Brunswick Portland Shambhala Meditation Center offers numerous programs and events. You will find links here.

For the beginner, the number and types of offerings may sometimes seem confusing, even intimidating.  You’ll notice however that each program/event has an e-mail address attached.  Just click that to inquire as to whether this particular offering is right for you.

Personal meditation instruction is always available and if you are new to the center it is often possible to meet with an instructor prior to the program you will be attending. Just ask.

We also have a Generosity Policy.


** Classes will take place online using the Zoom platform. Registration is required prior to receiving the link for the Zoom Room Call. Thank you in advance for your understanding. ***


Programs for US: Northeast Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Learn to Meditate

with Richard Brown & Petri Flint & Austin Seeley

January 7th—December 1st

Drop-in program the first Sunday of each month. Learn the view and practice of Shamatha, or calm-abiding, mindfulness meditation, which stabilizes the mind and synchronizes mind and body. Continue »

Burlington Shambhala Center

Shambhala Morning

March 9th—December 13th (2025)

Café and Meditation Instruction Every Second Saturday of the month 9:30 - 11 Join us for lively discussion and practice Continue »

Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center

Embodying the Four Immeasurables: Loving-Kindness and Compassion

with Mark Seibold & Mariah Freemole

April 9th—May 28th

During this workshop we will engage in a deep and extended study and practice on each of the Four Immeasurables—loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity— four boundless qualities that we can cultivate to an unlimited extent. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Moonbeams: Mahamudra Elixir 2 - Identifying and Sustaining the Nature of the Dynamic Mind[ONLINE]

with Elizabeth Callahan

April 15th—June 17th

Focus on key points in Moonbeams of Mahamudra, with a special emphasis on mahamudra instructions for practicing with mind's dynamic qualities: thoughts, emotions, mind’s expressive power, and display. Restricted to those with pointing out instruction. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Facilitation Skills Workshop [IN PERSON]

with Richard Brown

April 21st

Learn & practice essential skills for facilitators, teachers, instructors, etc. Cultivate 'Level 2 Listening' and other tools which help us connect with participants and bring out insight as it unfolds in real-time with each person. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

FREE! Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Weekend [IN PERSON]

with Charlie Trageser & Jonathan Wyman & Trish Nuzzola

May 4th—May 5th

When we open up to our full experience we start to recognize our habitual patterns and also begin to discover fearlessness. We can actually free ourselves from the patterns that constrain the brilliant, compassionate, mindful warrior within. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

FREE! Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Weekend [IN PERSON]

June 15th—June 16th

Bringing the mindfulness and awareness of meditation practice into everyday life, alive to our sense perceptions, we can venture into the world with a vulnerability that is fearless, gentle, and awake. Continue »

Burlington Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

with Myra Woodruff

June 21st—June 23rd

When we communicate with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened. We find the delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy of the open, clear sky of mind. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV [IN PERSON]

October 5th—October 6th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

Open Sky: Shambhala Training Level V [IN PERSON]

November 16th—November 17th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »