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EVERYONE IS WELCOME!  All meetings listed here are free and open to the public and are appropriate for newcomers, beginners, as well as experienced meditators.  You are most welcome to come to any scheduled meeting.  If you would like to know more and/or confirm the meeting time, please get in touch with the Contact person associated with each Sangha.  A voluntary and completely optional offering of generosity (dana) is usually requested at the end of each gathering to offset rental and general expenses of the meeting.


Generations Sangha

An intergenerational, family-friendly community practicing mindfulness and interbeing in the Zen Buddhist tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Open to all ages.
Time: Second Saturday of each month, 10 AM-11:30 AM
Location: Providence Friends Meeting, 99 Morris Ave, Providence, RI 02906. Website:
Contact: Eric Loucks,, 401-369-0443


Radiant Bell Sangha

Time: Saturdays, 8:00-9:30/10:00 AM
Location: Bell Street Chapel, 5 Bell Street, Providence, RI 02909
Contact: Philip Smith,

Joyfully Together Sangha

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: First Unitarian Church of Providence, 1 Benevolent St, Providence, RI 02906, on the third floor of the Religious Education building behind the church
Contact: Eric Loucks,, 401-369-0443


Mind Tamers

Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: Saints Matthew and Mark Episcopal Church (Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church), 5 Chapel Road, Barrington, RI 02806
Contact:, George at 401-316-4047 or Lorraine at 401-486-3042


Clear Path Sangha

Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Avenue, East Greenwich, RI 02818
Contact: Wendy Warburton,


Peaceful Waters Sangha

Time: 2nd and 4th Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 12 Marlborough Street, Newport
Contact: Margaret Small and Ann Galkowski,


Clear Heart Sangha

Time: First four Sundays of each month, 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: Alternates weekly.
Contact: Clare Sartori,

For a list of sanghas in the Plum Village tradition beyond Rhode Island, please visit