Maine Shambhala Happenings: December 20, 2018

 

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 Welcome@MaineShambhala.org. We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.

FEATURED -SAVE THE DATE & JOIN US:

            

                                                                   

There will not be a meeting on the 24th, however there will be a meeting on December 31.

New Programs in January:

 

THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):

Thursday, December 20, 2018

6:30 PM Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

Friday, December 21, 2018

5:00 PM SHAMBHALA SADHANA–Community Practice in BRUNSWICK

Sunday, December 23, 2018

9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick
10:30 AM Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland
12:00 PM Winter Solstice Celebration- in BRUNSWICK

Monday, December 24, 2018

6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland @ HopeGateway
6:30 PM Heart of Recovery in Brunswick- No Meeting

Thursday, December 27, 2018

7:00 PM Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

Sunday, December 30, 2018

9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick
10:30 AM OPEN MEDITATION- Sundays in Rockland

 

2018 Winter SCHEDULE

(Please see the website for all details.  )

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

OPEN WEEKLY SITTING PRACTICE

Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick 

December  20. 27

Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick 

December 16, 23 ,30

Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

December 16, 23 ,30

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

Location: at HopeGateway

 

WEEKLY CLASSES:

Open Future: Beyond Karma – Weekly Class in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St John & Eunice St John

January 2nd—February 6th (2019)

Meditation in Every Day Life- Weekly Class in Brunswick

with Kathy Bither & Sarah Chandler

January 8th—February 5th (2019)

 

WEEKEND RETREATS:

The Future is Open: A Weekend Meditation Retreat- in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St John

January 4th—January 6th (2019)

MEEK/PERKY in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St John & Ellen Rook

January 25th—January 27th (2019)

 

COMMUNITY PRACTICES & CELEBRATIONS: 

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:  

Karme Choling:

Simplicity Winter Retreat

December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019 with Shastri Donna Williams
Open to all and ideal for beginners on the path of meditation, Simplicity retreats are created to give everyone a flexible, simple way to enjoy the benefits of sitting meditation.

Aloka Children’s Winter Retreat

December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019 -Bring your child to Karmê Chöling while you participate in one of our winter holiday programs. Children learn and grow through play, organized activities, arts, physical activity and interacting with peers. Open to ages 3-9.

Tween Winter Retreat

December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019- Our Annual winter retreat invites families to come together in the spacious, natural environment of Karme Choling to explore meditation and community. Bring your tween to Karmê Chöling while you participate in one of our winter holiday programs. Age 10-13

Teen Winter Retreat

December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019 – Bring your teen to Karmê Chöling while you participate in one of our winter holiday programs. The teachings on awareness and warriorship offer teens an opportunity to slow down, learn about oneself, and open one’s heart to others. For youth ages 14-18.
 

Dathun: A Month of Meditation

January 6 – February 5, 2019 with Acharya William McKeever and Shastri Calryn Aston
Open to everyone! Expand your understanding of your mind, emotions, and heart in this in-depth meditation retreat. Attend one, two, or all four weeks.
 

Weekthun: A Week of Meditation

March 15 – 23, 2019 with Acharya Suzann Duquette and Ethan Nichtern

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