Open Community Practice

February 16th

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    Program Registration is Closed.

    All are welcome, regardless of experience and free of charge! Thursday night is a gathering for newcomers and long time practitioners to experience a variety of what our center has to offer.


    • 6:30 – 7:30 pm:  Sitting meditation, with a period of walking meditation.
    • 7:30 – 8:30 pm:  Presentation or Contemplative Activity.

    Free meditation instruction is offered for new visitors, every Thursday at 6:30 pm. It begins in a separate room so you can ask questions before joining the main group.

    Everyone is welcome to arrive and depart according to their own schedule.

    What to expect from the Presentation or Contemplative Activity:

    1st, 3rd, 5th Thursdays: Social Meditation
    Support for taking our personal practice into social environments, creating a culture of nowness.

    2nd Thursdays: Dharma Talks
    Traditional teachings to support the practice of meditation.

    4th Thursdays:Shambhala Teachings for Daily Life
    Practical teachings from the Four Pillars of Shambhala.

    Further information is available on our Open House and Getting Started pages.

    Prerequisites: None (open to everyone).

    Location: Seattle Shambhala Center, 3107 E Harrison St, Seattle.

    Questions? Contact us at [email protected].