Meeting News 6/27/22

We currently hold three online meditations a week, on Wednesday morning, Thursday evening, and Saturday morning. The Zoom links for those meetings can be found on the Events Calendar and you will also find more detailed information below. You’re welcome to join us online for any of the 3 meetings each week. In addition to… Continue reading Meeting News 6/27/22

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Andrew Olendzki provides a brief description of samadhi in this article from Tricycle:  The Meaning of Samadhi Ajahn Sucitto describes the connection between joy and samadhi in an article in which he makes clear that “through this process of bringing happiness into body and mind, the mind is naturally concentrated. That is samādhi.” So, concentration is fostered… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Quote for the Week

“I think of ‘enjoyment’ as ‘receiving joy’; and samādhi as the art of refined enjoyment. It is the careful collecting of oneself to the joy of the present moment. Joyfulness means there’s no fear, no tension, no ought to. There isn’t anything we have to do about it. So there is stillness. It’s just this.”  Ajahn Sucitto,… Continue reading Quote for the Week

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Insight Meditation Retreat with Dori Langevin 7/23/22

Registration is now open for an Insight Meditation retreat with Dori Langevin on July 23, 2022. The topic for the retreat is “Seeing the Goodness ~ Gladdening the Heart-Mind.” This online retreat will consist of a mix of stationary meditation and movement meditation with instruction and a Dharma talk and will be suitable for beginners… Continue reading Insight Meditation Retreat with Dori Langevin 7/23/22

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Meeting News 6/13/22

We have three online meditations a week, on Wednesday morning, Thursday evening, and Saturday morning. The specific times and Zoom links for those meetings can be found on the Events Calendar and you will also find more detailed information below. You’re welcome to join us online for any of the 3 meetings each week. In… Continue reading Meeting News 6/13/22

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Kevin Griffin has a good description of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, and the way that he was able to use those mindfulness practices to work with difficult emotions. You can find that article here:  There Are No Words in My Body. If you’d like to listen to more detailed descriptions of the four foundations of mindfulness… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Quote for the Week

“The starting point for most meditators is also the most reliable point of return at any stage of development, for formal and informal, personal and interpersonal practice: the body. Its immediateness, its tangible felt quality, makes it a workable starting point for setting up awareness.” Gregory Kramer, “A Whole-Life Path”

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Meeting News 5/30/22

We have three online meditations a week, on Wednesday morning, Thursday evening, and Saturday morning. The Zoom links for those meetings can be found on the Events Calendar and you will also find more detailed information below. You’re welcome to join us online for any of the 3 meetings each week. In addition to our… Continue reading Meeting News 5/30/22

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Gil Fronsdal provides an overview of the role that mindfulness meditation plays in learning to free the mind from stress and suffering in this article:  Mindfulness Meditation as a Buddhist Practice. In the midst of violence and uncertainty, we can wonder what role meditation can play in finding peace in our own hearts, and helping bring… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support