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Weekly Vipassana Meditation Group

Join our Weekly Meditation Sitting Group, by donation

with Brian Ruhe

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Brian Ruhe is leading this weekly meditation sitting group. We will do breath meditation practices, body sensation and loving kindness (metta), plus study aspects of Buddhism.

The format for meetings, prescribed by Ajahn Sona at is:

1/3 meditation

1/3 dharma talk and discussion

1/3 social time with tea

Meditators can leave after any part if they want.

You may download this for free, as a study aid:

With Each & Every Breath: A Guide to Meditation

Book by Ajahn Thanissaro

Download for free as a study aid for sitting group. PDF at go to Dhamma

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Or go directly to

With Each & Every Breath: A Guide to Meditation. A new breath meditation manual by Thanissaro Bhikkhu drawing on two sources: the Buddha’s own set of instructions on how to use the breath in training the mind, and Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo’s method of breath meditation — which builds on the Buddha’s instructions, explaining in detail many of the points that the Buddha left in condensed form. A page has been added to this site with download links to all of the .mp3 dhammatalks referenced in this manual: With Each & Every Breath audio files.

Brian Ruhe is a former monk and has taught Buddhism and meditation for 17 years. He is a follower of Ajahn Sona at in the Theravada Forest tradition, and the author of two Buddhist books, guided meditation CDs and 200+ You Tube videos at: .

Please help make this ongoing group a success by joining us or passing this invitation on to your friends. This group is best for people who have taken one of my courses first, or have meditation experience but beginners can come if they like.

By Donation (Dana)

This meditation group is supported by donation (dana) in accord with the tradition that the dhamma teachings are priceless and offered freely. Donations are gratefully accepted and essential to support the continuation of regular sittings in the future.


To sign up join here and for questions please email Brian at [masked] or phone him at[masked] or cell. [masked]-2282. Website:

Meet at my apartment at this address:

Brian Ruhe

#104 - 1960 West 7th Ave. at Maple St. in Kitsilano.

buzz 104

Some advantages we have at my place are audio and video monk talks. Also, tea and snacks and I have chairs and meditation cushions for the rug or you can bring your own.

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