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The Philadelphia Meditation Center
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8 East Eagle Road,  Havertown, PA 19083   Tel. 610.853.8200   
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Upcoming Special Events

A PMC Residential  Weekend Retreat
Friday- Saturday- Sunday
November 10, 11, 12,2017
Understanding Meditation
What we do and how it works
Led by Taraniya
To be held at
Saint Raphaela Center
616 Coopertown Road
Haverford, Pennsylvania
This Retreat Is Full
If You Wish To Be Put On Our Waiting List Please Send a Registration Form Without  a Deposit

St Raphaela Center

Taraniya

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"Supporting Wisdom Practice:

Working with Preferences/Loosening Fixed Views"

A Sunday Afternoon Practice & Discussion
October 22, 2017
4:30 PM

Presented by
Beth Adelson

To be held at
The Philadelphia Meditation Center
8 East Eagle Road

This talk is offered freely
Donations to PMC and Beth greatly appreciated

Beth Adelson

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Shakuhachi Lessons Available

Kurt Nyoshun Findeisen and Robert Nyosei Kline,
2 licensed (jun shihan) members of the KiSuiAn
shakuhachi dojo are offering lessons on the Japanese bamboo flute, shakuhachi.  For further information:

Kurt Nyoshun Findeisen  e-mail: kfind@comcast.net
Robert Nyosei Kline         e-mail: rkline@wcupa.edu

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


OCTOBER
2-Monday-Book Discussion 7:30 PM
3-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
4-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
5-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM

7-Saturday Morning Extended Meditation
7--Saturday-Afternoon Meditation Session 2-5 PM
8-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
10-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
11-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
12-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
14-Saturday-Afternoon Meditation
15-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
16-Monday-Book Discussion 7:30 PM
17-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
18-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
19-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
21-Saturday-Afternoon Meditation Session 2-5 PM
22-Sunday-Dharma Discussion 4:30 6:30 PM
22-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
24-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
25-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
26-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
29-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
31-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM

NOVEMBER

1-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
2-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
4-
Saturday Morning Extended Meditation
4-Saturday-Afternoon Meditation Session 2-5 PM

5-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
6-Monday-Book Discussion 7:30 PM 
7-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
8-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
9-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
10-11-12 Weekend Retreat Led by Taraniya
11-Saturday-Afternoon Meditation Session
CANCELLED
12-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
CANCELLED
14-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
15-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
16-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
18-Saturday-Saturday Afternoon Meditation 2-5 PM
19-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
20-Monday-Book Discussion 7:30 PM
21-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
22-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
23-Thursday-Meditation 7:30 PM
CANCELLED
26-Sunday-Meditation 7:30 PM
28-Tuesday-Meditation 7:30 PM
29-Wednesday-Meditation and Recovery 7:30 PM
30-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.
   Thanks!


SITTING SCHEDULE
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 Fourth Sunday of Month
With Beth Adelson 4:30  to  6:30  PM unless announced otherwise

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


Shakuhachi Lessons Available

Kurt Nyoshun Findeisen and Robert Nyosei Kline, 2 licensed (jun shihan) members of the KiSuiAn shakuhachi dojo are offering lessons on the Japanese bamboo flute, shakuhachi.  For further information:

Kurt Nyoshun Findeisen  e-mail: kfind@comcast.net
Robert Nyosei Kline         e-mail: rkline@wcupa.edu