Photo Credit: Nicole Dunn

Photo Credit: Nicole Dunn

Flowing Mountains Sangha

A Community of Mindful Living in the Tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in Helena, Montana.

Meets every Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

@ Mountains & Rivers building, 825 Helena Ave

FORMAT: Walking & Sitting Meditation: 6:30 & 7:00 pm; Program: 7:30 pm; Closing: 8:30 pm

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

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

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

  3. 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.

  4. Ann Kuntzweiler is exploring right livelihood through life coach certification.



February Schedule:

5th      Mindfulness Trainings – recitation and discussion led by Jonathan.

12th   Reading and discussion of Nothing To It led by Fred. 

19th    Presentations on social actions and projects undertaken by FMS. This will include the meditation groups and retreats offered at the Montana State Prison; participation in Family Promise (an organization which supports families who are homeless in developing resources for stabilization); and contribution of articles to the Independent Record on engaged Buddhism. (Pam, Sue, Michelle and Zan are presenting).

26th  Talk/Presentation by Theresa on Impermanence

The no-host Sangha breakfast will be this Thursday, February 7 at 7 a.m. at the No Sweat Café. To share a meal and good conversation, you are welcome to attend.



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)


Flowing Mountains Sangha
River & Mountains Bldg.
825 Helena Ave.
Helena, MT 59601

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