This Week in Shambhala: November 2, 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 at [email protected] We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.

 FEATURED HIGHLIGHTS:

 

 

 

 

 

THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):

Thursday, November 2, 2017

6:00 PM Dharma Talk Series- Rockland
7:00 PM Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick- CANCELED

Friday, November 3, 2017

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

Saturday, November 4, 2017

No activities

Sunday, November 5, 2017

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

Monday, November 6, 2017

6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

6:00 PM Joy in Everyday Life in Rockland
6:30 PM Milarepa: Lessons from the Life and Songs of Tibet’s Great Yogi- in Portland

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

6:30 PM Meditation in Everyday Life- in Brunswick
7:00 PM Wednesday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

Thursday, November 9, 2017

6:30 PM Thursday Dharma Gatherings: Welcome. – PORTLAND
7:00 PM Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

Friday, November 10, 2017

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

Saturday, November 11, 2017

8:30 AM Qigong Levels I & II- in Rockland

Sunday, November 12, 2017

8:30 AM Qigong Levels I & II- in Rockland
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Portland
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick
10:30 AM Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

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

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

 

Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 —  December 7, 14, 21, 28

Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

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

November 5, 12, 19, 26 —  December 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

DHARMA TALKS

Thursday Dharma Gatherings: Welcome. – PORTLAND

October 12th—December 14th

Dharma Talk Series- Rockland

October 5th—December 7th (2018)

 

WEEKLY CLASS SERIES

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

Fall Meditation Retreat in Rockland

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 in Brunswick

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

December 1st—December 3rd

 

COMMUNITY PRACTICES & CELEBRATIONS:

 

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:  

 

Heart and Mind Conflict Transformation- November 10 – 12

with Basia Solarz and Ella Reznikova
Learn to respond thoughtfully to conflicts – rather than react – during this weekend program which will explore the forces that derail mindful engagement when it matters most.

Brave Leadership: The Art of Hosting- November 16 – 19

with Marguerite Drescher, Gabrielle Donnelly and Aarti Tejuja
Brave Leadership is designed to enrich and support how we practice and create Enlightened Society and draws on the global Art of Hosting movement.

Heart of Recovery Retreat- December 26, 2017 – January 1, 2018

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan
An exploration of how meditation and mindfulness intersect with recovery from addiction and other harmful habitual patterns. This is a week-long journey of warriorship, gentleness, and bravery.

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