Approaching the journey of becoming through
mindfulness, adult development, & the wisdom traditions.

 

 

Through contemplative practice and informed by the latest research in adult development,
Lower Lights collectively creates a vibrant, awake space where individuals are emboldened to become
what they are meant to become.

 
 

Why did you create lower lights?

WHAT DO YOU DO AT LOWER LIGHTS?


Upcoming Events & Offerings

 

GOSPEL MEETS DHARMA: 8-week MEDITATION Course

Sept. 10th - Nov. 5th, 2018

Exploring Awakening in Buddhism and Christianity. In this new course offered by Lower Lights, we will use the Gospel of Thomas as a foundational resource. The Gospel of Thomas is a powerful, luminous text only recently discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt in 1945. Since then, these “hidden sayings” have slowly started to reshape the world’s understanding of Christianity’s original intent.

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1-DAY MEDITATION RETREAT (MIDWAY, UT)

Sept. 15th, 2018

Join us at the historic Wirthlin cabin Saturday, September 15th in the beautiful mountains of Midway, Utah for a day of meditation and celebration of life.

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7-day Mindfulness Retreat in McCall, Idaho

Sept. 30th - Oct. 7th, 2018

Join us in gorgeous McCall, Idaho on lakefront property for a deep dive into individual and collective mindfulness practice. This retreat is suitable for both beginners and advanced practitioners.

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MINDFULNESS ESSENTIALS ONLINE COURSE

Mindfulness Essentials provides a solid foundation for anyone looking to reap the profound benefits of a mindfulness practice in their daily life. Broken into eight modules with six in-depth guided meditations, this course will lend momentum to your practice whether you are just beginning or have been practicing for many years.  

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MONTHLY SANGHA GATHERINGS

Lower Lights Sangha (Sanskrit for community) gathers once a month in Salt Lake City. Each month, Thomas hosts the larger community in practices that engage meditative awareness, mindfulness in relationship, and conceptual understanding from the world’s wisdom traditions–touching into the timeless elements of Truth, Beauty, and Goodness. After the formal program, people stick around, dance, schmooze, and have a snack generously provided by our members.

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Lower Lights is a participant of the Harvard Divinity School’s December Gathering, part of an ongoing research project and action network that identifies religious innovators seeking to revitalize their faith traditions and community leaders seeking to build communities of meaning and belonging.


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