Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

The Open Sky Eugene Meditation Group is committed to realizing the vision of an Enlightened Society.  We strive to “live the teachings” of the Buddha and the Shambhala Lineage. We began meeting in Springfield in 2003 and now in Eugene and look forward to providing the place and time for those who are interested to delve deeper into the teachings and their own basic nature.

We operate entirely on people’s volunteered time and donations.

Community Events

The Lost Art of Good Conversation

March 22nd—December 27th

Come explore Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's new book that offers simple, practical advice to help us become better listeners and appreciate the people around us and the lives we are living. Every 2nd & 4th Thursday through 2018. Drop ins welcome. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Jackie Lucas & Laurie Fischer

July 30th—August 27th

This course provides introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. With simple instructions and support, mindfulness meditation practice can become part of one's life, revealing our innate stability, strength and clarity. Continue »

Meditation, Dharma, and Discussion

August 31st

Come sit with us, share tea, hear a talk on Shambhala Buddhist teachings and engage in dialogue. Meditation instruction is available from 6:00 - 6:30pm - no registration required. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Teri Rowe

September 6th

Join us for an introduction to mindfulness meditation practice. The session contains instruction and guidance suitable for both first-time and returning visitors. All are welcome. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Margaret Beilharz & Linda Willow

September 8th—October 6th

Contentment can be hard to find. Much of the time we search for contentment in things, achievements or relationships. With meditation practice, we relax with ourselves and appreciate simple human experiences. Continue »


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