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MEDITATION SESSIONS

MEDITATION SESSIONS  ~come sit with us!

We now have several types of group meditation available on Saturdays and Sundays. All of our meditation practices are suitable for beginners.  All of our meditation sessions are free and on a drop-in basis. We are able to offer them to the public due to the generosity of our members. So if you begin coming to the center regularly, please consider becoming a member to support our programs.

Fall, 2019 MEDITATION SESSIONS

Saturdays
beginning at 9am

Guided Meditation: Om Ah Hung

This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist guided meditation – using the mantra Om Ah Hung – that can be used by anyone to achieve compassion and lovingkindness. Everyone is welcome regardless of your level of experience with meditation.

time: 9-9:30am   |  fee: none, drop in

Dharma Discussion

During the Dharma Discussion we will read and discuss a short excerpt from a book of Garchen Rinpoche’s quotes.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions.  If you are new to Tibetan Buddhism or have never done Medicine Buddha meditation –we can discuss the practice during this time. 

Orientation: 9:30-9:55am   |  fee: none, drop-in

Medicine Buddha Meditation

At 10am we practice Medicine Buddha meditation in order to heal the mind and body so that we may embody compassion and wisdom. Texts are provided and everyone is welcome regardless of your level of experience with meditation.

 

Time:  10-10:45   | fee: none, drop-in

Sundays
beginning at 10am

Guided Meditation: Om Ah Hung

This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist guided meditation – using the mantra Om Ah Hung – that can be used by anyone to achieve compassion and lovingkindness. Everyone is welcome regardless of your level of experience with meditation.

time: 10-10:30am   |  fee: none, drop in

 Dharma Discussion

During the Dharma Discussion we will read and discuss a short excerpt from a book of Garchen Rinpoche’s quotes.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions.  If you are new to Tibetan Buddhism or have never done Green Tara meditation – we can discuss the practice during this time. 

Orientation: 10:30-10:55am  |  fee: none, drop-in

Green Tara Meditation

At 11am we practice the Green Tara meditation in order to cultivate  loving kindness, compassion and mindfulness. Texts are provided and  everyone is welcome regardless of your level of experience with meditation.

 

Time:  11-11:45   | fee: none, drop-in