Welcome to the website for the Longmont Shambhala meditators.
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All in-person group meetings are suspended until further notice
We are instead using online ZOOM meetings - see Upcoming Zoom Events below.
If you have questions or need help, please email:
REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETINGS
Weekly Thursday Evenings 7 - 9 pm (includes Tea)
First Saturday of every month 9 am - 12 noon
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.
There is no fee but we do appreciate donations toward a teacher gift and our tea offering.
Check back for upcoming Thursday Talks with Senior Shambhala Teachers
Saturday Morning Nyinthun
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.
Next Date = Suspended Until Further Notice
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:
UPCOMING ZOOM EVENTS
May 13 - Meditation, Dharma Talk, and Discussion
This week Denise Wuench will give a talk on the Five Elements, classical Buddhist teachings. Denise is a long-term Buddhist practitioner and teacher.
Before the talk, we will begin with a few minutes of sitting, and do some tonglen practice together.
Here's the zoom link for the Longmont Thursday night meeting:
Check back soon for more future events!
Here's the zoom link for the Open Heart meeting:
LSMG BOOK CLUB
Next Date:Suspended Until Further Notice
OPEN HEART OPEN MIND: LOOKING AT DEATH
An Open Series of Monthly Forums
This group now meets on ZOOM
Next Gathering: Saturday May 8
Please note new time: we're now meeting from 1:00pm to approx 2 or 2:30pm. This is a change from some months ago!
This month, Jane will facilitate a discussion about MADE (Medical Aid in Dying) based on the PBS Film " When My Time Comes" Conversations About Whether Those Who Are Dying Should Have the Right to Determine When Life Should End.
The film is showing on Denver PBS April 26 at either 11pm or 3 am) Diane Rehm wrote the book and is featured in film interviewing physicians, patients, and other relevant experts. Perhaps you can record or download it to watch the film at a more convenient time. It has also been showing in other states on PBS.
Of course, you needn't have seen the film to talk part in what should be a "very lively" discussion.
To be notified of meetings please email: email@example.com
This group is open to anyone who has a meditation practice and is interested in the topic of Death and Dying...
Check back soon for more future events!
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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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