Welcome to
The Philadelphia Meditation Center
  (An IRC 501c3) Non-Profit Corporation)
8 East Eagle Road,  Havertown, PA 19083   Tel. 610.853.8200   
Email: phlmedctr@aol.com

We are sorry to announce
the passing away
of our esteemed
shakuhachi teacher
Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin
On May 30, 2017


Philadelphia Meditation Center Inc

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Upcoming Special Events

A PMC Residential  Weekend Retreat
Friday- Saturday- Sunday
August  11,12,13,2017
Establishing Presence
An Insight Meditation Retreat
Led by Winnie Nazarko
To be held at
Saint Raphaela Center
616 Coopertown Road
Haverford, Pennsylvania

Winnie Nazarko

St Raphaela Center

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Suggested Reading List For Beginners

A Path With Heart
by Jack Kornfield
Mindfulness by Joseph Goldstein
One Dharma by Joseph Goldstein
Breath By Breath by Larry Rosenberg
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness by Bhante Gunaratana
Four Noble Truths by Ajahn Sumedho (available for free at PMC)

Philadelphia Meditation Center Schedule

1-Saturday Morning Extended Meditation
1-Saturday-Afternoon Meditation Session 2-5 PM

2-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
3-Monday-Book Discussion 7:30 PM  CANCELLED
4-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM CANCELLED
5-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
6-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
8-Saturday-Afternoon Meditation Session 2-5 PM
9-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
11-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
12-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
13-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
15-Saturday-Saturday Afternoon Meditation 2-5 PM
16-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
17-Monday-Book Discussion 7:30 PM CANCELLED
18-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
19-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
20-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
23-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
25-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
26-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
27-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
30-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM

1-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
2-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
3-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM

5-Saturday Morning Extended Meditation
5--Saturday-Afternoon Meditation Session 2-5 PM
6-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
7-Monday-Book Discussion 7:30 PM CANCELLED
8-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
9-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
10-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
11-12-13- Weekend Retreat with Winnie Nazarko
12-Saturday-Afternoon Meditation
13-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
15-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
16-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
17-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
19-Saturday-Afternoon Meditation Session 2-5 PM
20-Sunday-Dharma Discussion 4:30 6:30 PM
20-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
21-Monday-Book Discussion 7:30 PM CANCELLED
22-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
21-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
24-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
27-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
29-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
30-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
31-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM

-"To be attached to a certain view
and to look upon other views as inferior,   
this the wise call a fetter
Shakyamuni  Buddha

          Meditation and Recovery
Sitting on the cushion, the next right step
Ongoing Weekly Meeting on Wednesday evenings
At The Philadelphia Meditation Center
Doors open at 7 pm
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm

Mindfulness is the path to the deathless;
Heedlessness is the path to death.
The mindful do not die;
But the heedless are as if dead already.
Dhammapada 21

Regular Sitting Practice:
Sittings are held in silence, on cushions or chairs.
The evening format includes
2 half-hour sitting sessions
separated  by a 15-minute walking meditation.
The Saturday morning format
consists of 45 minute sittings
and some walking, inside or outside.
Cleanup/clerical jobs follows for those who wish to stay.

Sunday, Tuesday  and Thursday
Center opens at 7 PM
Sitting from 7:30 to 8:45 PM

Saturday Morning
Once each  month 8-12 Noon
8:00 A.M.    Center  opens
8:30 - 9:00   Instruction for beginners   
or practice discussion
9:00 - 11:45    Sitting and walking
12 Noon Center Cleanup  (Thanks!)

Dharma Discussion Forth Sunday of Month
With Beth Adelson 4:30  to  6:30  PM

Saturday Afternoon Meditation
First  Second and Third Saturday of the Month
From 2 to 5 PM
for Silent Sitting and Walking Meditation.
Meditators are welcome to participate
in all or a portion of the Session