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: https://plumvillage.org/sutra/discourse-on-knowing-the-better-way-to-live-alone/
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
11:50- 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
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 https://wildrosesangha.ca/members
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.
Dear gentle friends, dear community, dear Thay,
Like a lotus in muddy water the Wild Rose Sangha is continuing our practice of love and understanding together. We are here for you in mindfulness although we may not be there in person. We are building an on-line sangha that you can participate in by phone or computer.
Currently our online practice includes:
Online Sangha Practice: Mondays 7:00-8:15 pm
Online Morning Meditation: Monday-Friday 7:45-8:15am
Online Days Of Mindfulness: Announced via website.
With smiles of simple joy,
The Wild Rose Sangha Facilitator Group
Directions on how to access our online Sangha will be sent via our list-serve. To join our list-serve please subscribe here
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO COVID-19 THIS RETREAT HAS BEEN 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:http://mindfulsaskatoon.ca/SCML_retreat_may_2020.html