Open Way Sanghas

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

     

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!

Flowing Mountains Sangha


 Flowing Mountains Sangha in Helena, MT

 An Open Way Community of Mindful Living in the Tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

 

Meets Tuesdays, St. John’s Building, 25 South Ewing

(use entrance from parking lot in back of building off S. Rodney St.)

walking & sitting meditation, 6:30 & 7:00 p.m.

program, 7:30 p.m. ~ closing 8:30 p.m.

 

Monthly Programs:

1st Tues: Mindfulness Trainings (guidelines for ethical living)

2nd Tues: Meditation (instruction, practice)

3rd Tues: Sharing the Way (teachings, talks)

4th Tues: Nurturing Wisdom & Compassion (discussion, guided practice)

 

for more information email flowingmountains@gmail.com

 

Now we come to February, the month of Valentine’s Day, the month of love. During February, March, and April, we will offer a guided Metta (Loving Kindness) meditation at 7 p.m. each Tuesday (please see the attached poster). You are welcome to come to the silent meditation at 6:30, or just for the 7 p.m. guided meditation. Programs for February are detailed below; Ann Kuntzweiler is leading. This month we will continue with the Eightfold Path – in fact, we’ll be taking two steps this month!

 

February 7 – Mindfulness Trainings Recitation

February 14 – Right Livelihood, presentation by Michael Pipp and discussion

February 21 – Right Effort, presentation by Ann Kuntzweiler and discussion

February 28 – Check in

 

 

Flowing Mountains is actively served by four Order of Interbeing members as well as committed practitioners. Our OI members are as follows:

Sandra SuZanne ("Zan") Murray, a writer and editor, and co-founder of Flowing Mountains. She also enjoys gardening, cooking, and handcrafts.

Jonathan Matthews, a professor at Carroll College and a co-founder of Flowing Mountains. He is also a national champion racewalker.

Stan Voreyer, a retired mental health care provider. He has taken Thay's advice of living a non-busy life to be his foremost practice.

Ann Kuntzweiler is exploring right livelihood through life coach certification.