Want to learn to meditate? Start the New Year off well with this course to be held Sundays, January 8, 15, and 22, 10:30am – noon at the Nagaloka Buddhist Center in Portland.

You’ll practice two forms of meditation: Mindfulness of Breathing and Loving-Kindness (aka Metta Bhavana). Topics include meditation posture, overcoming common challenges in meditation, and creating an effective home practice. As time allows, you’ll be introduced to Buddhism and the Nagaloka Buddhist Center.

Volunteer teachers: Nancy Artz (retired professor training for Ordination in the Triratna Buddhist Community) and other members of the Nagaloka Buddhist Center.

REGISTRATION & FEES: The course is offered on the basis of a sliding scale donation, with all funds supporting the non-profit Nagaloka Buddhist Center. For those with the financial ability, the suggested donation for the 3-week course is $20-$50.

Register at https://vr2.verticalresponse.com/s/websitesignupform40681930231495

Questions? info@nagalokabuddhistcenter.org or 207-572-2414

Please donate using the donate button on Nagaloka’s website or PayPal (sending $ to either @Nagaloka or info@nagalokabuddhistcenter.org). Cash can be brought to class, or a check mailed to Nagaloka, 1 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101.

NAGALOKA BUDDHIST CENTER: We are part of the international Triratna Buddhist Community, founded to teach what is common across eastern Buddhist traditions, in ways relevant to contemporary western life. FMI: www.nagalokabuddhistcenter.org