Maine Shambhala Happenings: January 24, 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 Welcome@MaineShambhala.org. We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.

SAVE THE DATE & JOIN US:

 

Training in Portland:

 

   

 

January Classes – Drop ins Welcomed:


           

Upcoming Weekend Retreat in February:

 

Save the Dates in February for Community Gatherings:

 

New Classes in February:

 

 

THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):

 January 24, 2019

6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick

Friday, January 25, 2019

6:00 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Portland
7:00 PM Shambhala Level I: Art of Being Human- Rockland
7:00 PM Meek/Perky in Brunswick

Saturday, January 26, 2019

8:30 AM Shambhala Level I: Art of Being Human- Rockland
8:30 AM Meek/Perky in Brunswick
8:30 AM Timekeeper and Umdze Training with Toby Sifton in Portland
4:30 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Portland

Sunday, January 27, 2019

8:30 AM Meek/Perky in Brunswick
8:30 AM Shambhala Level I: Art of Being Human- Rockland
9:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick- cancelled
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
6:00 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Portland

Monday, January 28, 2019

6:00 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Portland
6:30 PM Social Meditation- in Rockland
6:30 PM Heart of Recovery in Brunswick
6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland @ HopeGateway

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

5:30 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick
6:00 PM Meditation in Everyday Life- in Rockland
6:30 PM Meditation in Everyday Life- Weekly Class in Brunswick

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

5:30 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick
6:00 PM Wednesday Night OPEN MEDITATION in Portland
6:30 PM Open Future: Beyond Karma – Weekly Class in Brunswick

Thursday, January 31, 2019

5:30 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick
6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick

Friday, February 1, 2019

5:30 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick
7:00 PM The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I in Portland
7:00 PM Friday Evening Talk: The Art of Being Human in Portland

Saturday, February 2, 2019

8:30 AM The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I in Portland
5:30 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick

Sunday, February 3, 2019

8:30 AM The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I in Portland
9:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick
10:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Portland- Cancelled 
10:30 AM OPEN MEDITATION- Sundays in Rockland
1:00 PM End of Year Cleaning: Uncovering Sacred Space
3:30 PM People of Color Meditation Group- in Portland
5:30 PM Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick

 

2018 Winter SCHEDULE

(Please see the website for all details.  )

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

 

COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Portland

January 25th—January 28th

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick

January 29th—February 3rd

End of Year Cleaning: Uncovering Sacred Space- in Brunswick

February 3rd

Shambhala Day – Year of the Earth Boar in Brunswick

February 9th

DHARMA TALKS:

Friday Evening Talk: The Art of Being Human in Portland

with Shastri Andrea Darby

February 1st

 

WEEKLY CLASSES: (*New Listings)

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)

Tonglen: A Transformational Practice for Our Times- Saturdays in Portland*

with Cathleen Miller & Karen Monahan

February 16th—March 23rd

Eating Mindfully: One Bite At A Time- Sundays in Brunswick*

with Brenda Thompson

March 3rd—April 28th

Finding Contentment within Ourselves: in Brunswick*

with Sarah Chandler & Kathy Bither

March 5th—April 2nd

Opening the Heart Sutra – in Brunswick*

with Shastri Christopher St. John & Eunice St. John

March 6th—April 10th

 

WEEKEND RETREATS:

MEEK/PERKY in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St John & Ellen Rook

January 25th—January 27th (2019)

 

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I in Portland

with Shastri Andrea Darby

February 1st—February 3rd

Learn to Meditate! 
 

Heart Sutra- Practice Weekend in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St. John & Eunice St. John

March 1st—March 3rd

 

COMMUNITY PRACTICES & CELEBRATIONS: 

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Portland

January 25th—January 28th

In order to avert whatever negativity has accumulated during the year, we will practice the Mamo Chants. The mamos are powerful worldly dharma protectors
 

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos- Brunswick

January 29th—February 3rd

In order to avert whatever negativity has accumulated during the year, we will practice the Mamo Chants. The mamos are powerful worldly dharma protectors Continue »
 

COMMUNITY TRAINING:

Timekeeper and Umdze Training with Toby Sifton in Portland

with Toby Sifton

January 26th

 

OPEN WEEKLY SITTING PRACTICE

Wednesday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

January 30; February 6, 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13, 20, 27  

Thursday night ‘OPEN MEDITATION’ in Brunswick 

January  24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28;  March  7, 14, 21, 28

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick 

 January  27; February 3, 10, 17, 24; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

January 27; February 3, 10, 17, 24; March 3, 10, 17, 24 ,31

Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

January 27; February 3,10,17,24; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

WEEKLY MEETINGS:

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

Location: at HopeGateway 

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

People of Color Meditation Group- in Portland

January 27th—May 26th

We come together as people of color to foster a space of safety, awareness, community, and healing

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:  

Karme Choling:

Weekthun: A Week of Meditation

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

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 Dathun: A Month of Meditation

June 28 – July 28 with Lance Brunner
 

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