Open Way Sanghas

Our sanghas are rooted in the mindfulness tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh and consist of Open Way & Be Here Now in Missoula, Flowing Mountains in Helena, Open Sky in Kalispell, and the TNH Group in Bozeman.


Mindfulness Center

The Open Way Mindfulness Center in Missoula, MT is home to Open Way & Be Here Now Sanghas and also hosts many other community classes and events, see our calendar for more info.

               Open Way Mindfulness Center - 702 Brooks Missoula, Montana - 406-549-9005 


                         Interested in renting the Open Way Mindfulness Center? Please email us!

Video Link to Greg's Lamp Transmission Ceremony

Hello dear friends,

If you'd like to watch the video of Greg Grallo's ordination ceremony at Plum Village, which took place in June 2018,

please visit this link:



White Awareness Study Group


White Awareness Study Group and Listening Circle Fall 2018 (Missoula)

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7 Oct 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
14 Oct 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
21 Oct 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
28 Oct 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
4 Nov 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
11 Nov 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
18 Nov 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
2 Dec 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
9 Dec 2018 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Mindful Community Conversations


Open Way Mindfulness Center Presents

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6 Aug 2018 - 10:45am

Fall Retreat Registration


Registration for the 2018 Fall Open Way Retreat:

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative Partnership

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative (MIC): 
Open Way/Be Here Now Partnership Info

2018 Montana Open Way Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Ready for reading & enjoying: Open Way's 2018 edition of News & Views: On the Path Our current editon is filled with personal reflections, photographs, poems, and remembrances of members who are no longer with us.

Our 2008 - 2017 editions are also available below. Read more »

Weekly programs

Open Way Sangha

Tuesdays 7:00 – 9:00pm

From 6:30pm until meditation starts at 7:00pm, tea and conversation are available in the library/kitchen area.  You may bring your own sitting cushion or bench to meditation or use one of the many cushions or chairs available at the Center.  Program starts with two 20 minute sitting periods with walking meditation inbetween.  The second hour is devoted to either tea ceremony, mindfulness trainings, dharma discussion, a talk, or sutra service - see calendar for schedule.  Free and open to all.   

Be Here Now Sangha

Mondays 7:30pm – 8:45pm

An open, relaxed format meditation group beginning with 20 minutes of sitting meditation followed by walking meditation, a group reading, sharing circle, and closing with a gratitude and healing circle.  Free and open to all - a great group for beginner and experienced practitioners alike! 

See the complete calendar

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Practice Talk on the Discourse on the Teachings to be Given to the Sick by Greg Grallo

37:03 minutes (33.92 MB)
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Tue, 08/07/2018 (All day)

A continuation of Open Way Missoula's sutra study series. Greg Grallo explores the Discourse on the Teachings to be Given to the Sick.

2018 Spring Retreat Confirmation Letter



If you're registered for the Spring Family Retreat from April 26-29th, 2018 and you are in need of the information pertaining to matters concerning:

What To Bring, Directions, Cancellation Policy, Lodging, Sample Schedule, and more!

Please see the attached PDF :)

Missoula Meditation Groups Info

Updated January 2017

Be Here Now
In the Zen Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Order of Interbeing
Meets every Monday night, 7:30-8:45pm
at the Open Way Mindfulness Center, 702 Brooks

Format: 20 minutes of sitting meditation followed by walking meditation, a reading, sharing time and ending with a circle for gratitude & healing.
Open to everyone, no experience necessary Free, donations appreciated
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