This Week in Shambhala: October 12, 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 Welcome@MaineShambhala.org. We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.

 FEATURED HIGHLIGHTS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIS WEEK (Brunswick, Portland, Rockland):

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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

Friday, October 13, 2017

7:00 PM Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky in Brunswick
7:00 PM Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

Saturday, October 14, 2017

8:30 AM Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky in Brunswick

Sunday, October 15, 2017

8:30 AM Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky in Brunswick
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick- CANCELLED
9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Portland
10:30 AM OPEN MEDITATION- Sundays in Rockland

Monday, October 16, 2017

6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

6:30 PM Basic Goodness II- in Portland

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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

Thursday, October 19, 2017

6:00 PM Sadhana of Mahamudra
7:00 PM Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

Friday, October 20, 2017

7:00 PM Shambhala Level I Training- in Rockland
7:00 PM Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

Saturday, October 21, 2017

8:30 AM Shambhala Level I Training- in Rockland

Sunday, October 22, 2017

8:30 AM Shambhala Level I Training- in 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

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

Thursday night ‘Just Sit’ in Brunswick

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

Friday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland

October 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

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

 

DHARMA TALKS

Thursday Dharma Gatherings: Welcome. – PORTLAND

October 12th—December 14th

 

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

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:

SADHANA OF MAHAMUDRA- Community Practice in Brunswick

October 19th

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:  

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.

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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