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
LOCATION For Thursday Night Events
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.
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
Saturday morning sessions are now from 10 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.
Next Date = March 7th 2020
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 2019)
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 events!
LSMG BOOK CLUB
The Book Club is Back!
Mark your calendars: Second Sunday of the month
Next Date: February 9th (and continuing until May 2020)
The Book:"Welcoming the Unwelcome" by Pema Chodron.
We will continue with the discussion of the book with chapters six-ten. J.D. Gleitz will facilitate.
All are invited.
OPEN HEART OPEN MIND: LOOKING AT DEATH
An Open Series of Monthly Forums
Next Gathering: Saturday, February 7th
Time: 2:30pm - 4pm
Location: The Meditation Place
Click here to read the latest newsletter
This month we are inviting you to bring something related to our topic to share with the group...
It can be an object, a poem, article, story, cartoon or excerpt from a book,
... anything that stopped your heart/mind or piqued your curiosity.
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 February 4th, 2020
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