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The retreat with Dori Langevin is approaching and there is still time to register. She will present an online talk and meditation on equanimity on Friday, August 20 from 7:30-9:00. The online retreat will be the next day, Saturday, August 21, 2021. Please go to the Events Calendar for more details. We have three online… Continue reading Meeting News

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

Quote for the week

Donald Rothberg

“Working with our suffering grants us three great gifts: The gift of compassion, the gift of understanding, and the gift of safety, of not passing on our pain to ourselves and to others. These gifts are central to our skillful action in the world.” – Donald Rothberg, The Engaged Spiritual Life

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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

Quote for the week

Joanna Macy

Feeling the pain of the world is not a weakness. This is God-given or, put another way, an aspect of our Buddha nature. This openness of heart that characterizes the caring individual is a function of maturity. Don’t ever apologize for the tears you shed on behalf of other beings. This is, in its essence,… Continue reading Quote for the week

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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

Updated Resources

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

Meeting News

We have three online meditations a week, on Wednesday morning, Thursday evening, and Saturday morning. The Zoom links for the meetings can be found at the Events Calendar. You’re welcome to join us online for any of the 3 meetings each week. In addition to our regular online meetings, we are now meeting for in-person… Continue reading Meeting News