Classes & Retreats

Emptiness: Study & Discussion Group

August 23rd

This follow-up to the class on the Progressive Stages of Meditation on Emptiness is open to anyone with even basic knowledge of the buddhist concepts of emptiness, the Heart Sutra or prajnaparamita. Please join us if these topics interest you! Continue »

Sit on the Earth

August 24th

Spend the day being outdoors. We'll sit in a meadow and forest near a home close to McKenzie Bridge. Simple cushions, benches, and food provided. All are welcome. Continue »

Labor Day Weekend Retreat at Open Sky

August 31st—September 2nd

People of all levels of meditation practice are invited to this self-guided retreat. We welcome brand new meditators as well as vajrayana practitioners. You may attend any or all sessions though you must arrive at the beginning of any session you attend. Continue »

Kitchen Sink Dharma

with Didier Gohler

September 5th

Come explore the heart of Dharma with meditation instruction, sitting, a Dharma talk, and interactive discussion. All are welcome. Continue »

White Tara: A Soothing Practice for Difficult Times

with Shastri Rayna Jacobson

September 7th

All are welcome to come receive this wonderful practice, though it is recommended to have had at least one year of meditation practice. The White Tara practice is particularly relied upon in times of domestic and community turmoil and disharmony. Continue »

Exploring Meditation

with Jackie Lucas

September 9th

If you are interested in learning, exploring, or deepening your commitment to meditation, this class might be right for you. All are welcome. Continue »

Calendar Scheduling Meeting

September 15th

All Open Sky members are invited to this calendar scheduling meeting. Bring your ideas and inspirations. Continue »

Autumn Lhasang and Shambhala Sadhana

September 17th

All are warmly welcome to join us in a cleansing lhasang ceremony and practice of the Shambhala Sadhana as we approach the fall equinox and prepare for our Harvest of Peace gathering this coming weekend. Followed by Tues. Meditation. Continue »

Kitchen Sink Dharma: Clinging to Expectation - When People Don't Follow the Script You've Written for Them

with Ron Schultz

September 19th

Come explore the heart of Dharma with meditation instruction, sitting, a Dharma talk, and interactive discussion. All are welcome. Continue »

Annual Harvest of Peace Potluck Community Gathering

September 21st

All are warmly welcomed to join us for our annual Harvest of Peace community potluck. We'll share good food, good conversation, and performance offerings in celebration of the richness of our local cultures and heritage. Continue »

Meditation, Dharma, & Discussion

with Jason Lamb

September 22nd

It's all in the name! Join us for sitting and walking meditation, Shambhala Dharma talk, and group discussion! Continue »

Kitchen Sink Dharma: Fearlessness in a Scary World - Meeting the Challenge of Daily Life

with Ron Schultz

October 3rd

Come explore the heart of Dharma with meditation instruction, sitting, a Dharma talk, and interactive discussion. All are welcome. Continue »

Meditation, Dharma, & Discussion

with Jason Lamb

October 11th

It's all in the name! Join us for sitting and walking meditation, Shambhala Dharma talk, and group discussion! Continue »

Exploring Meditation

with Jackie Lucas

October 14th

If you are interested in learning, exploring, or deepening your commitment to meditation, this class might be right for you. All are welcome. Continue »

Kitchen Sink Dharma: Resolving to Practice - It's Not as Hard as You Think

with Ron Schultz

October 17th

Come explore the heart of Dharma with meditation instruction, sitting, a Dharma talk, and interactive discussion. All are welcome. Continue »

Private Event

November 15th—November 17th

This is a private event Continue »