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Buddhist Bon Meditation Group

Address: 253 St Patrick, Bathurst, New Brunswick E2A 1C9  New Brunswick
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: (506) 547 9111
E-mail: bodaikhan
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Buddhist Community of Miramichi

Address:   Miramichi New Brunswick
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
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Fredericton Shambhala Centre

Address: 20 Serenity Lane, Fredericton, NB E3B 7T4   New Brunswick
Tradition: Mahayana, Shambhala Buddhism
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Moncton Buddhist Centre

Address: 881A Main Street. Metro Moncton  New Brunswick
Tradition: Mahayana, Vietnamese
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Main Contact: Dinh Vo-Ngoc  

The Buddhist Library

Address: P.O. Box 1471, Station A,   Fredericton, NB New Brunswick E3B 5S3
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
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Zen Centre of Edmonston

Address: 90, Rue Boucher, Edmundston, NB E3V 1P9   New Brunswick
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen
Affiliation: Association Zen Internationale (A.Z.I), France
Phone: (506) 735-8919
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Founder: Daisaku Ikeda  
Contact: Roger Dufour  

Saint John Shambhala Meditation Group

Tradition: Vajrayana, Kagyu, Nyingma, Shambhala lineages
Affiliation: Shambhala International
Phone: 506-638-9354
Coordinator: Vallie Stearns  Email  (Phone: 506-638-9354)
Spiritual Director: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche  
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The Saint John Shambhala Meditation Group is a local group of meditation practioners inspired by the Shambhala Buddhist teachings of basic goodness and enlightened society.  We are affliated with Shambhala International whose spiritual head is the Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

Our community of meditation practioners meets Wednesday evenings at 7:00-9:00 to strengthen our individual practice and learn more about meditation.  We meet in "The Sitting Room" at 42 Wentworth St. near King St. E.  We meditate together for an hour, followed by tea and discussion or contemplation based on selected readings.

Instruction is provided for newcomers in "shamatha" meditation, or the practice of "peaceful abiding".  Meditation is a natural state of the human mind - at rest, open, alert. The basic meditation technique predates all religious traditions, though it is used in one way or another by each of them. Undertaken as a steady practice, meditation allows the mind to relax and settle. It encourages our inherent qualities of stability, clarity and mental strength to emerge.

Occasionally we host weekend meditation programs directed by senior teachers.  These activities are usually coordinated with other Shambhala centers in the Maritime region with whom we share resources and maintain contact.  Please check our website to see if there are any upcoming programs in the near future.