEN MEDITATION- Sundays in Rockland
9:30 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Portland
1:30 PM People of Color Meditation Group- in Portland

 

2019 SUMMER & NEW FALL  SCHEDULE

(Please see the website for all details.  )

Click on any of the program titles to go to the page to register.

 

VISITING TEACHER:

Awakening Your Wisdom Energies: The Practice of Maitri Space Awareness- in Brunswick

with Shastri Myra Woodruff

September 6th

“Perceiving with Fresh Eyes”- Nick Kranz in Brunswick

with Shastri Nick Kranz

September 19th

The Art of Being Human- Shambhala Level I Friday Night Talk in Portland

with Jane Arthur

October 4th

Kado Demonstration: Contemplative Flower Arranging Friday evening Demonstration and Talk in Brunswick

with Anjie Cho

November 8th

 

MID-WEEK CLASSES: (*New Listings)

Dharma Night: Exploring Truth+ Justice+ Power*

July 17th—November 20th- Twice/Month check calendar for exact dates

A Year in Compassion-Third Segment- in Brunswick*

September 10th—October 8th with Judi Soule & Sarah Chandler

Mindfulness in Action: Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness- in Portland*

September 12th—October 17th with Shastri Christopher St. John & Karen Monahan

In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying- in Brunswick*

October 22nd—November 26th with Kathy Bither & Sarah Chandler

Pema’s New Book- Welcoming the Unwelcomed- Portland*

November 7th—December 12th with Karen Monahan

 

WEEKEND RETREATS:

Awakening Your Wisdom Energies: The Practice of Maitri Space Awareness- in Brunswick

with Shastri Myra Woodruff

September 6th—September 8th

The Art of Being Human- Shambhala Level I in Portland

with Jane Arthur & Shastri Christopher St. John

October 4th—October 6th

Shambhala Art Part 1- in Portland

with Ellen Rook

October 26th

Shambhala Art- Part II in Portland

with Ellen Rook

October 27th

Kado- The Way of Flowers in Brunswick

with Anjie Cho

November 8th—November 10th

 

OPEN WEEKLY SITTING PRACTICE

Wednesday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

  August 7, 14, 21, 28     * New Time 6:30-8:00 PM  September 4, 11, 18, 25

Thursday night ‘OPEN MEDITATION’ in Brunswick 

 August 1,8,15,22,29   September 5, 12, 19, 26

Thursday night Open Meditation- in Rockland

August 1,8,15,22,29   September 5, 12, 19, 26

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick 

August 4, 11, 18, 25  September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

 August 4, 11, 18, 25     * New Time 9:30-11:00AM September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

August 4, 11, 18, 25  September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

 

WEEKLY MEETINGS:

Heart of Recovery, Monday Evenings 6:30-7: 30 PM at Hope Gateway in Portland

Heart of Recovery , Monday evenings 6:30-7:30 PM at Brunswick Center

People of Color Meditation Group- in Portland 1:30- 3:00pm Second and Fourth Sundays at Portland Center

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:  

Skylake:

Fall Kado Retreat: The Way of Flowers

September 19 – 23, 2019 with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata
 

Karme Choling:

Heart of Recovery Retreat

August 17 – 25 with Scott Perkins

Shambhala Training Retreat: Levels IV – V *

September 3 – 8 with Timothy Quigley

Relax, Renew and Awaken

October 3 – 6 with Tune Faulkner

Mudra Space Awareness

October 22 – 29 with Acharya Suzann Duquette, Greg Heffron and Dr. Craig Smith

Weekend Mudra Space Awareness Summit

October 25 – 27 with Dr. Craig Warren Smith, Acharya Suzann Duquette and Greg Heffron
 
 

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