events & classes

Schedule of Dhamma teaching

No matter where you are, you are welcome to join Paul for online Zoom meditation classes with South Shore Meditation Center, including a weekly Wednesday evening meditation group. This is an opportunity to participate in group sangha from your home, no matter where you live.

Dhamma Meditation Classes

Dates: Please check
Location: In person or Zoom

All levels welcome. A genuine meditation practice with others, offered online &/or at South Shore Insight Meditation Center’s cosy location in Plymouth, MA. Sitting, walking, moving and a period of cultivating wisdom through Q&A. For all current classes and workshops on Buddhism and the Dhamma (in the Pali language), or Dharma (Sanskrit), it is best to sign up for SSIMC's email list from the home page.

Tuesdays: Wicked Mindful: Meditations on Radio

Date: Tuesday nights @ 12pm to 2am or any time
Location: WZBC 90.3 FM Newton

Listen live Tuesday nights (midnight to 2am), or any time for the recorded live shows. Arch experimental freeform broadcast collage: kaleidoscopic recorded musics, accented voicings, live-dead-air guided meditations, pinches of archival ZBC cassette air checks, sonic craquelure, sweet field recordings, podcastings, locked grooves, and burnt jazz. Know Commercial Potential.

Meditation Podcast

Date: Always Available
Location: Online at The Mindfuling Podcast

Give a listen to the Mindfuling Podcast, where you can get meditation and related information right now. Podcast >

Sci-fi Buddha Podcast

Date: Always Available
Location: Look for SciFi Buddha on any podcast app

A somewhat silly 10-seconds-per-episode waxing on Star Wars ’77, a.k.a. A New Hope, and related pop culture intersections. Paul with co-host Frederick.


Mindful Movement & Meditation (monthly) - CURRENTLY ON HOLD
South Shore Insight Meditation Center (, 385 Court St. #304, Plymouth, MA 02360

Deliberate and slow movements in support of meditation and insight of our entire being. Is that few minutes of meditation at the end of your asana class evaporating once you open the door? Practice meditation for a more appropriate time. The “yoga script” is flipped: mediation is most of the practice. Time for Q&A. All welcome. Mats and chairs provided but feel free to use your own. Registration required.

Wednesdays: Open Office Hours (monthly) - CURRENTLY ON HOLD
South Shore Insight Meditation Center (, 385 Court St. #304, Plymouth, MA 02360

Drop in and meet with Paul. No appointment needed. Have a question about the Center, Insight meditation, Buddhism, the Dharma, starting out, classes, or how meditating with a group can help your solo meditation practice? Or maybe you would like to learn about the Mindfuling book or podcast? This is your chance!

Sunday Salon Series
Duxbury Free Library, Merry Room, 77 Alden St, Duxbury, MA 02332

Mindfulness is rapidly becoming a buzzword the world is intrigued by and interested in understanding. Come learn what mindfulness is from Paul Cheevers, an experienced mediation teacher, as he talks about his new book Mindfuling...DIY. Paul is co-founder of South Shore Insight Meditation Center located in Hanover, MA, and has taught meditation and practiced various form of meditation for decades. Registration required. To register, go to the Library’s calendar page, select the event with Author Paul Cheevers on Dec 1 and click the hand icon. Free event. Signed books available for purchase.

Open Studios
Sandpaper Factory, 83 East Water St, Rockland, MA

The 4th Floor Artists group opens their working studios in two buildings, featuring over 100 artists. Works on display include paintings, sculpture, mixed media, printmaking, photography, jewelry, fiber art, woodworking, soap making, pottery and so much more. Enjoy live music, art demonstrations, kids art tables, refreshments, free parking, free admittance, shopping small makers, and lots of fun. Stop by Paul’s studio and say hello.

Weekend Retreat: Infinite Nature
South Shore Insight Meditation Center (

Infinite Nature, a non-residential weekend retreat exploring the internal and external understanding of nature, is open to individuals with retreat experience. This is a unique opportunity for participants with a serious interest and familiarity in practicing Insight meditation within the framework of the Eightfold Path to practice alongside the group enrolled in our long-term Mindfulness and Profession (MAP) program. Continuing practice at home, outside of the formal retreat time, is integral to this retreat.

Workshop: Meditation Practices from the World’s Spiritual Traditions
Cole Memorial Chapel at Wheaton College, Norton, MA

An interspiritual workshop on the meditation practices of five spiritual traditions. Buddhist, Sufi, Hindu, Christian, and Jewish teachers will introduce and lead a meditation practice, then allow time for inquiry. All are welcome. Teachers: Dr. Mark Russo (Judaism), Paul Cheevers (Buddhism), David Agdern (Hinduism), Naima Brown (Sufism), Darrell Blackwell (Christianity). Free. Parking: Park in Lot 2 / Elm Street, across from campus. Use the crosswalk on Route 123. The Chapel is close by.

Book Signing
South Shore Insight Meditation Center, Hanover, MA

Author talk, meditation, and book signing for Mindfuling...DIY: Dhamma It Yourself with p.m. cheevers.

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