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If people are interested in further exploring the connection between inner and outer transformation, Sharon Salzberg’s book “Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World” would be a good choice. She provides a great introduction to the book and the work of transformation through the “Real Change” podcasts, where she talks to activists, spiritual teachers,… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Meeting News

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

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If you don’t have either of the books recommended above, here are a couple of good sources on equanimity available online.Shaila Catherine has a good description of equanimity and some suggestions on how to practice it that you can find here: Equanimity: Our Greatest Friend The following article on equanimity by Gary Gach was written… Continue reading Updated Resources For Meditation And Support

Updated Resources For Meditation And Support

Here you will find additional resources to explore compassion and kindness, the topic of our Engaged Spiritual Practice series:Sharon Salzberg talked with Krista Tippett last year about a range of topics related to compassion and kindness. She speaks with Tippett about how to care for the world while also learning kindness towards ourselves. You can… Continue reading Updated Resources For Meditation And Support

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times

The following resources may be helpful in responding to personal loss and grief as well as the loss and grief associated with social and environmental grief. This article, Grief and Love: a Buddhist Understanding of Loss , touches on the meaning of personal loss and grief and provides some suggestions for responding to it, including… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times

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This article by Pema Chodron explores the practice of patience as a way to respond to anger. You can find that article here: The Answer to Anger & Agrression is Patience Thanissara, a social activist and Buddhist teacher, suggests that we embrace the power of anger to motivate us in the face of threats to… Continue reading Updated Resources

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Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times:An interview of Bhikkhu Analayo provides a good introduction to his ideas on the early Buddhist teachings on non-attachment to views. Like Donald Rothberg, Analayo points out that we don’t need to give up our views, but that we don’t need to be so dogmatic about defending them. You… Continue reading Updated Resources

Resources: Meditation in Challenging Times

Equanimity is thought to be the ground from which wisdom arises. It is well worth a little investigation! Here is an article by Gil Fronsdal entitled Equanimity in which he explains the meaning of equanimity and describes seven qualities of mind that support its development. The following article, Cultivating Equanimity, is from Narayan Liebenson. She… Continue reading Resources: Meditation in Challenging Times

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Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times:Lovingkindness practice is something that can deeply support us when we are experiencing difficult mind states or situations. It also benefits others as it changes the way we respond to them. In addition to the books by Gail Stark and Sylvia Boorstein mentioned above, here are some… Continue reading Updated resources: