Mindfulness Community of Puget Sound


The Mindfulness Community of Puget Sound supports the Plum Village practice and tradition of mindfulness and Buddhist meditation, as exemplified by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh and his lineage of many other Buddhist teachers.

We share and co-own Dharma Gate, our Seattle practice center, with Three Treasures Sangha, which practices in the Zen tradition of Robert Aitken Roshi.

MCPS practice opportunities are open to anyone with a sincere interest in mindfulness meditation practice and our tradition. If you are unfamiliar with Buddhist meditation, we encourage you to attend an Orientation in conjunction with your first visit. Off-schedule Orientation can often be arranged by calling DJ Lower at 206-329-5908.

All events are in English with limited chanting in Pali. Our retreats offer special children’s programs and we have a Family Sangha that meets on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 9:30 AM for a half day of mindfulness. The Seattle Practice Center is wheel chair accessible from the back parking area.

Practice Schedule

All of our practice opportunities are currently being offered via Zoom.

Visit our website for our most current practice schedule. 

Monday Evenings: 6:30 to 8:30PM, two periods of sitting each followed by a period of walking meditation for one hour,  followed by a program led by various sangha members.

Newcomer Orientation: 2nd Monday at 5:30PM Contact: DJ Lower at 206-329-5908.

Thursday morning: 6:30 to 8:30AM. Sitting and walking meditation (in our garden) followed by sangha building over breakfast.

People of Color Group: 6:00 to 8:00PM on 1st and 3rd Sunday, for sitting and walking meditation and Dharma Sharing.  Contact: Genevieve at genevieve.sospt@gmail.com.

Family Sangha: Usually 3rd Sunday of each month at 9:30 to 10:30 am, please check our family sangha page for updates. 

Days of Mindfulness: Days vary, check our upcoming events online.

Annual Retreat: Every April we host a residential retreat in Indianola, WA. Check our website or email mcpsretreatinfo@gmail.com for more information.

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Thich Nhat Hanh








1910 24th Avenue South Seattle Washington 98144 United States.