Open Way Sanghas

Our sanghas are rooted in the mindfulness tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh and consist of Open Way & Be Here Now in Missoula, Flowing Mountains in Helena, Open Sky in Kalispell, and the TNH Group in Bozeman.

     

Mindfulness Center

The Open Way Mindfulness Center in Missoula, MT is home to Open Way & Be Here Now Sanghas and also hosts many other community classes and events, see our calendar for more info.

               Open Way Mindfulness Center - 702 Brooks Missoula, Montana - 406-549-9005 

                                                         openwaysangha@gmail.com

                         Interested in renting the Open Way Mindfulness Center? Please email us!

Video Link to Greg's Lamp Transmission Ceremony

Hello dear friends,

If you'd like to watch the video of Greg Grallo's ordination ceremony at Plum Village, which took place in June 2018,

please visit this link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjOQJIdNmQg&feature=youtu.be

 

 

Mindful Community Conversations

 

Open Way Mindfulness Center Presents

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6 Aug 2018 - 10:45am

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative Partnership

 
 
Missoula Interfaith Collaborative (MIC): 
Open Way/Be Here Now Partnership Info
 
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2018 Montana Open Way Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Ready for reading & enjoying: Open Way's 2018 edition of News & Views: On the Path Our current editon is filled with personal reflections, photographs, poems, and remembrances of members who are no longer with us.

Our 2008 - 2017 editions are also available below. Read more »

Weekly programs

Open Way Sangha

Tuesdays 7:00 – 9:00pm

From 6:30pm until meditation starts at 7:00pm, tea and conversation are available in the library/kitchen area.  You may bring your own sitting cushion or bench to meditation or use one of the many cushions or chairs available at the Center.  Program starts with two 20 minute sitting periods with walking meditation inbetween.  The second hour is devoted to either tea ceremony, mindfulness trainings, dharma discussion, a talk, or sutra service - see calendar for schedule.  Free and open to all.   

Be Here Now Sangha

Mondays 7:30pm – 8:45pm

An open, relaxed format meditation group beginning with 20 minutes of sitting meditation followed by walking meditation, a group reading, sharing circle, and closing with a gratitude and healing circle.  Free and open to all - a great group for beginner and experienced practitioners alike! 

See the complete calendar

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Open Way Practice Talk on the Diamond Sutra: Generosity, by Steve Allison-Bunnell


21:21 minutes (39.1 MB)
download audio
Tue, 10/09/2018 (All day)

Open Way Tuesday evening practice talk on the nature of generosity described in the Diamond Sutra ("The Diamond That Cuts Through Illusion"). Given by Steve Allison-Bunnell on October 9, 2018.

Connects a relational image of Emptiness/Interbeing to the quality of true generosity that does not rely on giving material items or having expectations about the nature of giving. "Design Thinking" as generosity.

Missoula Meditation Groups Info


Updated January 2017

Be Here Now
In the Zen Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Order of Interbeing
Meets every Monday night, 7:30-8:45pm
at the Open Way Mindfulness Center, 702 Brooks

Format: 20 minutes of sitting meditation followed by walking meditation, a reading, sharing time and ending with a circle for gratitude & healing.
Open to everyone, no experience necessary Free, donations appreciated
Contact: Nicole, beherenowcommunity@yahoo.com Read more »

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