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Weekly Announcements: September 22, 2016

Hi Everyone, Kyoko Katayama will be leading a 6-week course, Befriending Death, on Wednesday mornings, 10:30 – 12:30, starting September 28th.  There’s still plenty of space in the course; click register for more information and to sign up. This Friday at 7:00

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Antiracism Circle Being Offered this Fall near CG!

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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Dear friend and teacher Nicole Taras’ passing

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?

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

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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Want to volunteer leading meditation at Shakopee Women’s Correctional Facility?

We facilitate a meditation circle of up to 12 women every Saturday from 8:10 – 10:10 am. We also offer a half-day retreat once a quarter and a monthly meditation session on Sunday mornings, 9:00 – 10:00. Volunteers find this

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New Monday Night Study Group

The Buddha’s Words Spiritual friends gather with the aim to explore the basic concepts of Early Buddhism that are exemplified through teachings handed down for over 2500 years, and discover how the Pali Canon gives expression to the universal truths

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Lottery Open for Next Sessions of Youth Programs

Hi Common Ground Families,   Registration for the lottery is open from now until March 23 for the children (K-3) and preteen (4-7) programs at Common Ground. To enter the lottery, send an email to children@commongroundmeditation.org or preteen@commongroundmeditation.org. There is more

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Memorial for Carroll Miller, Saturday 3/19 at 4pm

I have attached below a photo of Carroll Miller, a long time Common Ground community member who passed on suddenly last week. We’ll be having his memorial service this Saturday at 4 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Let’s hold Carroll

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Supporting Youth Programs at CG

Dear friends, What is the value of the dhamma, this path of practice? When I reflect on its value in my life, there arises a profound sense of gratitude for the love and wisdom I’ve received through this practice and

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