• Welcome

    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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  • UPCOMING EVENTS

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      Sun 24

      Feb

      Deepening our Practice: Life Lessons from the Sutras

      – A Fall-Winter "Deepening Our Practice" Group for Experienced Practitioners –
      The core of the Buddhist tradition concerns the well-lived life. How do we reduce our suffering and the suffering of those around us? And, how do we live our lives joyfully, mindfully, and compassionately? In this Deepening our Practice class we will explore these questions as we look deeply into two Buddhist sutras.

    • Tue 26

      Feb

      Smiling like a Buddha: A Six-Session Mindfulness Meditation Class

      Register Now When we practice mindfulness, we develop, over time, a relaxed state of awareness that allows for the moment-by-moment direct observation of sensations, feelings, and mind-states. When mindfulness is firmly established, joy, compassion, equanimity and loving-kindness arise. Intended for both new and experienced practitioners, the class will explore conscious breathing, developing/deepening a sitting practice,…

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      Sun 10

      Mar

      Still Water Community Vegetarian Potluck

      In his book, Cultivating the Mind of Love, Thich Nhat Hanh writes about the importance of being part of a community of practitioners: Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha are three precious jewels in Buddhism, and the most important of these is Sangha. The Sangha contains the Buddha and the Dharma. A good teacher is important, but sisters…

    • Mon 3

      Jun

      Still Water Spring Three-Night Practice Retreat

      Please save the date. We will post more information and open registration in late February ---------- The Still Water Spring Practice Retreat offers us the possibility of releasing our inner running and developing the habit of arriving with each moment, each step, each experience. Through mindful sitting, walking, eating, and living, we learn to embrace and look deeply…