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Jul
24
Tue
Zen Meditation
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

For people interested in finding a lay (non-monastic) community, we offer the opportunity to practice with experienced meditation practitioners.

Our primary practice is zazen, or Zen meditation. Zazen is the heart of Zen practice and is at the same time the full expression of our inherent enlightenment as well as the means of uncovering it.

Zazen can take place in stillness (sitting meditation) and in activities such as walking meditation and work practice. Therefore, we encourage a quiet, meditative atmosphere and use many traditional Zen forms to help us in that regard.

FORMAT

Three 25-minute sitting rounds with walking meditation in between. Private instruction for Zen Center members.

LEVEL

Formal Zen experience required. See “Notes” below.

PAYMENT

$5 – $10 suggested donation.

Cash or checks accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Zen Center of Denver.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

No entry after 7:00pm.

If you are already familiar with Zen mediation and can sit quietly without moving for 25 minutes, please arrive by 6:40pm to become familiar with our practice forms.

If you are not familiar with Zen meditation please attend an Introduction to Zen Workshop. Visit ZenCenterofDenver for information.

We offer two ways for you to become familiar with us. Please visit our website and click the “Getting Started” tab.

All supplies provided.

No beverages in the meditation rooms.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Jul
26
Thu
Thursday Insight Meditation Sitting (TIMS)
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

DESCRIPTION

TIMS is a group of women and men who gather together each week to practice mindfulness meditation (Vipassana) as a community. While we focus on the Theravadan tradition of Buddhism, all practitioners are welcomed regardless of spiritual and religious affiliations.

The format is fairly simple: a meditation sitting followed by a Dharma talk. The sitting period is 30 minutes long and Dharma talks can range from 30-45 minutes.

We have no local teacher and value the simplicity this approach offers. Membership is the highest rank any of us achieve at TIMS.

Recorded Dharma talks are given by Gil Fronsdal or Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California.

FORMAT

Silent Meditation, Recorded Teaching, Discussion

LEVEL

Prior meditation experience helpful but not required.

PAYMENT

By donation. Cash and PayPal accepted.

In the spirit of generosity that continues a 2500-year-old Buddhist tradition of providing teachings freely to all who are interested, there is no fee associated with TIMS. Dana (the Buddhist word for giving) is accepted and collected at each meeting from those members who are inspired to contribute. All collected dana is sent quarterly to Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Guided Meditation with Sean McNamara
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

These classes present meditation in a non-religious format using easy-to-understand techniques and plain language. Sessions typically focus on somatic (physical) meditations that are done first lying down and then seated. This format is ideal for people who have a hard time “getting out of their head,” and for those with posture concerns

FORMAT

Instruction, Unguided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10

Cash, checks, credit cards, PayPal and Venmo accepted. Please make checks out to Sean McNamara

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Jul
27
Fri
Extended Sit: 1, 2 or 3 Hour Meditation
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

It’s not about how long you sit…. well, sometimes it is.

Insights from a 60 min. meditation are different than the insights from a 20 or 30 minute meditation. And insights from a 2-hour or 3-hour meditation are different still.

This evening is an opportunity to extend yourself and extend your practice with a 1-hour, 2-hour or 3-hour silent sit. This is an unguided silent meditation recommended for experienced practitioners.

*Important: This event is only open to Full, Plus & Supporting Members of the Mayu Meditation Cooperative.

You are invited to become a member of Mayu Meditation Cooperative. Please click here for more information.

FORMAT

1-hour 2-hour or 3-hour unguided meditation. Chimes announce the beginning and ending of sessions.

The evening begins at 6:00pm. Those who sit for 1 hour leave at 7:00pm. Those who sit for 2 hours leave at 8:00pm. Those who sit for 3 hours leave at 9:00pm.

LEVEL

Best for meditators with experience

PAYMENT

Mayu Co-op Full Members: Free

Mayu Co-op Plus Members: $5

Mayu Co-op Supporting Members: $8

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome. If you are not yet a Mayu Co-op member please arrive by 5:45pm to fill out paperwork.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

 

Jul
28
Sat
Pajama Meditation
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

DESCRIPTION

It’s early on a Saturday – arrive in your PJ’s! This silent, unguided meditation is a nice way to leave the workweek behind and start your weekend calmly.

FORMAT

40-minute unguided meditation. Chimes announce the beginning and end of the session.

LEVEL

Best for meditators with experience

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full & Plus Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

 

Jul
31
Tue
Zen Meditation
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

For people interested in finding a lay (non-monastic) community, we offer the opportunity to practice with experienced meditation practitioners.

Our primary practice is zazen, or Zen meditation. Zazen is the heart of Zen practice and is at the same time the full expression of our inherent enlightenment as well as the means of uncovering it.

Zazen can take place in stillness (sitting meditation) and in activities such as walking meditation and work practice. Therefore, we encourage a quiet, meditative atmosphere and use many traditional Zen forms to help us in that regard.

FORMAT

Three 25-minute sitting rounds with walking meditation in between. Private instruction for Zen Center members.

LEVEL

Formal Zen experience required. See “Notes” below.

PAYMENT

$5 – $10 suggested donation.

Cash or checks accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Zen Center of Denver.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

No entry after 7:00pm.

If you are already familiar with Zen mediation and can sit quietly without moving for 25 minutes, please arrive by 6:40pm to become familiar with our practice forms.

If you are not familiar with Zen meditation please attend an Introduction to Zen Workshop. Visit ZenCenterofDenver for information.

We offer two ways for you to become familiar with us. Please visit our website and click the “Getting Started” tab.

All supplies provided.

No beverages in the meditation rooms.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
2
Thu
Thursday Insight Meditation Sitting (TIMS)
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

DESCRIPTION

TIMS is a group of women and men who gather together each week to practice mindfulness meditation (Vipassana) as a community. While we focus on the Theravadan tradition of Buddhism, all practitioners are welcomed regardless of spiritual and religious affiliations.

The format is fairly simple: a meditation sitting followed by a Dharma talk. The sitting period is 30 minutes long and Dharma talks can range from 30-45 minutes.

We have no local teacher and value the simplicity this approach offers. Membership is the highest rank any of us achieve at TIMS.

Recorded Dharma talks are given by Gil Fronsdal or Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California.

FORMAT

Silent Meditation, Recorded Teaching, Discussion

LEVEL

Prior meditation experience helpful but not required.

PAYMENT

By donation. Cash and PayPal accepted.

In the spirit of generosity that continues a 2500-year-old Buddhist tradition of providing teachings freely to all who are interested, there is no fee associated with TIMS. Dana (the Buddhist word for giving) is accepted and collected at each meeting from those members who are inspired to contribute. All collected dana is sent quarterly to Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
4
Sat
Pajama Meditation
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

DESCRIPTION

It’s early on a Saturday – arrive in your PJ’s! This silent, unguided meditation is a nice way to leave the workweek behind and start your weekend calmly.

FORMAT

40-minute unguided meditation. Chimes announce the beginning and end of the session.

LEVEL

Best for meditators with experience

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full & Plus Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

 

Aug
7
Tue
Zen Meditation
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

For people interested in finding a lay (non-monastic) community, we offer the opportunity to practice with experienced meditation practitioners.

Our primary practice is zazen, or Zen meditation. Zazen is the heart of Zen practice and is at the same time the full expression of our inherent enlightenment as well as the means of uncovering it.

Zazen can take place in stillness (sitting meditation) and in activities such as walking meditation and work practice. Therefore, we encourage a quiet, meditative atmosphere and use many traditional Zen forms to help us in that regard.

FORMAT

Three 25-minute sitting rounds with walking meditation in between. Private instruction for Zen Center members.

LEVEL

Formal Zen experience required. See “Notes” below.

PAYMENT

$5 – $10 suggested donation.

Cash or checks accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Zen Center of Denver.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

No entry after 7:00pm.

If you are already familiar with Zen mediation and can sit quietly without moving for 25 minutes, please arrive by 6:40pm to become familiar with our practice forms.

If you are not familiar with Zen meditation please attend an Introduction to Zen Workshop. Visit ZenCenterofDenver for information.

We offer two ways for you to become familiar with us. Please visit our website and click the “Getting Started” tab.

All supplies provided.

No beverages in the meditation rooms.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
9
Thu
Thursday Insight Meditation Sitting (TIMS)
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

DESCRIPTION

TIMS is a group of women and men who gather together each week to practice mindfulness meditation (Vipassana) as a community. While we focus on the Theravadan tradition of Buddhism, all practitioners are welcomed regardless of spiritual and religious affiliations.

The format is fairly simple: a meditation sitting followed by a Dharma talk. The sitting period is 30 minutes long and Dharma talks can range from 30-45 minutes.

We have no local teacher and value the simplicity this approach offers. Membership is the highest rank any of us achieve at TIMS.

Recorded Dharma talks are given by Gil Fronsdal or Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California.

FORMAT

Silent Meditation, Recorded Teaching, Discussion

LEVEL

Prior meditation experience helpful but not required.

PAYMENT

By donation. Cash and PayPal accepted.

In the spirit of generosity that continues a 2500-year-old Buddhist tradition of providing teachings freely to all who are interested, there is no fee associated with TIMS. Dana (the Buddhist word for giving) is accepted and collected at each meeting from those members who are inspired to contribute. All collected dana is sent quarterly to Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Guided Meditation with Sean McNamara
Aug 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

These classes present meditation in a non-religious format using easy-to-understand techniques and plain language. Sessions typically focus on somatic (physical) meditations that are done first lying down and then seated. This format is ideal for people who have a hard time “getting out of their head,” and for those with posture concerns

FORMAT

Instruction, Unguided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10

Cash, checks, credit cards, PayPal and Venmo accepted. Please make checks out to Sean McNamara

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
10
Fri
Candlelight Sit
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

Mayu is never more beautiful than at night, lit only by candlelight. Join us for a deeply peaceful meditation to wind down the week.

Candles are provided, and you are welcome to bring your own UNSCENTED candle. The more candles, the more lovely!

*Important: This event is only open to Full, Plus & Supporting Members of the Mayu Meditation Cooperative.

You are invited to become a member of Mayu Meditation Cooperative. Please click here for more information.

FORMAT

40-minute unguided meditation. Chimes announce the beginning and end of the session.

LEVEL

Best for meditators with experience

PAYMENT

Mayu Co-op Full & Plus Members: Free

Mayu Co-op Supporting Members: $5

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome. If you are not yet a Mayu Co-op member please arrive by 6:45pm to fill out paperwork.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

 

Aug
11
Sat
Pajama Meditation
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

DESCRIPTION

It’s early on a Saturday – arrive in your PJ’s! This silent, unguided meditation is a nice way to leave the workweek behind and start your weekend calmly.

FORMAT

40-minute unguided meditation. Chimes announce the beginning and end of the session.

LEVEL

Best for meditators with experience

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full & Plus Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

 

Aug
14
Tue
Zen Meditation
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

For people interested in finding a lay (non-monastic) community, we offer the opportunity to practice with experienced meditation practitioners.

Our primary practice is zazen, or Zen meditation. Zazen is the heart of Zen practice and is at the same time the full expression of our inherent enlightenment as well as the means of uncovering it.

Zazen can take place in stillness (sitting meditation) and in activities such as walking meditation and work practice. Therefore, we encourage a quiet, meditative atmosphere and use many traditional Zen forms to help us in that regard.

FORMAT

Three 25-minute sitting rounds with walking meditation in between. Private instruction for Zen Center members.

LEVEL

Formal Zen experience required. See “Notes” below.

PAYMENT

$5 – $10 suggested donation.

Cash or checks accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Zen Center of Denver.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

No entry after 7:00pm.

If you are already familiar with Zen mediation and can sit quietly without moving for 25 minutes, please arrive by 6:40pm to become familiar with our practice forms.

If you are not familiar with Zen meditation please attend an Introduction to Zen Workshop. Visit ZenCenterofDenver for information.

We offer two ways for you to become familiar with us. Please visit our website and click the “Getting Started” tab.

All supplies provided.

No beverages in the meditation rooms.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
16
Thu
Thursday Insight Meditation Sitting (TIMS)
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

DESCRIPTION

TIMS is a group of women and men who gather together each week to practice mindfulness meditation (Vipassana) as a community. While we focus on the Theravadan tradition of Buddhism, all practitioners are welcomed regardless of spiritual and religious affiliations.

The format is fairly simple: a meditation sitting followed by a Dharma talk. The sitting period is 30 minutes long and Dharma talks can range from 30-45 minutes.

We have no local teacher and value the simplicity this approach offers. Membership is the highest rank any of us achieve at TIMS.

Recorded Dharma talks are given by Gil Fronsdal or Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California.

FORMAT

Silent Meditation, Recorded Teaching, Discussion

LEVEL

Prior meditation experience helpful but not required.

PAYMENT

By donation. Cash and PayPal accepted.

In the spirit of generosity that continues a 2500-year-old Buddhist tradition of providing teachings freely to all who are interested, there is no fee associated with TIMS. Dana (the Buddhist word for giving) is accepted and collected at each meeting from those members who are inspired to contribute. All collected dana is sent quarterly to Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Guided Meditation with Sean McNamara
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

These classes present meditation in a non-religious format using easy-to-understand techniques and plain language. Sessions typically focus on somatic (physical) meditations that are done first lying down and then seated. This format is ideal for people who have a hard time “getting out of their head,” and for those with posture concerns

FORMAT

Instruction, Unguided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10

Cash, checks, credit cards, PayPal and Venmo accepted. Please make checks out to Sean McNamara

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
18
Sat
Pajama Meditation
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

DESCRIPTION

It’s early on a Saturday – arrive in your PJ’s! This silent, unguided meditation is a nice way to leave the workweek behind and start your weekend calmly.

FORMAT

40-minute unguided meditation. Chimes announce the beginning and end of the session.

LEVEL

Best for meditators with experience

PAYMENT

$5

Mayu Co-op Full & Plus Members: Free

For information about Mayu Co-op memberships click here.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Mayu.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Event begins promptly. No late entry.

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

 

Aug
21
Tue
Zen Meditation
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

For people interested in finding a lay (non-monastic) community, we offer the opportunity to practice with experienced meditation practitioners.

Our primary practice is zazen, or Zen meditation. Zazen is the heart of Zen practice and is at the same time the full expression of our inherent enlightenment as well as the means of uncovering it.

Zazen can take place in stillness (sitting meditation) and in activities such as walking meditation and work practice. Therefore, we encourage a quiet, meditative atmosphere and use many traditional Zen forms to help us in that regard.

FORMAT

Three 25-minute sitting rounds with walking meditation in between. Private instruction for Zen Center members.

LEVEL

Formal Zen experience required. See “Notes” below.

PAYMENT

$5 – $10 suggested donation.

Cash or checks accepted at the door.

Make checks payable to Zen Center of Denver.

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

No entry after 7:00pm.

If you are already familiar with Zen mediation and can sit quietly without moving for 25 minutes, please arrive by 6:40pm to become familiar with our practice forms.

If you are not familiar with Zen meditation please attend an Introduction to Zen Workshop. Visit ZenCenterofDenver for information.

We offer two ways for you to become familiar with us. Please visit our website and click the “Getting Started” tab.

All supplies provided.

No beverages in the meditation rooms.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Aug
23
Thu
Thursday Insight Meditation Sitting (TIMS)
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

DESCRIPTION

TIMS is a group of women and men who gather together each week to practice mindfulness meditation (Vipassana) as a community. While we focus on the Theravadan tradition of Buddhism, all practitioners are welcomed regardless of spiritual and religious affiliations.

The format is fairly simple: a meditation sitting followed by a Dharma talk. The sitting period is 30 minutes long and Dharma talks can range from 30-45 minutes.

We have no local teacher and value the simplicity this approach offers. Membership is the highest rank any of us achieve at TIMS.

Recorded Dharma talks are given by Gil Fronsdal or Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California.

FORMAT

Silent Meditation, Recorded Teaching, Discussion

LEVEL

Prior meditation experience helpful but not required.

PAYMENT

By donation. Cash and PayPal accepted.

In the spirit of generosity that continues a 2500-year-old Buddhist tradition of providing teachings freely to all who are interested, there is no fee associated with TIMS. Dana (the Buddhist word for giving) is accepted and collected at each meeting from those members who are inspired to contribute. All collected dana is sent quarterly to Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella of the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.

Guided Meditation with Sean McNamara
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

DESCRIPTION

These classes present meditation in a non-religious format using easy-to-understand techniques and plain language. Sessions typically focus on somatic (physical) meditations that are done first lying down and then seated. This format is ideal for people who have a hard time “getting out of their head,” and for those with posture concerns

FORMAT

Instruction, Unguided Meditation, Discussion

LEVEL

All levels welcome.

PAYMENT

$10

Cash, checks, credit cards, PayPal and Venmo accepted. Please make checks out to Sean McNamara

RSVP

Drop-ins welcome.

NOTE

Meditation cushions and chairs provided.

Beverages in sealable containers only.

Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.