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Mindfulness/Vipassana (Theravada) Tradition Tuesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 pm. Contact: Charlie Day, 255-8398,, Judy Allen, 277-2177, or Fred Nelson, 279-0949. Meets at Friends Meeting House, 4211 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA. Meditation: 7:30 pm & 8:30 pm; Talk: 8:10 pm. Sundays, 6:00 pm. Contact: Faith Winchester,, 515-292-5960. Meets at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1015 N. Hyland, Ames, IA Zen (Mahayana)Tradition Wednesdays, 6:00 pm; Sundays, 7:10 am & 8:00 am; Talk: 2nd Sunday, 9 am by Rev. Eido Espe; Contact: Vicky Goldsmith, 255-5282, or Rev. Eido Espe at Meets at Des Moines Zen Center, 822 35th St., Des Moines. Thursdays, 7:30 pm; Sundays, 9:00 am; Retreats every 3rd weekend at Ryumonji Zen Monastery, 2452 Ryumon Rd, Dorchester, IA. Abbot: Rev. Shoken Winecoff, (563) 546-1309,; Tibetan (Vajrayana) Tradition Sundays, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm. Contact: Tim Mullaney, (515) 233-3522, Meets at Memorial Union, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Call regarding room #. Visualization & chanting: 9:00 am; Meditation: 10:00 am; Book Study, 11:00 am. Pure Land Tradition Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Contact: Helen Chen, or Sheng Ran, Meets at Hong An Temple, 1419 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy, Des Moines, IA. Sunday, 9:00 am -12:00 pm. Contact: Sheng Ran, Meets at Collegiate United Methodist Church-Wesley Foundation Annex, Ames. IA. SGI-USA (Soka Gakkai) Tradition Contact: Deborah Guthrie, 314-4403, Call or email for meeting times and locations in Des Moines, IA. __________________________________________________________________

*All groups welcome beginning and experienced meditators of any tradition and offer instructions. Contact group for other activities. List is compiled by Charlie Day who can be contacted at, (515) 255-8398. r6-13