Waltham Buddhist Meditation Group


The Waltham Buddhist Meditation Group provides space for new and experienced practitioners of meditation to practice together.  Group and individual instruction in shamatha (mindfulness) meditation is provided.

Our Meetings

We meet every Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the chapel of First Parish in Waltham, 50 Church Street at the corner of School St. You may enter the chapel from the parking lot on the corner of School St. and Church St., or if the chapel door is locked, use the door to the left of that.

If meditation is cancelled due to weather, we will post a notice here in red.

Our Teachings

Meditation instruction is offered at 7:00 p.m. at the beginning of the sitting period when new people are present. Class begins at 8 p.m. Newcomers are welcome. Please see Introduction for more information.

Our next class, on Mar 2, will be a change of pace – there will not be a formal meditation session. Instead, we will be watching the film “Enlightenment Guaranteed”, starting just after 7 PM  This film is a comedy about the misadventures of two brothers who travel from Germany to a Zen monastery in Japan (in German with English subtitles).

In our class, we have just completed the topic Looking at Self and Selflessness. To review some of the material that we have covered, please see Module XVII: Looking at Self and Selflessness.

The next topic for our class will be the Heart Sutra. We will start this module on Mar 16.

Our Host

First Parish in Waltham, a Unitarian Universalist Welcoming Congregation invites you to visit their website and learn about their many events and activities.

Last updated: February 25, 2017