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.
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 March 3rd 2018.
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:
Friday, Feb 16th
Boulder is hosting the event during the day.
Longmont will have a Pot Luck in the evening
The Meditation Place
Please bring your choice of a dish to share.
All are invited.
SAVE THE DATE: FEBRUARY 22, 2018
Changing of the Guard:
A Celebratory Evening
When: Thursday February 22
Where: The Meditation Place
The Longmont Shambhala community honors our Retiring Coordinator, Eric Meyer and welcomes our new Coordinator, Tim Fischer.
Eric has been the Coordinator for three years.
In that time he has worked diligently and with great dignity guiding our Longmont Leadership Council.
Tim has been on the Council as the Finance Director and will stepping into the position of Coordinator.
Exploring Meditation Practices
Place: The Longmont Sr. Ctr., 910 Longs Peak Avenue, Longmont
Dates: Jan. 26 and Feb. 23
Time: 1 - 2:30 pm
Presented by Practices for Inner Peace, an organization of groups and practitioners (including LSMG)
serveing the Longmont area by promoting practices to foster peace and wellness in our community.
There will be two programs, each presenting three different practices.
Participants may attend either or both programs.
There is no charge.
Click here for full details (Word Document)
Check back soon for more!
OPEN HEART OPEN MIND: LOOKING AT DEATH
An Open Series of Monthly Forums
When: Usually Third Saturdays
Next Gathering: February 17th
Time: 2- 3:30 pm
Location: The Meditation Place 324 Main St, Longmont
Topic for this meeting is the book “Knocking On Heaven’s Door” by Katy Butler. The book was written by a prize-winning journalist who writes about the journey she took with each of her parents as they were dying. She writes as a daughter and an investigative journalist looking at the medical professionals and their need to keep a person alive.
Please join us for a cup of tea or coffee and stimulating conversation.
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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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