541 Pawtucket Ave
An evening of meditation, conversation & celebration. Attend the whole evening or just part. Refreshments all evening! Learn to Meditate
5pm Wednesday—Half-hour free meditation instruction class. An ideal way to bring the simple yet profound and powerful practice of meditation into your everyday life. Taught by our qualified instructors, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh understanding of meditation. This is a drop-in class. No registration required.
5-6pm Wednesday—Sitting in our lovely Meditation Hall with others is a powerful way to practice meditation in community. Sitting meditation is interspersed with short periods of walking meditation. The meditation session concludes with a set of group chants like songs common to all Shambhala meditation centers. Joining chants is optional. You may come for all or part of the meditation session, and no registration required.
6-7pm Wednesday—A weekly gathering to experience the joy and goodness of community with interesting speakers and discussion. Noted community leaders, performance artists and our own dharma teachers present interesting, inspiring and even provocative presentations. Discussion and dialogue then flow into a festive reception. No registration required.
Specific listings of Awake! programs, and all classes, events and programs at the center appear in the weekly newsletter, The View. Sign up for this weekly communication on our website providence.shambhala.org