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Mon, Aug 05

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Online via Zoom

Vegan Meditation

Holding space for the animals

Vegan Meditation
Vegan Meditation

Time & Location

Last available date

Aug 05, 2024, 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Online via Zoom

About the event

Please join ChicagoVeg online for a peaceful half-hour of vegan-oriented meditation and mindful sharing offered by meetup.com/mindfulvegans group based in California led by Dave Simon.

We’ll meditate together in silence for 15 minutes, then share brief thoughts on a topic related to compassion, mindfulness or veganism. Our aim through this practice is to cultivate greater internal peace and presence, and to bring greater mindfulness and compassion to our interactions with the external world and all its inhabitants.

Please note that while our route to mindfulness and compassion generally follows a vegan path, all are welcome – vegan, vegan-curious, and vegan-supportive.

Please note these important details:

  • As a security precaution, you must be signed in to a Zoom account to join the meeting. Zoom accounts are free at www.zoom.us (click signup) and you'll need to log in there BEFORE joining the meditation. If this is your first time, please register at that link in advance because doing so takes a few minutes.
  • Please use a computer or tablet, as some Zoom features don’t work on a phone, and phones in general don't work well for our Zoom Meetups.
  • Talking during the discussion is completely optional, but to help reduce trolling we ask that all participants keep their webcams on (and stay on webcam) during the entire session.
  • Meditation begins promptly on the hour, so please arrive on time. When you enter, you'll see a meditation timer counting down from 15 minutes – that's your cue to begin meditating silently (or listen to your own guided meditation). We don't provide meditation instruction, but the basics are easy to learn through various online resources such as those here and here.
  • While we officially end at the half-hour mark, depending on the number of people sharing, we may run later. If that happens, please feel free to stay or leave any time after the half-hour mark as you choose.
  • The Zoom link will be displayed on the Meetup event page after you RSVP. We'll also send the Zoom link and discussion topic in a reminder email the day of the event. If you'd like to receive this reminder email, please keep your Meetup notification settings turned on.

https://www.meetup.com/chicagoveg/events/301268071/

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