This Week in Shambhala: November 30, 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 30, 2017

7:00 PM Being Genuine: A Talk and Open Conversation for Members of the Queer Community and Open to All Others
7:00 PM Ordinary Wisdom: A Meditation Group for the Young and Young at Heart- Portland

CANCELLED

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

Friday, December 1, 2017

7:00 PM Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland
7:00 PM UNCONDITIONAL CONFIDENCE: RIGDEN WEEKEND

Saturday, December 2, 2017

8:30 AM UNCONDITIONAL CONFIDENCE: RIGDEN WEEKEND

Sunday, December 3, 2017

8:30 AM UNCONDITIONAL CONFIDENCE: RIGDEN WEEKEND
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick- CANCELLED
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Portland
10:30 AM Open Meditation- Sundays in Rockland

Monday, December 4, 2017

6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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

Thursday, December 7, 2017

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

Friday, December 8, 2017

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

Saturday, December 9, 2017

5:30 PM SHAMBHALA SADHANA- Community Practice in Brunswick

Sunday, December 10, 2017

9:00 AM Early Winter Meditation Gathering- Rockland
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Portland
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

December 6, 13, 20, 27

Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

November 30 —  December 7, 14, 21, 28

Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

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

December 3,10, 17, 24, 31

 

DHARMA TALKS

Being Genuine: A Talk and Open Conversation for Members of the Queer Community and Open to All Others

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

November 30th

Thursday Dharma Gatherings: Welcome. – PORTLAND

October 12th—December 14th

Dharma Talk Series- Rockland

October 5th—December 7th (2018)

 

WEEKLY CLASS SERIES

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

UNCONDITIONAL CONFIDENCE: RIGDEN WEEKEND in Brunswick

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

December 1st—December 3rd

 

WINTER RETREAT

Weekthun in Rockland

with Shastri Christopher St John & Eunice St John

December 26th—January 1st (2018)

 

COMMUNITY PRACTICES & CELEBRATIONS:

SHAMBHALA SADHANA- Community Practice in Brunswick

December 9th

Children’s Day in Brunswick

December 16th

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:  

Karme Choling:

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.

Dathün: A Month of Meditation– January 6 – February 5, 2018

with Acharya Richard John
Open to beginners! Deepen your meditation practice in this intensive month-long retreat. This dathün fulfills the group practice requirements for the Shambhala Buddhist path.

Shambhala Training: Golden Key *- February 4 – 7, 2018

with Shastri Donna Williams
Drawing wisdom from the Shambhala root text The Letter of the Golden Key, learn the practice of enriching presence.
 

Warrior Assembly *- February 10 – 21, 2018

Warrior Assembly is the culmination of the Shambhala Training Sacred Path program.

Qigong Levels 1-3– April 25 – 29, 2018

with Acharya Suzann Duquette
A form of gentle, relaxing exercise, qigong strengthens joints, muscles, tendons, and bones, increases flexibility, stimulates the circulation of energy in our body, and enhances mental clarity.
 
Skylake Center:
 

Contemplative Ecology: Renewing our Earth Connection- April 20 – 22, 2018

With Donna Williams

Join us in the forests of Sky Lake Shambhala Meditation Center. We’ll reconnect with our senses in this landscape of trees and rocks and experience the restorative effects 
 

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