Welcome to the website for the Longmont Shambhala meditators.
Read about Shambhala on this page.
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
Here's the zoom link, good through Dec 2020
- October 15-November 19, 7-9 p.m. - A series of talks on the Six Paramitas, the activities of a bodhisattva. You don't have to be a bodhisattva(!) or a Buddhist. Each paramita builds on the previous ones, but you certainly do not need to attend all the lectures to appreciate them.
The Six Paramitas
- Oct 15 - Melissa Robinson - Intro and talk on Generosity
- Oct 22 - J.D. Gleitz - Discipline
- This week: Oct 29 - Bill Lyford - Patience
- Nov 5 - Eric Meyer - Exertion
- Nov 12 - Lynele Jones - Meditation
- Nov 19 - Mark Glass - Wisdom or Prajna
- November 26 - Thanksgiving Day - No meeting. Enjoy time with your families and friends.
Check back soon for more future events!
LSMG BOOK CLUB
Next Date:Suspended Until Further Notice
OPEN HEART OPEN MIND: LOOKING AT DEATH
An Open Series of Monthly Forums
Next Gathering: This group now meets on ZOOM
Time: 2:30pm - 4pm
To be notified of meetings please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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