September 5, 2019: Maine Shambhala Happenings

Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers.

New Fall 2019 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.

2019 FALL SCHEDULE BROCHURE

MINUTES TO THE AUGUST 2019 GOVERNING COUNCIL MEETING ON THE NETWORK

SEPTEMBER OFFERINGS:

REGISTRATION IN ADVANCE WOULD BE MOST HELPFUL:

 


 

SAVE THE DATES:

 

 

 

THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):

Thursday, September 5, 2019

4:00 PM Thursday night Open Meditation- in Rockland
6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick

Friday, September 6, 2019

7:00 PM Awakening Your Wisdom Energies: The Practice of Maitri Space Awareness- in Brunswick
7:00 PM Awakening Your Wisdom Energies: Friday Night Talk Open to the Public- in Brunswick

Saturday, September 7, 2019

8:30 AM Awakening Your Wisdom Energies: The Practice of Maitri Space Awareness- in Brunswick

Sunday, September 8, 2019

8:30 AM Awakening Your Wisdom Energies: The Practice of Maitri Space Awareness- in Brunswick
9:00 AM OPEN MEDITATION- Sundays in Rockland
9:00 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick
  • CANCELLED
9:30 AM Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Portland

Monday, September 9, 2019

6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland @ HopeGateway
6:30 PM Heart of Recovery in Brunswick

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

6:30 PM A Year in Compassion-Third Segment- in Brunswick

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

5:00 PM Governing Council Meeting- in Brunswick
6:30 PM Wednesday Night OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

Thursday, September 12, 2019

4:00 PM Thursday night Open Meditation- in Rockland
6:30 PM Thursday night OPEN MEDITATION in Brunswick
6:30 PM Mindfulness in Action: Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness- in Portland

Friday, September 13, 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019

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

 

2019 SUMMER & NEW FALL  SCHEDULE

(Please see the website for all details.  )

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

 

COMMUNITY GATHERING:

Governing Council Meeting- in Brunswick

September 11th

 

VISITING TEACHER:

Awakening Your Wisdom Energies: The Practice of Maitri Space Awareness- in Brunswick

with Shastri Myra Woodruff

September 6th

“Perceiving with Fresh Eyes”- Nick Kranz in Brunswick

with Shastri Nick Kranz

September 19th

The Art of Being Human- Shambhala Level I Friday Night Talk in Portland

with Jane Arthur

October 4th

Kado Demonstration: Contemplative Flower Arranging Friday evening Demonstration and Talk in Brunswick

with Anjie Cho

November 8th

 

MID-WEEK CLASSES: (*New Listings)

Dharma Night: Exploring Truth+ Justice+ Power*

September 18th—November 20th- Twice/Month check calendar for exact dates

A Year in Compassion-Third Segment- in Brunswick*

September 10th—October 8th with Judi Soule & Sarah Chandler

Mindfulness in Action: Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness- in Portland*

September 12th—October 17th with Shastri Christopher St. John & Karen Monahan

In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying- in Brunswick*

October 22nd—November 26th with Kathy Bither & Sarah Chandler

Pema’s New Book- Welcoming the Unwelcomed- Portland*

November 7th—December 12th with Karen Monahan

 

WEEKEND RETREATS:

Awakening Your Wisdom Energies: The Practice of Maitri Space Awareness- in Brunswick

with Shastri Myra Woodruff

September 6th—September 8th

The Art of Being Human- Shambhala Level I in Portland

with Jane Arthur & Shastri Christopher St. John

October 4th—October 6th

Shambhala Art Part 1- in Portland

with Ellen Rook

October 26th

Shambhala Art- Part II in Portland

with Ellen Rook

October 27th

Kado- The Way of Flowers in Brunswick

with Anjie Cho

November 8th—November 10th

 

OPEN WEEKLY SITTING PRACTICE

Wednesday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

 September 4, 11, 18, 25 * New Time 6:30-8:00 PM  October 2, 9,16, 23, 30

Thursday night ‘OPEN MEDITATION’ in Brunswick 

September 5, 12, 19, 26 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Thursday night Open Meditation- in Rockland

September 5, 12, 19, 26   October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION. in Brunswick 

September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  October 7, 14, 21, 28

Sunday OPEN MEDITATION in Portland

September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  * New Time 9:30-11:00AM October 7, 14, 21, 28

Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October 7, 14, 21, 28

 

WEEKLY MEETINGS:

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

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

People of Color Meditation Group- in Portland 1:30- 3:00pm Second and Fourth Sundays at Portland Center

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:  

Skylake:

Fall Kado Retreat: The Way of Flowers

September 19 – 23, 2019 with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

Cultivating the Compassion Instinct

November 8 – 10, 2019 With Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

Qigong Level 1&2

December 6 – 8, 2019- With Una Chung

Snow Lion Weekthun

December 27, 2019 – January 3, 2020- With Acharya Arawana Hayashi and Acharya Gaylon Ferguson
 

Karme Choling:

Shambhala Training Retreat: Levels IV – V *

September 3 – 8 with Timothy Quigley

Relax, Renew and Awaken

October 3 – 6 with Tune Faulkner

Mudra Space Awareness

October 22 – 29 with Acharya Suzann Duquette, Greg Heffron and Dr. Craig Smith

Weekend Mudra Space Awareness Summit

October 25 – 27 with Dr. Craig Warren Smith, Acharya Suzann Duquette and Greg Heffron
 
 

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