POC Healing Home or other locations - contact us for details.
Our monthly meditation community gathering is open to self-identified people of color and all levels of practice. This is an important gathering for our community for checking in with one another and discussing dharma topics related to improving wellness particular to people of color. We encourage everyone to attend this gathering as it is an opportunity to grow your practice and connect with your sangha!
Cushions and chairs are available for ease at stationary meditation posture. Yoga mats also available for movement practice.
The following is the typical schedule of our gatherings:
5:30pm Silent Meditation for sitting, walking, lying down, or standing
6:15pm - Check in and break for tea and dinner
about 7pm - Listen to recorded or live talk by meditation teacher of color. Sometimes we have special guests - check the Calendar. We follow the talk with a discussion on the topic.
about 8pm - Brief closing meditation followed by socializing and cleaning up
What should I bring?
If it is in your ability, please bring a vegan, gluten-free, food item to share. No worries if you are unable to! We always something prepared.
When should I arrive?
You are never late, and can never leave early! Come when you can and stay till you can’t. The healing space will be beneficial for all, at any time, and for any duration of the gathering. Arrive quietly in case we are in noble silence.
What should I pay?
There is no set price for this gathering! If it is in your means, please bring Dana (donation/generosity) for our sangha and our teacher. We also try to send our contributions to teachers of recorded talks.