Year: 2013

Stories of Generosity – Katharine Malaga

Stories of Generosity from the Common Ground Community:  This month’s profile-  Katharine Malaga.   Over the next many months, we will be profiling community members about their volunteer experience.  Be  on the look-out for one profile every month, describing the

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Sutta Study Reflection Theme 1-4-14

The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana By Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro Chapter Eight, Unsupported and Unsupportive Consciousness; First half of the chapter – pages 131 – 142 Sections to be read out loud: 8.2, 8.3,

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Sutta Study Reflection Theme 12-7-13

The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana By Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro Chapter Seven, Attending to the Deathless pages 123 – 130 Sections to be read out loud: 7.1, 7.3, 7.5, 7.10, 7.11 Discussion Theme: Venerable Sariputta offers

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Sharon Salzberg on Metta: The Song of the Heart

A reflection from Nora “Metta is the song of the heart,” Sharon Salzberg said sometime during the workshop she offered in St. Paul October 5th & 6th at the UM-Twin Cities St Paul Student Center. The two-day event was jam-packed

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Sutta Study Reflection Theme 11-2-13

The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana By Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro Chapter Six, “Atammayata: ‘Not Made of That’”; pages 110 – 122 Sections to be read out loud: 6.2, 6.8, 6.9 Discussion Theme: This chapter concerns

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Sutta Study Reflection Theme 10-5-13

The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana By Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro Chapter Five, “To Be Or Not To Be” – Is That the Question?; pages 94 – 109 Sections to be read out loud: 5.17 Ud

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Sutta Study Reflection Theme 9-5-13

The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana By Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro Chapter Five, “To Be Or Not To Be” – Is That the Question?; Ist half of chapter, pages 85 – 93 Sections to be read

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Sutta Study Reflection Theme 8-3-13

The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana By Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro Chapter Four, All That is Conditioned; pages 66 – 84 Sections to be read out loud: S 22.81 and M 140.20-22; pages 72-75 Discussion Theme:

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Sutta Study Reflection Theme 7-6-13

The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana By Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro Chapter Three, This and That, and Other Things; pages 55 – 65 Sections to be read out loud: S 12.20 page 59 Ud 1.10 pages

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Amma Thanasanti this weekend

Join us for a special weekend of programs with Amma Thanasanti.  (Amma) Thanasanti Bhikkhuni first encountered the Dhamma in 1979,  and in 1989, she joined the nun’s community in the Ajahn Chah Forest Tradition and lived there for 20 years.

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