Common Ground Meditation Center http://commongroundmeditation.org Practicing together in the footsteps of the Buddha Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:42:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Weekly Announcements: September 28, 2016 http://commongroundmeditation.org/announcement/weekly-announcements-september-28-2016/ http://commongroundmeditation.org/announcement/weekly-announcements-september-28-2016/#respond Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:42:43 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=13063 Hi Everyone, Kaia Svien and Ethan Huss will again be gathering a group at Common Ground to go through a 9 week EcoSattva Training, a Buddhist response to climate disruption developed by One Earth Sangha. Let us know if you

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Mindfulness of Breathing Instructions http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/mindfulness-breathing-instructions/ http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/mindfulness-breathing-instructions/#respond Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:25:55 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=13030 Hi everyone,   Mark’s talking about the Buddha’s instructions on Mindfulness of Breathing this week and for the next few weeks. Check out the Buddha’s original teaching and notes from different teachers on these teachings here.   Love,   Gabe

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Antiracism Circle Being Offered this Fall near CG! http://commongroundmeditation.org/announcement/antiracism-circle-offered-fall-near-cg/ Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:39:22 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12952 This fall, starting October 1 there will be an Antiracism Study and Dialogue Circle (ASDIC) offered a few blocks from Common Ground, at Faith Mennonite Church (2720 E 22nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406). We highly encourage everyone, especially teachers and

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Community Member and Festival Performer Ellis’ Reflections on Racism and Awareness http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/community-member-festival-performer-ellis-reflections-racism-awareness/ Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:59:29 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12903 Hi friends! Our dear community member and festival performer Ellis recently posted some reflections on racism and awareness that we thought we’d share with you!

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Dear friend and teacher Nicole Taras’ passing http://commongroundmeditation.org/announcement/dear-friend-teacher-nicole-taras-passing/ Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:31:19 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12879 August 3, 2016 To Our Beloved Common Ground Community, Yesterday, our dear friend, teacher and leader Nicole Taras passed away after a long and difficult struggle with respiratory illness. Several of us met with Nicole on Sunday afternoon two days before her

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Want to be in a film about mindfulness and work? http://commongroundmeditation.org/announcement/want-film-mindfulness-work/ Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:33:17 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12828 Rikshaw Films will be filming an educational video at Common Ground about Mindfulness and Well-being and they’re looking for five professionals to share their stories. More information below. CASTING NOTICE – Rikshaw Films

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New Weekly Practice Group Book: Ajahn Sucitto’s Meditation: A Way of Awakening http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/new-weekly-practice-group-book-ajahn-sucittos-meditation-way-awakening/ Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:29:02 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12823 Hi everyone, Mark Nunberg is now using Ajahn Sucitto’s book Meditation: A Way of Awakening, for the Weekly Practice Groups. You can download a copy of the book here.

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An Experience with A Twist of View http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/experience-twist-view/ http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/experience-twist-view/#comments Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:53:40 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12811 By Rebecca Fahey Oh what joy to have the rug pulled out from under me!  It looks like the rug, “my” rug, was the magic carpet constructed by a child’s need.  I’m learning to appreciate and celebrate the child’s ability

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Some resources on trans*competence http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/some-resources-on-transcompetence/ Wed, 11 May 2016 16:33:38 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12748 Hi everyone, I’d like to share with you some resources on trans*competence as a way to encourage us all to continue to develop our capacity to be inclusive and welcoming at the center. Let me know if you have any

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Two Dharma Poems http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/two-dharma-poems/ http://commongroundmeditation.org/reflection/two-dharma-poems/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:58:24 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12577 These two poems were read on Sunday night. Thanks to Rick and Megan for sharing!   Untitled Poem by Rick Carlson Open the heart. There is treasure buried here: Love beyond belief! Earth and sky are one – just like

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