Category: Announcements

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 »

The following is an invitation from Charlie Birge, a CG community member, to join him in his work with Braver Angels, a group he describes below. Charlie writes: Braver Angels workshops invite both sides of political conflicts to attempt to understand the …

Invitation to Braver Angels: Bridge-Building Across Political Difference Read More »

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Hi everyone, I’m passing along a request from a community member: My name is Amy and I foster Baymax, a 3 year old Great Pyrenees, for the Northstar Great Pyrenees Rescue of Minnesota.  Baymax has endured extreme abuse, neglect and …

Community Member Looking for Someone to Adopt a Special Dog Read More »

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Greetings community members, just passing along this notice from our friends at Clouds in Water Zen Center: Position Opening: Executive Director Clouds in Water Zen Center seeks an executive director at 30 hours per week to lead us into a …

Clouds in Water Zen Center Seeks Executive Director Read More »

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