• 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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      Sun 25


      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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      Sat 8


      Mindfulness and Engaged Social Action: Deep Listening and Loving Speech

       Register now. Action isn't a burden to be hoisted up and lugged around on our shoulders. It is something we are. The work we have to do can be seen as a kind of coming alive. More than some moral imperative, it's an awakening to our true nature, a releasing of our gifts. -- Joanna Macy…

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      Sun 16


      Lotuses, Food, & Mindful Friends

      Register now You are invited to join the Still Water community on Sunday morning, July 16, 2017, for a visit to the National Park Service’s Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens. Lotuses and water lilies from around the world will be in bloom. Friends, family, and dogs on leashes are all most welcome to attend. We’ll walk, look,…