Welcome to SnowFlower Sangha

Welcome to SnowFlower Sangha

Practicing Mindfulness and Meditation in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Welcome to SnowFlower Sangha

Practicing Mindfulness and Meditation in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

We seek to offer a safe, welcoming, and participatory sangha where people of diverse identities can feel at home and in community

Sitting Meditation at Annual Fall Retreat
© Doreen Kunert, Used By Permission

Welcome To SnowFlower Sangha!

SnowFlower Sangha is a community of practitioners who come together to support one another in the practice of mindfulness in the spirit of Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village.

We are pleased you found us and look forward to seeing you at one of our weekly gatherings. SnowFlower is fortunate to host four gatherings weekly: Tuesday and Friday evenings from 7:00-8:30 pm at the Friends Meeting House at 1704 Roberts Court, Madison and in people’s homes on Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00 pm and Sundays from 10:00-11:30 am.

Our sangha welcomes newcomers of all identities to all of our gatherings. We hope you will find a safe and welcoming home for your practice at SnowFlower. Please visit our Newcomer Resources to learn more about us, details on our gatherings, guidance on how to meditate as well as other relevant information. For questions or to share information with our sangha, please email all inquiries or other information to questions@snowflower.org

Upcoming Events


Annual Fall Retreat – October 12-14, 2018

What Zen? Suggestions from the Buddha, Thay and the Zen Tradition on Living Mindfully in Chaotic Times

Please save the date and plan on joining us for our annual SnowFlower fall retreat at Bethel Horizons (Dodgeville, WI). More details to come.

Plum Village Records – Mindfulness and Music

If you've ever been to a Thich Nhat Hanh monastery, or practice center, or have attended a SnowFlower retreat or Day of Mindfulness, you've undoubtedly experienced the practice of mindful singing. The dharma shines in the songs and they can be a wonderful and joyful...

Community Tea Time – Tuesdays @ 6pm

Have you ever just wanted to get to know some of your fellow SnowFlowers better? Or just meet some new people on similar paths? Or wanted to informally discuss the dharma with friends on the path? Or be a bit social outside of sitting? Well, we're excited to announce...

Two Hours of Your Time? No More New Prisons in WI

As many of you know, SnowFlower was a founding member of MOSES, an interfaith organization in Madison committed to changing public policy that produces mass incarceration in Wisconsin. MOSES needs 5-10 SnowFlowers to join us on Tuesday, March 13 at the Capitol because...

Loving Response to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Dearest Sangha, As many of you have most likely heard, there is a humanitarian and refugee crisis for the Rohingya people of Myanmar. As many of you also know, our Plum Village tradition of Zen Buddhism is one of Engagement. To this end, the North American Plum...