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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 »

Dear Common Ground Friends, This morning I spent some quiet moments reading and being nourished by the in particular from a book called Gone Forth, Going Beyond, which is a collection of dharma reflections by Ayy? Medh?nand?. Ayy? Medh?nand? is a …

Weekly Email 5-2-24 Read More »

Dear Common Ground Friends, Is it possible for us to be fully engaged in our ordinary world of routines, responsibilities, and relationships and at the same time be free from attachment and identification? This seems like an impossible task. The …

Weekly Email 4-26-24 Read More »

Dear Common Ground Friends, We assume that we are sincerely interested in reality, that our heart is sensing in a deep and clear way the way things are. But truthfully we are mostly entangled with and deluded by our mental …

Weekly Email 4-18-24 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 »

Dear Common Ground Friends, We can be hard on ourselves can’t we? We can also learn to trust and appreciate learning. Every effort that we make to cultivate a skillful relationship to experience matters. What is also true is that skillful …

Weekly Email 4-12-24 Read More »

Dear Common Ground Friends, We have all heard spiritual cliches about starting over, for example, “Today is the first day of the rest of my life.” Although useful in some regard, we can often misuse self-improvement ideas by turning them …

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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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