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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 Nights
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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
 
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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
 
AUDIO LIBRARY
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:
click here
 
UPCOMING ZOOM EVENTS

  • November 26 - Thanksgiving Day - No meeting. Stay safe.
  • December 3 - Group Discussion. This week, instead of a talk by one teacher, each of us will bring one or two brief quotes to share and discuss. It can be a dharma quote, a piece of poetry, or perhaps a lojong slogan. If you are willing, bring a short text and say why it speaks to you, and stimulate a little discussion. If you don't choose to bring anything, you're welcome to attend anyway.

  • Here's the zoom link, good through Dec 2020

    Check back soon for more future events!
     
    ONGOING EVENT
     
    LSMG BOOK CLUB
    Next Date:Suspended Until Further Notice
     
    OPEN HEART OPEN MIND: LOOKING AT DEATH
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    An Open Series of Monthly Forums
     
    This group now meets on ZOOM
    Next Gathering: Saturday Dec 12
    Please note new time: we're now meeting from 1:00pm - 2:30pm. This is a change from past months!  

    This month we'll be talking about Helen Nearing's book Loving and Leaving the Good Life. And next month, in January, we'll follow up with the same author's other book Light on Aging and Dying, which is a selection of quotes sbe gathered before her death. You are welcome to attend even if you didn't manage to read the books - our discussions are always fruitful anyway.

    To be notified of meetings please email: trudy.lyford1@gmail.com
     
    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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