Past Meetup

Guest Speaker: Rik Center

This Meetup is past

15 people went

Every week on Tuesday

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On Tuesday July 29th, at 7:00 the Napa Valley Meditation Group will host a talk by mindful meditation instructor Rik Center. He will lead a mindfulness meditation session and give a Dharma talk on aspects of the Buddha’s teachings.

Rik is the co-founder of the Mindfulness Care Center in San Francisco, where he serves as a Somatic Stress and Trauma Counselor/Practitioner, Mindfulness Meditation Teacher and Buddhist/Interfaith Chaplain. He has trained in the Martial Art of Kyudo "The Way of The Bow" for over 19 years. Rik has been meditating since the late 1980's and is a member of the Spirit Rock Community Sangha.

Each meeting NVMG will generally follow the following structure:

- 7:00 pm Meditation sitting begins

- Sitting meditation: 30 minutes
- Short break for tea and greetings: 15 minutes
- Group reading and discussion of Buddhist text: 30 - 45 minutes

- 8:30 pm Meeting ends

If you would like a pdf copy of the readings please email me at