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.

Beginning Friday, February 12, the Wednesday & Friday morning meditation sessions (7:00-7:30 am) will be suspended through March 18. This offering is being re-evaluated.

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.


Summer Ikebana

with Tonya Veitch

July 16th

Ikebana is a powerful form of discovering the relationships of heaven, earth, and human. Many schools have developed over centuries but this program focuses on the tradition initially learned by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche - the Sogetsu school. Continue »

Potluck + Movie Night

July 16th

Movie Night Returns! Details coming soon! Continue »

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

July 24th

Sunday Unplugged is a monthly opportunity for meditation practice extended beyond the weeknight one-hour sessions. Practice is from 10 am until 1 pm, with the Shambhala Sadhana Full Moon from noon to 1. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I -The Art of Being Human (Huntsville)

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

July 30th—July 31st

At the Huntsville Satellite! Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human bei Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Marion Buckley

August 20th

In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or �??peaceful abiding�?� meditation practice. Your teacher will give you detailed instruction and guided meditation so tha Continue »