Come join us for an evening of silent meditation in sacred community. Silent meditation gives one the space to unfold and relax into one's natural and undivided self. This practice is excellent for maintaining a life of well being while consciously continuing along a path of self care and discovery. In practicing together, we support each other in our individual processes as well as being with what is, exactly as it is in the present moment.
This event is led in Satsang style, including a talk about an aspect of the path of meditation and an interactive exploration that gives the participants the opportunity to consciously open into their deepest selves. This group is offered every Monday evening at the East Bay Healing Collective, and draws upon teachings from many traditions including Advaita Vedanta, Western Non-dualism, and indigenous traditions of North and South America. In the event of a Guest Teacher facilitating, the evening may be lead in a Dharma Talk style. This is similar to Satsang, but different in that it is of the Buddhist tradition.
Open to everyone and well-suited for beginners and experienced meditators alike, a typical evening includes 40 minutes of meditation, a talk inspired by various spiritual teachings, and interactive time of Q & A / discussion. One only needs the openness to sit with oneself, the curiosity to be with what arises, and the courage to be honest about what is discovered.
If you are new to meditation and would like some extra guidance or have questions, feel free to come a few minutes early and/or stay a few minutes late! Further your practice with us, or come dip a toe into a quiet reflective space and explore what is here for you.
Administrative Event Host and Teacher: Rain Elizabeth Stickney, teaches the 4th Monday of the month April - July 2014.
Guest Teachers: Adam Baraz, Katherine Roubos, George Peterson, Micha'el Bedar, Mike McGarry, Nicki Koethner.
Teaching Schedule June - July 2014
July 7th - Michael Bedar
July 14th - Mike McGarry
July 21st - Mike McGarry
July 28th - Rain Stickney
August 4th - Michael Bedar
August 11th - Mike McGarry
August 18th - Adam Baraz
August 25th - Multiple Guest Teachers
For additional updates on Stillwater Meditation, feel free to visit the meetup group for Stillwater Meditation at East Bay Healing Collective here: http://www.meetup.com/healingcollective/events/192091942/