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

Basic Goodness I - Who Am I?

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

May 22nd—June 26th

This course asks the question, “Who am I?” and explores the sense of self. from the Buddhist and Shambhala perspectives. Continue »

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

June 23rd

Sunday Unplugged is a monthly opportunity for meditation practice extended beyond the weeknight one-hour sessions. Practice is from 10 am until 1 pm. Continue »

First Monday Dharma Talk: More Right Action: Not Taking What is Not Offered

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

July 2nd

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 »

Learn to Meditate

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

July 13th

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

Mindful Monday Community Conversations - Mindfulness and Fashion

with Loraine Locke

July 15th

In this series, on the third Monday of each month (usually, 3rd Monday this month!), we will practice meditation 7:00-7:30 PM, and engage in a conversation about mindfulness applied to different areas of our life and society, from 7:30-8:30. Continue »