Category: Miscellaneous

Hello friends, We wanted to share this article published under the auspices of Buddhist Justice Reporter: Stop Woke: The War Against Awakening and Belonging by Ann Gleig. Wishing all the deepest peace.

Dear Common Ground Friends, I would like to begin by asking you to join me in wishing Shelly Graf, Common Ground’s other Guiding Teacher, an easeful and insightful retreat. Shelly will be entering a period of retreat practice for the …

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Hello friends, We wanted to share a three important pieces published by the Buddhist Justice Reporter, two written by Common Ground leaders and teachers: As It Is Now: Too Many Guns and Too Much Bypass by Zenzele Isoke Adapting the …

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Friends, Common Ground leader, Zenzele Isoke was recently featured in Lion’s Roar, a popular Buddhist journal. She has written a compassionate and courageous article and a direct application of practice in these complex times. Please take a moment to read, …

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The Mindfulness, Recovery, and the Twelve Steps: Hybrid meeting: in-person and via Zoom WHEN: Fridays 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Access the Zoom link on our calendar page Beginning Friday June 3 to Friday, July 29, the Mindfulness, Recovery, and …

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Mar 14, 2022 Common Ground Meditation Center COVID Policy  As of March 14, 2022, Common Ground has dropped its mask and vaccine requirements following the recommendations of the CDC, the MN Department of Health, and our two Doctor consultants, Steve …

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Hello Common Ground Friends, Here is an audio recording of the March 27, 2022 Community Conversation about lessening our COVID policy restrictions. If you have any questions, please contact Robin at robin@commongroundmeditation.org.        

Common Ground Meditation Center Board Treasurer Report/ Summary of 2021 Financials March 2022 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 …

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Hi Friends, Here are a few resources Mark mentioned in his talk for your reference: Study Resource for this week’s reflection Refuge: Natural Buddhism by Gil Fronsdal The Refuge of Sitting by Narayan Liebenson Suffusion of Divine Abidings (Four Quarters …

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Dear Common Ground Friends, I am guessing that we all experience both the juiciness and the suffering arising from our human tendency to relish in “gotcha” moments. I am pointing to our habits of attempting to make ourselves feel more …

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