The public is invited to take part in an interfaith exercise of mindfulness led by musician and Buddhism scholar Dr. Robert Jonas on Saturday, Oct. 3, in Darien.

“Mindfulness in Three Dimensions: A Christian Buddhist Practice of the Trinity” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Parish Youth & Community Center, 1864 Post Road, Darien.

The cost is $25 a ticket and includes breakfast and lunch.

Jonas will discuss how Buddhist thought and practice can enhance understanding of the Christian faith, leading exercises including music, movement and meditation to explore the mystical side of spirituality, according to the announcement.

Jonas is an author, musician, retreat leader and founder of the Empty Bell, a contemplative sanctuary in Northampton, Mass. A Carmelite Christian, he has also received spiritual formation from Buddhist teachers.

Those interested can register at or at 203-655-1456.

For more information about Jonas, visit