Open Public Sitting Hours
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.
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with Marion Buckley
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January 3rd—January 4th (2015)
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