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.



January Schedule:

1 New Year’s Day – due to the holiday, no Sangha gathering

January 3 – Breakfast at the No Sweat Café at 7 a.m.

 8   Mindfulness trainings led by Michelle

15  Phap Hai’s book

22  Way Seeking Talk by Karen Cooper

29  Social Gathering – Getting to know one another a little better. Steve had the fine idea to spend some time enjoying each other’s company in a relaxed way with snacks and tea. After our meditation hour we’ll share as a group. Steve has thought of some inviting questions to enliven our conversation. (ONLY if it is easy, bring a non-messy finger- food snack to share.) Tea will be provided.



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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