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Location: Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Decompress + Connect! Friday Night Meditation Group [in-person]

Every Friday from 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Decompress and connect at the end of your work week with meditation practice and community.

This open session offers 20 minutes of silent meditation followed by a meditative talking circle practice, and the opportunity to connect and socialize afterwards at a local pub.

No experience required, and meditators of all traditions are welcome.

Cushions will be provided but feel free to bring your own.



7:00 – 7:20 PM Silent Meditation

During this session, you may come and go freely but please help maintain the silence. Basic meditation instruction is given at the beginning.

7:20 – 8:00 PM Meditative Talking Circle

Resting on the foundation of meditation practice, this talking circle practice expands to include others in the circle. While maintaining a meditation practice, members of the circle are welcome to speak from the present moment, though speaking is not required to participate. Instructions will be provided at the beginning so please arrive on time for this part of the practice.

8:00 PM Closing and Social

There will be some time after group to connect after practice, after which the group may choose to go out for drinks and snacks at a nearby pub within walking distance.



TaborSpace – Day Hall Meeting Room 
5441 SE Belmont Street
Portland, OR 97215

We will be meeting at TaborSpace in the Day Hall meeting room. When you go through the main entrance, head downstairs and it’s one of the first room’s you will come to.



No Registration requred – this is a free event.

Donations are welcome! Suggested donation amount $5-10

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