8:30 – 9:15 AM Wilmington Sunday Sangha Sitting Group. Silent meditation begins at 8:30. There is no instruction but often "enlightening" conversations after the sitting. Everybody is welcome, cushions and chairs are available, or you may bring your own. Email Angelika at email@example.com or call 910-3987683 for location.
1 - 2 PM The Oak Island sitting group meets at Rebel Soul Yoga, 6102 E. Oak Island Drive on Sundays at 1:00. The group meetings are temporarily suspended. Contact Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 910-975-9426
6 - 7:30 PM Sutta Study group. The main purpose of the group is to explore the earliest teachings of the Buddha that we are able to find to answer the question "What did he really say for us in today's world?" as best we know. Check the calendar to see what we are exploring now. Feel free to join at any time. For information and online links, contact me at email@example.com. We meet at Eastwood Village Community Center, 1312 2 Mile Cir E, Wilmington, NC. Dana for this program will be shared with the Bhavana Community, the publishers of whatever program we are doing and the teacher that we are currently following.
5:30 - 7;15 The Wilmington Zen Group meets each Tuesday at 5:30 PM The Wilmington Zen Group will be returning to meet at the Unitarian Church this week (July 20) on Tuesday evenings. We begin with 30 minutes of sitting at 5:30. Sitting is followed by 10 minutes of kinhin and then a 20 minute sitting. After the practice, there is a group reading and short discussion, finishing around 7:15 If you would like instructions in the form or in meditation, please arrive 15 minutes early. If you have questions, or wish to be put on the mailing list contact Elizabeth Darrow (firstname.lastname@example.org). All are welcome.
1:00 - 2:30 Wednesday Buddha Buddies is a weekly meditation and book study group. Currently Suspended due to Covid. We are located in mid-town Wilmington. Please contact Ann Foltrauer at 910-619-4444 or e-mail email@example.com. We begin with a 20 minute meditation followed by readings and discussion from books on Buddhism. We are currently reading Pema Chodron's book Welcoming the Unwelcome.
7:00 – 8:30 PM Biweekly Sitting/reading group at the home of Dylan Patterson (316 N. 16th Street in Wilmington) on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Silent meditation for the first and final 15 minutes and an hour is spent discussing the book we are currently reading. Contact Dylan Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 910.685.5122 for the title of the current book or with any other questions.
7:00 Heartfulness Meditation. Open to one and all, Heartfulness is for seekers of spirituality, a silent heart based meditation using yogic transmission for transformation of the inner and outer self. Please message Toddplatzer@yahoo.com if you are interested, and feel free to join Wednesday as we meet for meditation downtown at 7:00 pm in the Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center 120 S. 2nd Street.
6:30 - 7:15 AM Thursday Drop-In Meditation every Thursday on Zoom. Each session will include a guided meditation for 30 - 40 minutes followed by a short discussion and opportunity for mindful sharing. The sessions will be hosted by one of the community members on a rotational basis. Check the calendar for the weekly host. Newbies, beginners and seasoned practitioners welcome. Suggested donation $3 - $5. '
6:30– 8:00 PM The Dhamma Discussion and Practice Group (DD&P). The group is meeting in hybrid format so you can joining us in person or on Zoom, Meeting are at the Bhavana Community Center at 106 Marshall Court, Unit 120. Themes for the discussion vary from month to month and have included teachings from Tara Brach, Pema Chodron, Gil Fronsdal and many others. Sitting begins at 6:30 and the program begins at 7:00 with discussion starting after we watch the video of the week. Here is a link to more information. There is no fee but there is a dana box near the door if you wish to make a small donation to support Bhavana Community programming. You can also donate by pressing HERE for our PayPal link. For more information, contact Catherine Ibsen at email@example.com.