This Week in Shambhala January 14, 2016

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Community is part of our practice.

Join us in the exploration & practice of community.

A good society is not based upon a quick fix. ~Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

FEATURED PROGRAMS:

with Karen Monahan & Erika Bjorum
January 19th—February 16th(2016)
In Portland.
This first class in the Way of Shambhala series is for new meditators and offers the opportunity to deepen their experience and understanding of meditation. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation: Proclaiming Basic Goodness

January 22nd—January 23rd

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche & Acharya Noel McLellan January 22nd—January 23rd All are invited to join for this international event with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, who will offer the transmission (empowerment and permission to practice) for Shambhala Medi Continue »

OPEN POSITIONS in SANGHA:

Are you interested in service as practice and contributing to community?
These are a few of the currently open volunteer positions:
-Adminstrative Assistant
-Publicity Coordinator
See our Volunteer page for more opportunities.

Please contact Kathy Bither if you are interested in learning more about one of these positions. [email protected]. Thank you.

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS:

Thursday, January 14

7:00 PM Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick 

Umdze:Patti King

7:00 PM Dharma Drop-In- Thursday Evenings in Portland
Friday, January 15
Saturday, January 16
Sunday, January 17
Monday, January 18
Tuesday, January 19
6:30 PM MEDITATION IN EVERYDAY LIFE

Wednesday, January 20

Thursday, January 21
Friday, January 22
Saturday, January 23
Sunday, January 24

ONGOING CLASSES:

Heart of Recovery- Monday Evenings 6:30-7:30pm in Portland 
The Heart of Recovery is an on-going, weekly meeting for people grappling with strong addictions of any kind – be they substances such as drugs and alcohol or harmful, habitual patterns.
Dharma Drop-In-Thursday 7pm-8:30pm
Join us Thursday evenings for meditation and discussion. We will start with 35 minutes of meditation, then have a short reading and discussion. The readings will be varied from different materials. You can even bring your own short reading to talk about.
All are welcome.

SAVE THE DATES:

with Christopher St John
January 13th—February 17th (2016)
In Brunswick.
Ever feel triggered and stuck in a reactive tailspin despite all your efforts? Continue »
with Shastri Donna Williams
January 16th—January 17th (2016)
In Brunswick.
This weekend program teaches how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists. Continue »
with Karen Monahan & Erika Bjorum
January 19th—February 16th(2016)
In Portland.
This first class in the Way of Shambhala series is for new meditators and offers the opportunity to deepen their experience and understanding of meditation. Continue »
with Christopher St. John

January 22nd—January 24th (2016)

ROCKLAND- Looking directly at our habitual patterns of thought, emotions and gestures, we can arouse fearlessness and make more direct contact with basic goodness. Prerequisite: The Art of Being Human Continue »

SHAMBHALA MEDITATION: PROCLAIMING BASIC GOODNESS

January 22nd—January 23rd

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche & Acharya Noel McLellan January 22nd—January 23rd All are invited to join for this international event with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, who will offer the transmission (empowerment and permission to practice) for Shambhala Medi Continue »

MEMBERS ANNUAL ASPIRATION & POT LUCK EVENT

January 30th (2016)

In Brunswick. Members’ Event Join us as we celebrate our community and hear the news from the Center of the Mandala. Continue »

MEDITATION PRACTICE WEEKEND

February 6th—February 7th (2016)

In Brunswick. Full weekend of practice Continue »

SHAMBHALA DAY

February 13th (2016)

In Brunswick. Celebrate the Tibetan New Year. Continue »

MILAREPA DAY

February 21st (2016)

In Brunswick. Practice group chanting from the Rain of Wisdom, realizing songs of the Kagyu masters. All are welcome. Continue »

UNCONDITIONAL CONFIDENCE: RIGDEN WEEKEND

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

February 26th—February 28th (2016)

In Brunswick. The Way of Shambhala I culminates in the Rigden Weekend. The contentment, joy, fearlessness, and wisdom of the Way of Shambhala culminate in unconditional confidence. Confidence that comes from genuineness and wakefulness instead of aggression Continue »

BIRTH OF THE WARRIOR: LEVEL II

with Angela Lutzenberger

March 4th— 6th (2016)

In Brunswick. Looking directly at our habitual patterns of thought, emotions and gestures, we can arouse fearlessness and make more direct contact with basic goodness. Prerequisite: The Art of Being Human Continue »

“Perky does not mean that one is perked up by temporary situations, but it refers to unconditional cheerfulness, which comes from ongoing discipline.”    ~Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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