More Opportunities for Dharma Study and Meditation

There are other current opportunities for Vipassana and Dharma Study and Meditation in or around Port Townsend.

Below are some suggestions and additional links.


Bainbridge Island Vipassana Tradition Meditation

Meditation group meets on the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00 PM.For more information, please either contact the Bodhi Center of Bainbridge Island at
or email Jennifer Waldron at:


Port Townsend

Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship


The QUUF Adult Learning Program in Port Townsend offers Buddhist Meditation classes.

Daily Morning Meditation Practice meets from 8:00 – 8:45 AM, Monday through Saturday, in the QUUF Sanctuary. All are welcome! Facilitated by Rick Cote. For information, contact Rick at

Tuesday Afternoon Meditation meets from 3:00 – 4:00 PM in the Sanctuary. All are welcome. For information, contact Gail Bernhard at (360) 385 – 1105.

Friday Morning “Open Door Sangha” Meditation Group meets in the Sanctuary at QUUF from 9:15 – 10:45 am. We sit for 25 minutes in silent meditation, and then have a dharma talk. For more information, contact Jerien at


Vajrayana Group


Vajrayana Group

Meditation. Vajrayana is a form of Tibetan Buddhism. A local practice group meets Wednesdays at 11 am at Port Townsend’s Unity Spiritual Enrichment Center, 3918 San Juan Ave. Information is available from Terri at


Marrowstone Island


Marrowstone Island Meditation

Meditation in the spirit of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 5 to 6:30 PM.  Contact Radha Newsom for the location at   or call 206-475-1957


British Columbia

Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island in British Columbia is home for our adjunct dharma teacher, Heather Martin. The Salt Spring Island Vipassana Society holds regular Retreats at their beautiful retreat facilities on the island.

Visit for more information.



Seattle Insight Meditation Society

SIMS Meditation Groups and classes in the Seattle area. A Tuesday evening meditation is followed by a dharma talk by their Principal Dharma Leaders, or a guest teacher. Other sitting and special interest groups meet throughout the week.

See the SIMS calendar for schedule and locations.



Dhamma Kuñja

The Northwest Vipassana Centersouth of Olympia, is also known as Dhamma Kuñja (meaning Grove of Dhamma). The center was established in 1991 to offer training in Vipassana meditation in the tradition of S.N. Goenka. Programs include ten-day, three-day and one-day courses, as well as programs for children.

Visit for more information.


Northwest Dharma Association NWDA has a variety of programs and classes in the Seattle area. Their calendar has many interesting events, conducted throughout the Pacific Northwest region.

See the NWDA Calendar here.





Port Townsend Retreat Dharma Talks Online

Local Meditation Groups

Dharma on the Web




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