Knoxville Community of Mindfulness

Knoxville Community of Mindfulness

We are a gathering of spiritual friends supporting each other in the process of healing and awakening. Some of us are new to the practice of meditation; others have decades of experience. We are grounded in the practices of mindfulness, insight, loving-kindness, and compassionRead more below.

A Program for a Year of Practice

Beginning in January 2021 John Blackburn is offering a year-long program, From Mindfulness to Wisdom: Essential Meditation Practices from the Buddhist Tradition.  These eight courses are taught in a developmental sequence, in which the practices learned in each class build upon prior classes.  This program is designed to help organize and focus our meditative development. The emphasis will always be on practices, things we can actually do to make these wisdom teachings come alive in our own experience. The objective is not to become a Buddhist or an expert on Buddhism but to become a human being capable of living an awakened life. For More Information

      Upcoming Classes

Lojong: Tibetan Mind Training
​Sundays, 4:00-5:30 pm
September 12-October 10
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Beginning Mindfulness Meditation
​Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 pm
September 15-October 6
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For the 2021 Class Schedule CLICK HERE
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In addition to classes, John offers private meditation instruction.  Email John at:

Sangha Potluck Picnic

Thursday September 30 at 6:30

West Hills Park

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