Still Water Mindfulness Practice Center offers classes, retreats, days of practice, and service and social events. Learn more or register online using the links below.

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    Deepening our Practice: Life Lessons from the Sutras

    • Sun, October 28 1:00 pm 3:30 pm
    • Sun, November 11 1:00 pm 3:30 pm
    • Sun, December 2 1:00 pm 3:30 pm
    • Sun, December 16 1:00 pm 3:30 pm
    • Sun, January 13 1:00 pm 3:30 pm
    • Sun, January 27 1:00 pm 3:30 pm
    • Sun, February 10 1:00 pm 3:30 pm
    • Sun, February 24 1:00 pm 3:30 pm

    – 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.

    Private Home - Takoma Park | Takoma Park, MD

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    Beginning the Year Mindfully: New Year's Day Brunch, 2019

    Tue, January 1, 10:00 am 1:00 pm

    On Wednesday, January 1, the Still Water community will greet the New Year together at our annual New Year's Day Vegetarian Potluck Brunch. You are invited to attend with your friends and family. We will gather again this year at the home of Rachel and Michael Phillips-Anderson in Silver Spring, Maryland, beginning at 10:00 am…

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    Transmission of the Five Mindfulness Trainings

    Sat, January 5, 9:00 am 12:00 pm

    In the Still Water MPC we recite together the Five Mindfulness Trainings at our gatherings each month (on the second Thursday in Silver Spring and the second Sunday in Columbia). The trainings remind us of our deep aspiration to live every day with a calm mind and an open heart. They provide invaluable guidelines for…

    Unitarian-Universalist Church of Fairfax | Oakton, VA

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    A Calm Mind and A Joyful Heart: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

    Tue, January 22, 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

    Mindfulness is our capacity to be fully present in our own lives, to be aware of what we are doing as we are doing it. As we develop our awareness, an inner stillness naturally grows. We are better able to embrace the world, better able to respond wisely and lovingly. If we are not mindful…

    Crossings Healing and Wellness | Silver Spring, MD

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

    • Tue, January 29 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, February 5 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, February 12 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, February 19 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, February 26 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
    • Tue, March 5 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

    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,…

    Crossings Healing and Wellness | Silver Spring, MD