Maine Shambhala Happenings: January 31, 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:

January/February 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):

 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

Monday, February 4, 2019

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, February 5, 2019

6:00 PM Meditation in Everyday Life- in Rockland
6:30 PM Meditation in Everyday Life- Weekly Class in Brunswick

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

6:00 PM Wednesday Night OPEN MEDITATION in Portland
6:30 PM Open Future: Beyond Karma – Weekly Class in Brunswick

Thursday, February 7, 2019

6:00 PM Dharma Talk: Four Noble Truths- in Rockland
6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick

Friday, February 8, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

9:30 AM Shambhala Day – Year of the Earth Boar in Brunswick

Sunday, February 10, 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

 

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- 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:

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- 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 »
 

OPEN WEEKLY SITTING PRACTICE

Wednesday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

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

Thursday night ‘OPEN MEDITATION’ in Brunswick 

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

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick 

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

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

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

Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

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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