This Week in Shambhala July 27, 2017

 

 

Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers.

Classes and weekend retreats are up on the website for Fall 2017.

We would like to invite you to review and begin to create space for when you will be joining us. Looking forward to seeing you this fall!

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 as Welcome@MaineShambhala.org. We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.

 FEATURED HIGHLIGHTS:

 

 

 

 

THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):


Thursday, July 27, 2017

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

Friday, July 28, 2017

7:00 PM Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

Saturday, July 29, 2017

No Activites

Sunday, July 30, 2017

9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Portland
10:30 AM Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

Monday, July 31, 2017

6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

No Activities

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

7:00 PM Wednesday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

Thursday, August 3, 2017

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

Friday, August 4, 2017

7:00 PM Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

Saturday, August 5, 2017

No Activities

Sunday, August 6, 2017

9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Portland
10:30 AM Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland
5:30 PM SHAMBHALA SADHANA- Community Practice in Portland

2017 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

Wednesday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

August 2, 9, 16 ,23, 30 — September 6, 13, 20, 27

October 4, 11, 18, 25 — November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 — December 6, 13, 20, 27

Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

July  27              August 3,10, 17, 24, 31               September 7, 14, 21, 28

October 5, 12, 19, 26             November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30             December 7, 14, 21, 28

Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

July 28                    August 4, 11, 18, 25                    September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

October 6, 13, 20, 27             November 3, 10, 17, 24                     December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Sunday Meditation. in Portland

Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick *Sunday open sitting is canceled in Brunswick, on retreat weekends. Please check the calendar.

Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

July 30          August 6, 13, 20, 27           September 3, 10, 17, 24

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29          November 5, 12, 19, 26              December 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

DHARMA TALKS

Thursday Dharma Gatherings: Welcome. – PORTLAND

September 14th—December 14th

 

TRAINING PROGRAMS

Timekeeper Training in Portland

with Toby Sifton

September 5th

Timekeeper Training in Brunswick

with Toby Sifton

September 6th

 

WEEKLY CLASS SERIES

Contentment in Everyday Life in Rockland

with Rachel Nixon

September 12th—October 10th

 

Basic Goodness II- in Portland

with Karen Monahan & Barbara Egan

September 12th—October 17th

 

Fearlessness in Everyday Life- in Brunswick

with Eunice St John & Shastri Christopher St John

September 12th—October 10th

 

Shambhala Sacred Path of the Warrior: Book Study in Brunswick

with Shastri Christopher St John

September 13th—October 11th

 

Joy in Everyday Life in Rockland

October 24th—November 21st

 

Milarepa: Lessons from the Life and Songs of Tibet’s Great Yogi- in Portland 

with Shastri Christopher St John

November 7th—December 12th

 

Meditation in Everyday Life- in Brunswick

with Bryan Mendiola & Joan Carney

November 8th—December 6th

 

Wisdom in Everyday Life- in Brunswick

with Shastri Angela Lutzenberger & Tim Fuller

November 14th—December 12th

 

WEEKEND RETREATS

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV- Brunswick

with Shastri Angela Lutzenberger

September 8th—September 10th

 

Social Meditation Training- in Rockland

with Shastri Nick Kranz

September 22nd—September 24th

 

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky in Brunswick

with Frank Ryan

October 13th—October 15th

 

Shambhala Level I Training- in Rockland

with Shastri Veit Weber

October 20th—October 22nd

 

Social Meditation- in Portland

with Shastri Nick Kranz

October 27th—October 29th

 

Fall Meditation Retreat

with Shastri Christopher St John & Eunice St John

November 5th

 

Qigong Levels I & II- in Rockland

with Beth Latchis

November 11th—November 12th

 

UNCONDITIONAL CONFIDENCE: RIGDEN WEEKEND

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

December 1st—December 3rd

 

COMMUNITY PRACTICES & CELEBRATIONS:

SHAMBHALA SADHANA- Community Practice in Portland

August 6th

HARVEST OF PEACE- in Brunswick

September 23rd

SHAMBHALA SADHANA- Community Practice in Portland

November 5th

SHAMBHALA SADHANA- Community Practice in Brunswick

December 9th

Children’s Day on Brunswick

December 16th

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:

At Karme Choling:  

Enlightened Society Assembly *- August 12 – 21

with Acharya Martin Janowitz and Acharya Susan Chapman
The Enlightened Society Assembly (Sutrayana Assembly) is a Shambhala mahayana program that emphasizes the view of the intrinsic goodness of all beings, practices that rouse bodhichitta and confident activity that engages fully in the world.
 

Relax, Renew and Awaken  September 1 – 4

with Caroline DeMaio
Delight in the magic of fall and rediscover yourself during the height of peak foliage season.

 

Mukpo Institute: Fall Semester September 5 – November 29

A semester of Buddhist study and practice under the direction of Ashe Acharya John Rockwell and senior teachers from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. 

 

The Natural World as Teacher September 8 – 10

with Dr. Eva Wong and Ashe Acharya John Rockwell
The natural world is the gateway to the Tao.
 

Dathün: A Month of Meditation September 29 – October 29

with Acharya William McKeever and Shastri Calryn Aston
Open to everyone! Expand your understanding of your mind, emotions, and heart in this in-depth meditation retreat. Attend one, two, or all four weeks.
 

Awake Society, Now October 27 – 30

with Acharya Adam Lobel
Gather with a community of spiritual warriors to unite Shambhala’s spiritual teachings and its vision of enlightened society.

 

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