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.

Introductory

Fearless Buddha, Peaceful Warrior

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

January 18th—February 8th

The Teachings of Buddhism and Shambhala Continue »

Learn to Meditate

January 21st

In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or "peaceful abiding" meditation practice. Continue »

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

January 22nd

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 »

How to Be Sick (Book Group)

February 5th

How to Be Sick This newest book group is led by Kate Smith. Her interest and inspiration in this book serves to inspire her to offer its teachings in a book group setting. Book group members can use their own personal experience or possible future Continue »

First Monday Dharma Talk - Mindfulness and Video Games

with Kyle Strickland

February 6th

The first Monday of each month, we offer a half-hour of meditation followed by a dharma (Buddhist and Shambhala teachings) talk and discussion. Continue »