Meditation Guidance Group


Each month, the Spiritual Naturalist Society hosts an online video session to offer instruction in various forms of secular meditation. In these sessions, participants can participate in a meditation, ask questions, share their experiences or challenges, and discuss understanding of the form, nature, and function of meditation.

You can choose whether to show in video or just listen/talk, and can even join by phone (please use headphones if you have them, to avoid feedback thanks).

The meditation generally takes place on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm Eastern / 6:00pm Central. Early in the month, an email will be sent out listing the date and containing a link to our Zoom session.

To be a part of this group, first make sure you have signed up as a member of SNS. Then you will get an invite to join the SNS Members Email List. That is where you will receive reminders and the invite link to join the session. It’s also where you will be able to converse with other members in the group.

Our discussions are always in a very tolerant, compassionate, open, and listening kind of sharing, practice of Mindful Discourse


About the Instructor

Rick Heller is author of Secular Meditation: 32 Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy – A Guide from the Humanist Community at Harvard. Rick has led meditations at the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard & MIT since 2009. His writing has appeared in Areo, Buddhadharma, Free Inquiry, UUWorld, Tikkun, the Boston Globe, and more. He received a master’s degree in journalism from Boston University. He also holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from MIT.

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