Welcome to the website for the Longmont Shambhala meditators.
Read about Shambhala on this page.
Please join us - Everyone welcome.
Weekly Thursday Evenings 7 - 9 pm (includes Tea)
First Sunday of every month 9 am - 12 noon
The Meditation Place
324 Main Street, Longmont, CO (East alley entrance, parking directly East of our door)
What to Expect
Thursday evening is from 7-9 pm. Meditation instruction is available for newcomers at 7:00 pm. The evening always includes sitting and walking meditation. Some Thursdays practice is followed at 7:55 pm by a talk. Sometimes there is a reading and discussion instead. The third Thursday of the month is an extended practice of walking and sititing meditation until 8:30 pm, followed by tea and socializing.
Please join us at 7 p.m. for sitting and walking meditation (with meditation instruction for newcomers offered at 7 p.m.), or arrive shortly before 8 p.m. for the talk and discussion. All are welcome. The evening ends at 9:00pm. A $5 donation is suggested, or whatever you can afford. We look forward to seeing you there.
Check back for upcoming Thursday Talks with Senior Shambhala Teachers
Saturday Morning Nyinthun
Saturday morning sessions are from 9 am until 12 noon
These are sitting and walking meditation practice intensives.
Included is the maitra bhavana practice - a compassion practice for others who are seriously ill or distressed.
The next Nyinthun is March 5th.
For any session, if you would like to arrive late or leave early, you are entirely welcome. There is no expectation people have to stay for the entire practice.
Use this link to the Members Page to listen to some of the talks that were given by senior teachers on Thursday nights at our regular gathering at The Meditation Place. Enjoy them for the first time -- or hear them again!
Interested in learning how to meditate?
One way to start is to view this online video:
PRINTABLE CALENDAR For DOWNLOADING:
January - March 2016 Events (PDF format)
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SHAMBHALA DAY! February 9th
Wishing you a ~ peaceful ~ playful ~ passionate
Year of the Fire Monkey~2016
Please note that our meditation group will not be hosting a Shambhala Day event this year as many of us will be attending Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's live Shambhala Day address at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For illustrated flyer click here
Book Club Study Group
Now open to all practitioners who have completed
Shambhala Heart of Warriorship (levels 1-5)
Senior Shambhala Practitioners are encouraged to attend when they can.
Sit, drink tea, discuss the book.
Date: Sunday February 28th
Location: The Meditation Place, 324 Main St, Longmont
Time: 1:30 -3:00 pm
Support The Longmont Shambhala Meditation Group:
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Our Mission Statement: The Longmont Shambhala Meditation Group aspires to create a more harmonious and sane society and a culture of kindness, generosity, and courage. We invite all people to connect with their inherent wisdom and compassion through meditation practice, the study of the Shambhala teachings, and service to the community.
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Last updated February 8th, 2016
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