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 Saturday 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.
Thursday January 10th
Guided meditation instruction at 7:00 pm led by Steve Seely
**Especially important for all Shambhala Guides, MIs and ADs.
Steve is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Tradition. He has been a student of both Chogyam Trungpa and Sakyong Mipham for over forty years. He was the Deputy Director of Shambhala Mountain Center and now lives in Longmont with his family. He works with those who are are on Medicare to find the best solutions for their coverage
Thursday January 17 and 24 Just Sit
7:00 pm Sitting/walking meditation.
8:40 pm - Informal tea and Socializing
Thursday January 31st
Open to all
Details to follow.
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.
January Nyinthun: February 2nd, 2019
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.
AUDIO LIBRARY (Updated September 2017)
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:
Check back soon for more events!
LSMG BOOK CLUB
When: Meeting every 3rd. Sunday of the month until April 21, 2019
First meeting: January 20, 2019
The Mediation Place, 324 Main St. (West off Kimbark, between 3rd. and 4th.)
Now reading: Interconnected: Embracing Life in our Global Society, by The Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje
OPEN HEART OPEN MIND: LOOKING AT DEATH
An Open Series of Monthly Forums
When: Third Saturday of the month.
Next Gathering: January 19th
2pm to 3:30pm
The Meditation Place -324 Main Street Longmont
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Donations are not required but are appreciated.
This group is open to anyone who has a meditation practice and is interested in the topic of Death and Dying...
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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 January 5th, 2019
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