Maine Shambhala Happenings: November 8, 2018

 

Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers.

Classes and weekend retreats for Autumn 2018 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:

 

THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):

Thursday, November 8, 2018

6:00 PM LEARN TO MEDITATE: Group Meditation Instruction- BRUNSWICK
7:00 PM Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

Friday, November 9, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Sunday, November 11, 2018

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

Monday, November 12, 2018

6:30 PM When Things Fall Apart: Book Study Group
6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland NEW LOCATION

Thursday, November 15, 2018

6:00 PM LEARN TO MEDITATE: Group Meditation Instruction- BRUNSWICK
7:00 PM Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

Sunday, November 18, 2018

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

2018 AUTUMN 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 

November  8, 15, 22, 29  December 6, 13, 20. 27

Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick 

November 11, 18, 25 December 2, 9, 16, 23 ,30

Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

November 11, 18, 25    December 2, 9, 16, 23 ,30

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

Location: at HopeGateway

WEEKLY CLASSES:

LEARN TO MEDITATE: Group Meditation Instruction- BRUNSWICK

November 1st—November 29th

An ideal way to bring the simple yet profound and powerful practice of meditation into your life. 

When Things Fall Apart: Book Study Group- IN BRUNSWICK

with Shastri Christopher St John & Eunice St John

November 5th—December 10th

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WEEKEND RETREATS 

SHAMBHALA LEVEL V: OPEN SKY in Rockland

with Shastri Christine Heming

November 30th—December 2nd

Friday Evening Talk: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Veit Weber

December 7th

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

with Shastri Veit Weber

December 7th—December 9th

MEEK/PERKY in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St John & Shastri Ellen Rook

January 25th—January 27th (2019)

 

COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

December in Portland- Date to be Announced

COMMUNITY PRACTICES & CELEBRATIONS 

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:  

Karme Choling:

Weekthün: A Week of Meditation

November 15 – 23 with Shastri Bill Brauer
Open to everyone – beginners to advanced practitioners! Expand your understanding of your mind, emotions, and heart in this deep meditation retreat.

Mudra Space Awareness

November 16 – 20 with Rupa Acharya Suzann Duquette
Unlock your inherent freedom and create a radical shift in your understanding of the mind/body relationship to space.

Transformative Dialogue: Supporting Communities to Connect Across Differences

November 30 – December 2 with Professor Erik Cleven and Judith Saul
Transformative Dialogue supports changes in the quality of conflict interaction, allowing people to deal with their differences in constructive and nonviolent ways. Sponsored by the Shambhala Trust.

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.
 

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING SHAMBHALA’S USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA:

When you register online for a Shambhala course, program, or other activity, you will now notice a “Consent to processing of your personal data.” This statement describes how Shambhala uses your data and informs you of your rights regarding that data. Please read through this carefully, especially the first time you encounter it and check all boxes appropriately.  Please note:  You MUST check the box that asks if you wish to receive the Brunswick-Portland Shambhala Center email newsletter each time you register, or you will be removed from the newsletter mailing list.  These consents are being requested of all participants in Shambhala programs worldwide to ensure conformance with European Union requirements. (Shambhala International’s servers are located in Europe). Thank you for your cooperation and patience with this process.

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