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.

  • Gampo Abbey 535
    Sat2Dec

    December10:00am


    Five Mindfulness Trainings Study Group

    • Sat, November 18 10:00 am 12:30 pm
    • Sat, December 2 10:00 am 12:30 pm
    • Sat, December 16 10:00 am 12:30 pm

    A Five Mindfulness Trainings Study Group Meeting November 18, December 2, and December 16 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm near Takoma Metro. In the various Buddhist traditions, lay people follow a basic code of ethics known as the five precepts. The precepts encourage the practitioner to abstain from five ways of acting that create…

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  • Michael Nguyen
    Sat16Dec

    December8:45am


    Cultivating Our Garden of Love: A Day of Mindfulness with Dharma Teacher Michael Nguyen

    Sat, December 16, 8:45 am 3:30 pm

    Michael Nguyen's path to becoming a Dharma Teacher is unusual. His family came to the US from Vietnam as immigrants when he was two years old. Thirteen years later, in 1989, he met Thich Nhat Hanh at a retreat and took the Five Mindfulness Trainings. However, rather than continuing in a spiritual direction, at the age…

    Blueberry Gardens: A Center for Yoga, Growth, and Healing | Ashton, MD

  • Michael Nguyen
    Sun17Dec

    December1:00pm


    Letting Go — Mindfulness and Trauma Relief Exercises with Dharma Teacher Michael Nguyen

    Sun, December 17, 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

    Michael Nguyen's path to becoming a Dharma Teacher is unusual. His family came to the US from Vietnam as immigrants when he was two years old. Thirteen years later, in 1989, he met Thich Nhat Hanh at a retreat and took the Five Mindfulness Trainings. However, rather than continuing in a spiritual direction, at the age…

    Yoga Center of Columbia | Columbia, MD

  • Mon1Jan

    January10:00am


    Beginning the Year Mindfully: New Year's Day Brunch, 2018

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

    On Monday, 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 at the home of Rachel and Michael Phillips-Anderson in Silver Spring, Maryland, beginning at 10:00 am and ending at…

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    Fri26Jan

    January5:00pm


    Happiness is a Practice: Still Water Winter Practice Retreat

    Fri, January 26, 5:00 pmSun, January 28,

    Register now In a 2005 Dharma talk on True Happiness, Thich Nhat Hanh asked and answered the question “What is the most special thing in Buddhism?” The answer is that it is the art of subduing your mind, of purifying your mind. … With a mind that still has a lot of confusion, anger, craving, and…

    Am Kolel Sanctuary Retreat Center | Beallsville, MD



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