• 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.
  • Practice

  • This week’s discussion topic

  • Topics are posted on Tuesdays for discussion during our Thursday evening online program that begins at 7 pm Eastern Time.

  • Previous Topics


    • Fri 1


      Love in Action — Ukraine, November 2023 Update

      In response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war in Ukraine, three Washington DC area mindfulness communities practicing in the Plum Village tradition have come together with a project that is a concrete manifestation of our engaged practice.

    • Sat 11


      Still Water Vegetarian Potluck and Social Time

      Still Water practitioners and their families are invited to join a potluck lunch and social time at the home of Paul Flippin and Maurita Coley in Northwest DC. Please register to let us know how many will be coming with you and what you will be bringing.

    • Wed 13


      Still Water 2024 Fall Practice Retreat at Blue Cliff Monastery

      Still Water practitioners will have an opportunity this November to practice with the monastics at Blue Cliff monastery. We will follow the daily monastic schedule and also have our own Dharma sharing groups and other activities, plus many hours for personal practice, walks on the monastery trails, and conversations with old and new friends. Participants may chose a four-night stay (Nov. 13- 17) or a two-night stay (Nov. 15-17).