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It can be a challenge to keep motivated as someone new to the Dharma, or even as an experienced practitioner. That’s where Dharma friends come in! Join a group for your morning meditation and follow the practices done at the Abbey.

The group is lead by friends of the Abbey, some of whom have been meditating together everyday online for years. All levels of experience are welcome. We’re friendly!

The normal schedule for the Lay Practitioner’s Practice Group (LPPG) is:

  • Sunday – Friday mornings – at 5:30 AM Pacific (6:30 a.m. MST)
  • Saturday morning – at 5:30 AM Pacific (Abbey Monastic leads the practice)
  • Evening practice
    • Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. MST
    • Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. MST
    • Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. MST
    • Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. MST
    • Saturday evenings at 7:00 p.m. MST

Changes to the schedule: On full and new moon days the group meets at 6:00 a.m. (MST) to take the 8 Mahayana Precepts together.

During Retreat from Afar the practice from the retreat is led.

When the Abbey is holding a retreat (see events for schedule), the group facilitates meditation on the Zoom link sent for the online retreat.

Practice Structure

We follow the structure of the Abbey’s morning meditation:

  • Set daily motivations & motivation specific to day’s practice
  • Bow and greet one another virtually
  • Morning mantra recitations
  • 21 Shakyamuni Buddha recitations for the Buddha Hall
  • 35 Buddhas (Option to leave & dedicate on one’s own, if needed)
  • Lamrim practice within the context of rotating sadhanas (leader’s choice)

Connection Information

Write Abbey friend and meditation coordinator Kathy at [email protected] for more information, to be added to reminder e-mail lists, and to get the Zoom group password.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/3036409712

Meeting ID: 303 640 9712

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