Format for the evenings practice

 

  • Ringing the bell of mindfulness, settle in to the present moment
  • Weather report and introductions, check in how our mind, heart and bodies are doing.
  • Guided meditation (focus of attention for the silent meditation, can be breathing or body scan)
  • Silent sitting
  • Reading from Buddhist or mindfulness teaching.
  • Practice of mindful speaking and listening, in sharing our experiences about the meditation.
  • Guided compassion meditation, loving-kindness.
  • Generosity practice
  • Dedicate the merit of the practice and end of the evening.