Passing along information about an upcoming online retreat with one of Common Ground’s longtime teachers, Santikaro. Insight Chicago is putting it on, June 1st– June 6th. More info here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/re-emergence-with-buddha-dhamma-tickets-142144948367

Prairie Farm Work Retreat Mon, May 31st – Sat, Jun 5th 5-6 hours of work a day 3 meditation sits a day We are looking for up to 7 volunteers to help out with a Prairie Farm work period. Here …

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Hi Everyone, What does a peaceful heart look like, feel like in a world where there is so much suffering, injustice, and uncertainty? It can seem that ease of heart is unavailable and even inappropriate until we are done fixing …

Weekly Email 4-26-2021 Read More »

Hi Common Ground friends, Today we will feel a lot of things, not unlike most days, but perhaps as we await the jury’s verdict, we will be acutely aware of the vast terrain of the heart, today. The sensitivity of the heart …

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Greetings Common Ground friends, One of our community members, Meredith Sommers, recently researched her family history and how it relates to our country’s history of slavery. We hope you find her explorations interesting and inspiring. Another resource on this topic …

A Pandemic Project: Discovering Family by Meredith Sommers Read More »

Thanks to Zenzele Isoke & Arleta Little for organizing this Cross-Sangha, Multiracial, BIPOC Led Community Action! Zenzele and Arleta are leaders at Common Ground as well as organizers with BIPOC Sanghas for Direct Action. Photo by Elena Favela Photos by …

Photos from Friday’s Protest Sit Outside the Hennepin Gov’t Ctr / Next Protest Sit TONIGHT TUESDAY 4/20 Read More »

May We Gather: A National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors (www.maywegather.org) is the first national Buddhist memorial service in response to anti-Asian violence. The ceremony will be livestreamed from Higashi Honganji Temple in Los Angeles, which was vandalized …

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Greetings Everyone, There are ongoing relief efforts happening in Brooklyn Center and it sounds like they are in need of volunteers especially this afternoon/tomorrow. Click on this link to sign up if you are interested and able. https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0c4aa9a722abfec07-blue Warmly, Shelly

Passing on a message from two community leaders: Dear Friends, We hope this message finds each of you safe and as well as you can be during these troubling times. We write to invite you to attend a BIPoC led …

Protest Sit Tonight (4/16) @ Hennepin County Govt Center Read More »

Prairie Farm Work Retreat Wed, May 26th – Sun, May 30th 5-6 hours of work a day 3 meditation sits a day We are looking for up to 7 volunteers to help out with a Prairie Farm work period. Here …

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