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.
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!