Open Public Sitting Hours

Public Sitting

Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening, mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7:00-8:00 pm.  Thought-provoking discussion from 8 – 8:30 pm on Monday and Thursday.

Wednesday & Friday mornings, 7:00-7:30 am. The Center doors will be open for anyone who wishes to meditate. No instruction available.

Community Practice Evenings 

You are invited to participate in extended group sittings, dharma readings and discussion. This opportunity to practice for up to three hours with other sangha members is now being offered one weeknight a month, rotating through Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights in upcoming months.

Opening chants and sitting begin at 6 pm; at 8 pm there will be a dharma talk and discussion; we will finish with closing chants by 9 pm.

The regular weeknight meditation session with instruction will still be available from 7 until 8.  You are welcome to join in for all or part of this practice.

Introductory

Umdze/Timekeeper Training

with Marion Buckley

February 7th

A training session in umdze / timekeeper skills. People new to the position will learn the view and skills needed. Experienced umdzes will learn new skills being introduced at Regional Ritual Academies. Continue »

Winter Retreat

February 9th—February 17th

The annual Winter Retreat is a time of preparation for the Tibetan New Year which begins on Shambhala Day, February 19, the Year of the Wood Sheep. Continue »

Shambhala Day (Thursday celebration)

February 19th

Shambhala Day this year marks the beginning of the Year of the Wood Sheep! We will mark the day by a short celebration on Thursday, February 19, and then have our big community celebration on Saturday, February 21. Continue »

Milarepa Day Celebration

March 1st

Join us for the celebration of Tibet's greatest yogi and poet, marked by reading selections from The Rain of Wisdom. Continue »