This Week in Shambhala: July 7, 2016

July 7 header“Embodying goodness, manifesting kindness, we find our genuine human nature.”  SMR

 

Welcome to Maine Shambhala Meditation Centers. 

We currently offer classes and retreats in Brunswick, Portland and Rockland. 

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 [email protected]. We will be in touch shortly after receiving your inquiry.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Cheerful Summer here in Maine!

Another awesome week of sunshine and warm temperatures.

Please check out the Fall schedule. More classes, talks and weekend retreats have been added.

And we are not finished yet!

Please note some of the new offerings as well as the old favorite. We look forward to spending time with all of you.

 

 

SERVICE AS PATH:

Have you ever thought about staffing or coordinating a weekend retreat?

Would you like to brush up on the View and the Logistics for a retreat weekend?

July 30- Coordinator and Staff Training 10am-3pm

Join Shastris Christopher St John and Angela Lutzenberger 

10am- noon: The View

Noon-1pm- Lunch- Bring something to share

1pm-3pm: The Logistics and Introduction of New Manual

 

 

THIS WEEK IN BRUNSWICK & PORTLAND:

THURSDAY: July 7, 2016

FRIDAY: July 8, 2016

SATURDAY: July 9, 2016

SUNDAY: July 10, 2016

Monday: July 11, 2016

6:00 PM Governing Council Monthly Meeting
6:30 PM Heart of Recovery. in Portland

Tuesday: July 12, 2016

NO ACTIVITIES

Wednesday: July 13, 2016

6:30 PM Pema Chodron: The Heart of the Matter in Brunswick
7:00 PM Wednesday Night ‘Just Sit’ in Portland 

Umdze: Asher Woodworth

Thursday: July 14, 2016

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

Umdze: 

Patti King

Friday: July 15, 2016

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

Umdze: Dan Rosenheck

Saturday: July 17, 2016

10:00 AM Pema Chodron: The Way to Freedom in Brunswick

Sunday: July 18, 2016

9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Brunswick 

Umdze: Hylie West

9:00 AM Sunday Meditation. in Portland 

Umdze: Weade Clarke

PRACTICE, STUDY, AND CONVERSATION IN COMMUNITY (Drop-ins Welcomed):

Sundays:

Sunday Morning Meditation- in Portland:

Sunday Morning Meditation- in Brunswick:

Monthly First Sundays:  Group Meditation Instruction In Brunswick with Shastri Christopher St John- Beginning August 7th 9:15 AM NEW!

Monthly First Sundays: Shastri Hours in Brunswick with Shastri Christopher St John- Beginning August 7th – 10AM-Noon NEW!

Mondays:

Wednesdays:

Thursdays:

Fridays:

 

AUTUMN SERIES CLASSES: Save the Dates

Sept/Oct:

Nov/ Dec:

 

 

AUTUMN WEEKEND RETREATS: Save the Dates

Shambhala Level I

Shambhala Level IV

Shambhala Level V

Sacred Path: Meek & Perky

Sacred Path: Outrageous and Inscrutable-

  • Brunswick-January 20

 

COMMUNITY PRACTICES & CELEBRATIONS: Save the Dates

Shambhala Sadhana: Celebrated with Community Members on the Full Moon

Sadhana of Mahamudra- TBD

Harvest of Peace in Brunswick– September 24

Winter Solstice and Children’s Day in Brunswick-December 18

 

MI, TEACHER and GUIDE TRAINING:

July 23- Guide Training, MI /Teacher Refresher

July 30- Coordinator and Staff Training with New Manual

October 15 & 16

November 19 & 20

 

UPCOMING REGIONAL PROGRAMS of INTEREST:

Relax, Renew and Awaken: July 21 – 24

with Tune Faulkner
Our Relax, Renew and Awaken program offers contemplative approaches for working with the fullness of daily modern life, bringing insight and inspiration to career, family, health, relationships, and personal endeavors of all kinds.

Family Camp July 30 – August 7

Family Camp is a magical week for parents and children to spend together with old friends and new in the beautiful, rolling green hills of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.

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