Category: Announcements

Monday, December 21st, 6:00-6:45pm Zoom link here. Please join us as we come together virtually on December 21st, the Winter Solstice, to offer our practice in support of the larger community effort to oppose the Line 3 oil pipeline. Our participation …

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Hi everyone, In her talk yesterday, Wynn Fricke mentioned this monologue of Dave Chappelle’s from Saturday Night Live and recommended it.

Hi friends, passing this along in case it’s of interest to anyone. It’s from a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY). They want to better understand how meditation and other …

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Dear community, As predicted by many, we moved through Wednesday facing significant uncertainty about the election outcome.  Even today, many mail-in ballots are left to be counted, including in states with very tight races.  We hope to have some sense …

Invitation from Inter-Sangha Non-violent Direct Action Group Read More »

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Common Ground Seventh Annual Day of Remembrance Sunday, November 1, 2020,  2:00 – 3:30 pm on Zoom With the COVID 19 pandemic, George Floyd’s murder and racial uprisings, wild unstopping fire, the economic downturn and pervasive sense of uncertainties, this …

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The Common Ground Book Club invites you to join the next round of reading and discussion on the book, How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi! When: October 25 th from 8:45am-10:15am. Zoom link here. A Little History …

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Hi everyone, passing along this info about an upcoming Zoom teaching session with Ajahn Chandako, as well as previously recorded sessions: Dhamma Zoom with Ajahn Chandako Vimutti Buddhist Monastery Friday and Saturday, October 16,17 Join Zoom: http://bit.ly/AjahnChandako_Zoom Meeting ID: 954 1178 …

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Hi folks, sometimes we get invitations from universities that are studying meditation to pass along opportunities to participate in studies. Here are two we got recently, in case anyone is interested in helping them out: Undergraduate students from the University …

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Hi folks, We’re sharing this online event from Ujaama Place, an organization that Judith Ragir, Guiding Teacher of Clouds in Water Zen Center, is part of. She writes: “It is a non-for-profit that provides a wholistic transformation process for African-American …

Ujaama Place Virtual Breakfast Event on Oct 8th Read More »

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New CG Community RAG ( Racial Affinity Group) for Bu-Jews. Examining Privilege, Oppression, and Civic Engagement for Buddhist-Jewish practitioners. This community group is for white- male- Buddhist-Jews who are interested in understanding the intersection of race, ethnicity, and privilege.  Specifically, …

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