Category: Miscellaneous

Dear Common Ground Friends, Welcome to June Everyone, Isn’t it remarkable that our swirling world of causes and conditions continues to unfold, unceasingly! How many times this past year did June 2021 seem so very far away? It is now …

Weekly Email 6-1-21 Read More »

Dear Common Ground Friends, In his book, Collecting Gold Dust: Nurturing the Dhamma in Daily Life, Sayadaw U Tejaniya reminds us of the importance of taking time often to reflect on how we’re living and practicing. He reminds us that questions …

Weekly Email 5/24/21 Read More »

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

Hi Common Ground community, Mark, Shelly, and I decided to make this post as a way for the Common Ground community to share ways that you are engaging right now to respond to the murder of George Floyd, and to …

Crowdsourced List of Opportunities for Compassionate Engagement Right Now Read More »

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Opportunity to Spend Time with Ajahn Chandako at a Lake Cabin June 21 to July 7 Ajahn Chandako plans to go up to a lake cabin in Northern MN for Dhamma practice and general relaxation. Each year a group from Minneapolis goes to this …

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Common Ground Meditation Center Board Treasurer Report  /  Summary of 2016 Financials 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 from the …

Treasurer’s Report 2017 Read More »

Dear Common Ground community, As you may have heard, the center staff took a step back this year to contemplate the future of the music festival. The festival has been a beautiful and successful event, raising over $50,000 over 6 …

No Music Festival this Fall Read More »

Hi folks, Just a note that on October 25 there will be a screening at the Lagoon theatre of a new film about beloved Buddhist monk and mindfulness teacher Thich Nhat Hanh called Walk with Me. More info here http://gathr.us/screening/20525 …

October 25 Screening of “Walk with Me”, a film about Thich Nhat Hanh Read More »

We are a group of eight women who individually facilitate a meditation circle of up to 12 women every Saturday from 8:00 – 10:00 am.  We also offer a half-day retreat once a quarter and a monthly meditation session on …

Seeking volunteers to facilitate meditation at Shakopee Women’s Correctional Facility Read More »

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Greetings Everyone, Kaia Svien and Gabe Keller are leading an Inauguration Day Vigil this Friday at the center. For more details please visit Inauguration Day Vigil. If you are able to help out as a greeter or bell-ringer for this event please contact Kaia …

Weekly Announcements: January 17, 2017 Read More »