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    The Still Water Mindfulness Practice Center nurtures all who wish to practice Mindfulness. We are part of a world-wide network of communities inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh. We offer weekly mindfulness meditation groups, workshops, retreats and special events in Maryland and Washington, DC.
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  • This week’s discussion topic

  • Topics are posted on Tuesdays for discussion during our main program on Thursdays at 7pm at Crossings. See calendar for meeting time and location. All are welcome.

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      Sat 29


      Supporting the People's Climate March

      Practitioners from  in the Washington DC and Baltimore areas are supporting the People’s Climate’s March in Washington on April 29, 2017.  Walking Together: We will gather with other Buddhist groups at 9:30 a.m. at the Upper Senate Park, a five minute walk from Union Station. (It will be easy to find other mindfulness practitioners as will…

    • Sun 30


      Engaged Mindfulness Practice: Walking the Walk

      – A Spring 2017 "Deepening Our Practice" Group for Experienced Practitioners Five Sunday sessions, 1:30 to 4 pm. Three sessions will be held in Takoma Park, Maryland (April 9, May 21, and June 25), and two in Columbia, Maryland (April 30 and June 4). Thich Nhat Hanh, who originated the term “Engaged Buddhism” in the 1950s, explained in a 2008…

    • 2013-05-19-may-2013
      Fri 5


      Stopping and Dwelling in the Present Moment

      Those of us who have practiced stopping and dwelling in the present moment are able to touch the many conditions of our happiness that are available in the here and now.  We find out that we don’t need more, because these conditions are more than enough for our happiness.  Stopping is very important.  As long…