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New Weekly Practice Group Book: Ajahn Sucitto’s Meditation: A Way of Awakening

Hi everyone, Mark Nunberg is now using Ajahn Sucitto’s book Meditation: A Way of Awakening, for the Weekly Practice Groups. You can download a copy of the book here.

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Sutta Study Discussion Theme 7-2-16

From Craving to Liberation, From Grasping to Emptiness: Excursions into the Thought-World of the Pali Discourses by Bhikkhu Analayo, Chapter 14, Happiness/Sukha Sections to be read outloud: 14.2 Beginning at bottom of p. 156 (To train the mind requires….) until

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Want to volunteer leading meditation at Shakopee Women’s Correctional Facility?

We facilitate a meditation circle of up to 12 women every Saturday from 8:10 – 10:10 am. We also offer a half-day retreat once a quarter and a monthly meditation session on Sunday mornings, 9:00 – 10:00. Volunteers find this

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New Monday Night Study Group

The Buddha’s Words Spiritual friends gather with the aim to explore the basic concepts of Early Buddhism that are exemplified through teachings handed down for over 2500 years, and discover how the Pali Canon gives expression to the universal truths

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Lottery Open for Next Sessions of Youth Programs

Hi Common Ground Families,   Registration for the lottery is open from now until March 23 for the children (K-3) and preteen (4-7) programs at Common Ground. To enter the lottery, send an email to children@commongroundmeditation.org or preteen@commongroundmeditation.org. There is more

Memorial for Carroll Miller, Saturday 3/19 at 4pm

I have attached below a photo of Carroll Miller, a long time Common Ground community member who passed on suddenly last week. We’ll be having his memorial service this Saturday at 4 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Let’s hold Carroll

Sutta Study Discussion Theme 4­-2-­16

From Craving to Liberation, From Grasping to Emptiness: Excursions into the Thought­World of the Pali Discourses by Bhikkhu Analayo, Chapter 11, Thought/Vitakka, pages 118 ­- 131 Sections to be read outloud: 11.2 Beginning on top of page 121 until end

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Supporting Youth Programs at CG

Dear friends, What is the value of the dhamma, this path of practice? When I reflect on its value in my life, there arises a profound sense of gratitude for the love and wisdom I’ve received through this practice and

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News from Board of Directors

Secretary’s Corner: News from Common Ground’s Board of Directors December 7, 2015 Dear friends, Common Ground’s Board of Directors meets every one or two months to discuss important aspects of our center’s operations. In this update, I, Gabe Keller, the

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Denny Johnson

Denny Johnson Dear Friends, I am writing to share the sad news that our good friend Denny Johnson passed away recently in a tractor accident. Words can not convey the depth of feeling and mystery of losing someone who was

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