Author: Gabe Keller Flores

On the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8:00 pm, beginning June 13th, an in-person Buddhist/Jewish affinity group will meet in the community room at Common Ground Meditation Center. Anyone who locates themselves somewhere at the intersection of …

New Buddhist/Jewish Affinity Group Starting June 13th Read More »

Friday, May 10, 7:00-8:30pm, drop-in In-person and on Zoom. Find Zoom link on our public calendar. To bring kind awareness of the reality as it is, and to not be bound to it being a certain way, allows skillful action …

Guest Teacher Talk with nakawe cuebas berrios: How to cultivate “Embodied Equanimity” as a dear friend in our troubled times Read More »

In-person only. Sunday, April 28, 2-3pm. How do we live in and accept our ever-changing world with compassion an open heart, equanimity, peacefulness, and well-being. This book is for any of us that are seeking relief from tough times, such …

Book Reading with Ellen Hufschmidt: a Gentle Practice for Tough Times: Contemplations for Dying and Living Read More »

When Mark Nunberg is teaching, Please Reflect: If you have any respiratory or flu symptoms (coughing, sneezing, shortness of breath, runny nose, fever, or sore throat), no matter what you think the cause for these symptoms might be, we are …

Taking Care of our Immunocompromised Teacher(s) and Community Members Read More »

On behalf of the Common Ground Finance Committee and the Board of Directors, I am happy to report that Common Ground Meditation Center continues to benefit greatly from the generosity of the community. The overall financial goal of Common Ground …

Common Ground Meditation Center 2024 Annual Treasurer’s Report                                         Read More »

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Tuesday, April 16, 7:00-9:00 p.m. In person and on Zoom. Drop-in; no registration required. Followed by dhamma discussion (Q & A) In person at the city center and on Zoom (Zoom link will be posted on our calendar closer to …

Guest Teacher Talk with Bhikkhu Sambodhi: How Has the Idea of Gradual Training Gone Out the Window? Read More »

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Parents and caregivers of children and teens are invited to come as you are as we explore how our mindfulness practice, understanding of the Buddhist teachings, and cultivation of wisdom and compassion are challenged and deepened as parents/caregivers. This group …

New Mindful Parenting Group Starts April 7th! Read More »

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Common Ground has three Sutta Study Groups that meet on the first Saturday morning of each month to study the teachings of the Buddha and to strengthen relationships among committed practitioners and leaders. The groups are now accepting applications for …

Openings in Sutta Study Groups Read More »

Mark Nunberg will be leading a short work retreat next week and is looking for two others to join him and the few others who will already be at the retreat center. He’s looking for folks who have already been to the retreat center …

Work Retreat Jan 17-20 Read More »

Thanks to everyone who helped on last week’s Work Day. We got a lot done thanks to all of you. The tent is down and already at Prairie Farm. We have a new solar light in the parking lot. The …

Heartfelt Gratitude from Jeffrey Swainhart, longtime Building Committee leader Read More »

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