Sit-and-Share Meeting Options

 

Recovery Sitting Group : Meeting Format Options

Each meeting generally lasts 90 minutes (1.5 hours). The meeting format is decided by consensus amongst the group (Sangha) members.

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
Welcome & Preamble Welcome & Preamble Welcome & Preamble
Serenity Meditation Sit
(10 minutes)
Serenity Meditation Sit
(10 minutes)
Serenity Meditation Sit
(10 minutes)
Mindful Qigong Movement
(10 minutes)
Mindful Walking Meditation
(10-minutes)
Topic Contemplation
(5 minutes)
Topic Contemplation
(5 minutes)
Topic Contemplation
(10 minutes)
Sharing
(up to 45 minutes)
Sharing
(up to 45 minutes)
Sharing
(up to 45 minutes)
Final Sitting Meditation
(at least 15 minutes)
Final Sitting Meditation
(at least 15 minutes)
Final Sitting Meditation
(30 minutes)
Closing Dedication Closing Dedication Closing Dedication

‘Sit-and- Share’ Meditation Meeting Resources

What is a ‘Sit-and-Share’ Mediation Meeting?

Example ‘Sit-and-Share’ Leader Instructions

Additional Topics for ‘Sit-and-Share’ Meetings

Mindful Qigong Instruction Video

Mindful Qigong for ‘Sit-and-Share’ Recovery Meetings

Guidelines for Leading Mindful Qigong Exercises

Example ‘Virtual ‘Sit-and-Share’ Leader Instructions

How to Attend a ‘Virtual ‘Sit-and-Share’ Meeting

Suggested ‘Example Topics for Sit-and-Share’

Suggested ‘Refuge Recovery’ Guided Meditations

Suggested ‘Readings’ from the essays by Bhikkhu Bodhidhamma in particular – Encouragements Towards Awakening
(Encouragements Towards Awakening in PDF format 14MB)

Suggested ‘Code of Conduct’

A directory of international Buddhist Recovery Meetings can be found here..