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No meditation experience is needed to join our group. The group is for both beginners and experienced meditators alike. Our group is lead by female Buddhist Monks (Bhikkhunis) in the Theravada Tradition.

The purpose of the meet up is share time together in meditation and in exploring the teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome to join us in meditation and discussion of the Buddha’s teaching. A variety of Buddhist meditation is taught and practiced including mindfulness, loving kindness and insight meditation. These practices bring joy and wellbeing to our lives, improve our relationship with others and foster spiritual awakening.

We have two locations. Most of our public events are at our monastery in Penngrove, near Sonoma State. We also have some events at our hermitage near Jenner.

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Gather together for meditation and a talk based on the Buddha's teachings

Join Ven. Ayya Sobhana, our senior Bhikkhuni teachers and circle of practitioners for meditation followed by a Dhamma reflection and discussion based on the teachings of the Buddha.

7:00 pm Silent or brief guided Intro to meditation, arrival for all.
7:50 pm Dhamma Reflection (possible to ask a question at the end)
8:30pm Closing Chant

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Join us for Guided Buddhist Meditation and time for questions

New and experienced meditators are welcome. We will start with direct guidance to begin the practice and allow time to experience the silence of meditation on your own. There will be time at the end for your questions regarding meditation practice.

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Read and discuss the teachings of the Buddha

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We study the early Buddhist texts by reading aloud and discussing. The reading will be announced each week

1:00pm. Meditation
1:20-2:30pm. Sutta reading and discussion

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Gather together for meditation and a talk based on the Buddha's teachings

Join Ven. Ayya Sobhana, our senior Bhikkhuni teachers and circle of practitioners for meditation followed by a Dhamma reflection and discussion based on the teachings of the Buddha.

7:00 pm Silent or brief guided Intro to meditation, arrival for all.
7:50 pm Dhamma Reflection (possible to ask a question at the end)
8:30pm Closing Chant

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