Next Half Day of Mindfulness May 23rd 2020

Buddha in Sangha Member Andi’s Backyard

Days of Mindfulness are a time for practicing mindfulness, in the Plum Village style, as a community. Sangha friends come together to listen to a Dharma Talk (ie. a teaching), and to practice sitting meditation, walking meditation, mindful eating, smiling and breathing together.
We are very excited to announce that our Dharma Teacher for the day will be Alexa Singer-Telles from Redding, California. 

The theme for the day will be On Knowing the Better Way to Live Alone. To learn more about the sutra, go to:

When: Saturday, May 23 09:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Online at the Wild Rose Sangha Zoom Platform


9:15-9:40 Welcome and Introductions.  Morning Sutra 

9:40-10:05 Guided Sitting Meditation

10:05 – 10:15 Walking Meditation

10:15- 10:40 Sitting Meditation and Heart Sutra

10:40 – 11:25 Dharma Talk

11:25 – 11:35 Writing Exercise 

11:35-11:50 Break 

11:50- 12:15 Dharma Discussion

12:15- 12:30 Opening Sutra, Heart Sutra, Formal Sharing of Joys, Dedication of Merit

12:30-1:00  Optional  online lunch and socializing

Suggested Donation: $20

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How to Join our Day of Mindfulness : If you want to attend the Day of Mindfulness, but are not yet a member sign up for our list serve at

About Dharma Teacher Alexa Singer Telles: Alexa Singer-Telles, True Silent Action, co-founded the River Oak Sangha in Redding, California, in 1991 and was ordained as an OI member in 2004. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist, offering the practices of mindfulness and the expressive arts to deepen one’s experience and enliven the creative process. Anchored in Awareness article by Alexa Singer-Telles.

Saskatoon Mindfulness Retreat CANCELLED


Saskatoon Community of Mindful Living, a sister Sangha to the Wild Rose Sangha that is also practicing in the Plum Village Tradition is offering:

Relationship Matters: Bringing Mindfulness, Wisdom and Compassion to All Our Interconnections A Mindfulness Meditation Retreat in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh with Lay Dharma Teacher Michael Ciborski.

4 day retreat: Friday, May 22, through Monday, May 25, 2020. Registration is now open.

For more information, please visit their website:

Wildrose COVID-19 Practice Update

Tracey will offer a modified sangha practice this Monday March 16th which will consist of sitting, a brief talk by Tracey, sharing joys and dedication of merit. No tea. Following this Monday’s practice we will be using online methods to hold sangha until at least April. The Sangha is currently working to implement this online system. We will provide updates on how we plan to do this on the website.

Please be aware of the following conditions of practice outlined by Tracey for practice this Monday eve

a) Those who are sick or just returned from international travel must refrain from attending.

b) Everyone who attends must write their name and phone number on a list (in case someone gets sick we can provide this to health authorities)

c) The group will sit at a greater distance and people are invited to hand sanitize and wash hands prior to sangha.

As the situation is changing rapidly, for the latest information and recommendations please visit:

Day of Mindfulness Moved Online! April 18th 2020

The Wild Rose Sangha will be holding our next half day of mindfulness

Where: Online

When: Saturday April 18th 2020

Time: 9:30am-12:30pm (plan to log in at 9:20am)


9:30-9:45 – Welcome and protocols

Morning sutra  

9:45-10:15 – Guided Sitting Meditation

10:15-10:25 -Walking Meditation

10:25-10:50- Sitting Meditation

10:50- 11:35   Dharma Talk

11:35-11:45  Break 

11:45- 12:10  Dharma Discussion

12:10-12:30  Opening Sutra, Heart Sutra, Formal Sharing of Joys, Dedication of Merit

12:30-1:00  Optional  online lunch and socializing

Details and invitation links to be announced via our list-serve.

To sign up for our list serve please visit