Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Tuesdays — 5:30 pm-6:30 pm. sitting and walking meditation*
Thursdays — 12:00 noon-1:00 pm. sitting and walking meditation*

We alternate periods of meditation with shorter periods of walking meditation.
You are invited to join us for all or any portion of our practice time. All traditions are welcome. Donations of any size greatly appreciated.

*Free meditation instruction is available at these times and at other times by chance or appointment. We offer free meditation instruction on request, any day of the week. Email to make arrangements if you are interested in meditation instruction.

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Taming the Mind and Walking the Bodhisattva Path

with Ken Ketchum

May 13th—July 29th

Sundays at 11 am after sitting. Inspired by the example of awakened ones of the past and present, taming our minds leads us to the vast activity of caring for others and the profound view of emptiness. Continue »

Awake in the World

with Shastri Donna Williams

July 3rd—August 28th

Drop- in class. Explore the intersection of mindfulness and working with our senses. How can tuning into touch, sight, smell, taste, and hearing ground us in the present. Continue »

TRAINING IN TENDERNESS: Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche Book Signing

August 31st

REGISTER ONLINE Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche will give a short talk and be available to sign his new book Training in Tenderness, Buddhist Teachings on Tsewa, the Radical Openness of Heart That Can Change the World. 7 pm Continue »