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 For Meditation And Support

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

Quote For The Week

Donald Rothberg

“The term upekkha [usually translated as equanimity] literally means ‘balance.’ Equanimity can be understood as evenmindedness, the ability to be present as fully as possible with all experiences – whether we are focused primarily on our internal world or on the external world – with an open heart and clear seeing, without reactivity.”  ~ Donald Rothberg, The Engaged… Continue reading Quote For The Week

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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