MEDITATION GARDENS

MEDITATION GARDENS

The Unity of Bon Air Meditation Gardens are a beloved destination for experiencing peace, beauty and tranquility. The gardens are open to the public from dawn until dusk daily, and cover more than 2 wonderfully wooded acres. Visitors will enjoy winding walking paths, an outdoor classroom, fish pond, gazebo, and numerous benches and swings for quiet conversation and contemplation.

 

GARDEN NEWS

Unity of Bon Air is in midst of an exciting new project – a LABYRINTH! Construction on the foundation is well underway, and paving stones are due to be delivered in October of 2021. Visitors can look forward to practicing walking meditation in this lovely setting very soon.

CLICK HERE to read a great article on Unity of Bon Air's Meditation Gardens from September of 2019 in Richmond Magazine.

 

WEDDINGS AND EVENTS

The Unity of Bon Air Meditation Gardens are the perfect venue for weddings and other outdoor special events. Recent activities have included graduation ceremonies, memorial services, and retirement celebrations.

Contact the Unity of Bon Air office at 804-320-5584 for information on rental rates and scheduling.

 

VOLUNTEERS

The Meditation Gardens and grounds at Unity of Bon Air are lovingly tended with dedication by volunteers. Contact ubagarden@gmail.com to volunteer.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Garden Team and volunteer opportunities to fit any schedule and ability level.

 

MEMORIALS

The Unity of Bon Air Meditation Gardens include numerous memorial plaques, benches, statues, trees and are the resting place for the ashes of many loved ones. One special feature is the Rainbow Bridge pet memorial area, a tranquil place to honor our treasured animal companions.

 

LOVE OFFERINGS

The Unity of Bon Air Meditation Gardens are supported by your kind donations. Look for donation boxes in the gardens when you visit, scan the QR codes to make your gift, or CLICK HERE to use the online giving portal on this website.

 

HISTORY

Work began on the Unity of Bon Air Meditation Gardens in 1997, and the gardens were dedicated on September 16th, 2000 in a ceremony led by Reverend Joyce Fisher Pierce.

CLICK HERE to read the text of the address from the dedication ceremony.

CLICK HERE to view a photos from the dedication ceremony in 2000 and the history of the gardens and grounds at Unity of Bon Air.