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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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    • Sun 9


      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…

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      Fri 14


      The Present Moment is Our Teacher: Still Water Easter Practice Retreat

      Register now A practice retreat is a time for regeneration, paying attention to our bodies and allowing our minds to clear. In "Walking into the Kingdom of God," a 1997 Dharma Talk, Thich Nhat Hanh emphasized the importance of arriving in the present moment: It can be said that the practice of Plum Village is the…

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      Sat 29


      Supporting the People's Climate March

      Practitioners from mindfulness communities in the Washington DC areas are supporting the People’s Climate’s March in Washington on April 29, 2017.  Walking Together: We are coordinating with One Earth Sangha to designate a meeting place before the march so that mindfulness practitioners can walk together. We will be part of the Buddhist contingent within the…