Louisville Community of Mindful Living gathers for shared meditation and
practice every Sunday at:
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
(one block south of Frankfort Ave., across from
The opening session at 10 A.M. typically focuses on some aspect of
session includes a 20-minute meditative sit, a walking meditation, a
varying weekly activity (listed below), an open discussion of practice
issues, followed by concerns and gratitudes and a final brief meditation.
Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings
are welcome to join at either 10 or 10:30 a.m. Late arrivals for either
session should wait in the lobby to be welcomed at an appropriate break by
the facilitator. Sunday
Order of Practice, Detailed.
is always casual, with loose fitting, modest clothes recommended to allow
comfortable sitting in a lotus or semi-lotus position. Cushions (or
chairs) are available, but you are invited to bring your own. All sessions
are free, but donations are accepted to help pay for facility rental,
purchase books and tapes, and fund special projects.
sangha also provides other opportunities for community-supported mindful
living. Discussion groups gather to explore readings and other materials
relevant to Buddhist practice. Several times a year, the sangha hosts Days
of Mindfulness that offer inexpensive one-day retreat opportunities.
Quarterly Mindful Resource Dinner Gatherings provide information on ways
one can integrate mindful practices into every aspect of daily life,
from financial planning to volunteer work.
welcome everyone with any level of interest to all sangha gatherings. The
only requirement is a respect for the harmony of our practice community.
you have additional questions about the Louisville Community of Mindful
Living, you may contact us here.
you want to learn more about our style of Buddhist practice, consider
reading Miracle of Mindfulness or Peace In Every Step, by
Thich Nhat Hahn. Both books are generally available at local bookstores.
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