Maine Shambhala Happenings: April 4, 2019

Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers.

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 [email protected] We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.

SAVE THE DATES & JOIN US:

Current Classes:

 

Upcoming Dates to Save:

 

 

THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):

Thursday, April 4, 2019

6:00 PM Deepening in Compassion – in Portland
6:00 PM Dharma Talk- Collective Change in Rockland
6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick- CANCELLED
6:30 PM Parinirvana of CTR in Brunswick

Friday, April 5, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Sunday, April 7, 2019

9:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick
10:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Portland
10:30 AM OPEN MEDITATION- Sundays in Rockland
1:30 PM People of Color Meditation Group- in Portland
2:00 PM Eating Mindfully: One Bite At A Time

Monday, April 8, 2019

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

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

6:00 PM Contentment in Everyday Life- Rockland

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

6:00 PM Wednesday Night OPEN MEDITATION in Portland
6:30 PM Opening the Heart Sutra – in Brunswick

Thursday, April 11, 2019

6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick

Friday, April 12, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

8:30 AM Traditional Chinese Qigong: Level III in Rockland

Sunday, April 14, 2019

9:00 AM Traditional Chinese Qigong: Level III in Rockland
9:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick
10:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Portland
10:30 AM OPEN MEDITATION- Sundays in Rockland
1:30 PM People of Color Meditation Group- in Portland
2:00 PM Eating Mindfully: One Bite At A Time

 

2019 SPRING SCHEDULE

(Please see the website for all details.  )

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

 

COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

Parinirvana of CTR in Brunswick

April 4th

Educator’s Circle – Portland

April 22nd

Governing Council Meeting- in Brunswick

April 24th

 

WEEKLY CLASSES: (*New Listings)

Opening the Heart Sutra – in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St. John & Eunice St. John

March 6th—April 10th

Deepening in Compassion – in Portland*

March 21st—May 16th

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us

Contentment in Everyday Life- Rockland

with Beverly Feldt & Maggie Karoff

April 9th—May 7th

Deepening Compassion: A Year of Mahayana Studies in Brunswick*

April 16th—May 28th

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us

 

WEEKEND RETREATS:

Preparing for Bodhisattva Vow in Portland

with Shastri Christopher St. John

April 20th

Preparing for Refuge Vow- in Portland

with Shastri Christopher St. John

April 20th

Preparing for Bodhisattva Vow in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St. John

May 18th

Preparing for Refuge Vows- in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St. John

May 18th

Bodhisattva Vows- in Portland

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

June 21st—June 23rd

Refuge Vows in Portland

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

June 21st—June 23rd

 

OPEN WEEKLY SITTING PRACTICE

Wednesday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

April 3, 10, 17, 24,   May 1, 8,15, 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19, 26

Thursday night ‘OPEN MEDITATION’ in Brunswick 

April 4, 11, 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20, 27 

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick 

April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

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 at Portland Center

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:  

Skylake Shambhala Center:

Initial Educator Training

With Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

June 26 – July 1, 2019
Train to give initial meditation instruction, as well as be a resource, friend, and host to newcomers within the context of Shambhala Center educational programs and events.
 

Karme Choling:

Relax, Renew and Awaken

April 11 – 14 with Tune Faulkner

Mudra Space Awareness

April 12 – 16 with Rupa Acharya Suzann Duquette and Dr. Craig Smith

Half Dathun: Two Weeks of Meditation

April 19 – May 4 with Cara Thornley and Caroline DeMaio

Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels 1 – 3

April 22 – 26 with Acharya Suzann Duquette

Learn the Art of Japanese Archery: Kyudo First Shot

June 28 – 30 with Lucy Halverson

Summer Arts Half Dathun: A Month of Meditation

June 28 – July 13 with Lance Brunner
 

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