Schedule and information:

After meditation this Thursday (April 8), we will have a talk about equanimity. This is the last topic in our series on the paramitas (perfections of the heart). The following Thursday (April 15), we’ll have a discussion of the topic, and of how the paramitas all weave together, so bring any questions you have about… Continue reading Schedule and information:

Updated resources:

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times:Equanimity is thought to be the ground from which wisdom arises. It is well worth a little investigation! Here is an article by Gil Fronsdal entitled Equanimity in which he explains the meaning of equanimity and describes seven qualities of mind that support its development. The following… Continue reading Updated resources:

Online meditation meetings:

We have three online meditations a week, on Wednesday morning, Thursday evening, and Saturday morning. You’re welcome to join us online for any of the 3 meetings each week. See our Events Calendar for more detailed information. During the Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday online meetings, we “sit together” for meditation for half an hour. Meditations… Continue reading Online meditation meetings:

Quote for the week:

“To perfect my equanimity, I need to accept every experience into my awareness. I cannot refuse to pay attention. Refusing itself, the mind tensing in withdrawal, is suffering. And turning the mind away, refusing to look, would preclude clear and complete seeing. When my mind greets all moments with equal respect, it maintains stature enough… Continue reading Quote for the week:

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Updated resources:

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times:Lovingkindness practice is something that can deeply support us when we are experiencing difficult mind states or situations. It also benefits others as it changes the way we respond to them. In addition to the books by Gail Stark and Sylvia Boorstein mentioned above, here are some… Continue reading Updated resources:

Online meditation meetings:

We have three online meditations a week, on Wednesday morning, Thursday evening, and Saturday morning. You’re welcome to join us online for any of the 3 meetings each week. See our Events Calendar for more detailed information. During the Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday online meetings, we “sit together” for meditation for half an hour. Meditations… Continue reading Online meditation meetings:

Upcoming retreat:

Registration is now open for a one day retreat in early April with Genjo Marinello Osho. This retreat is being organized by the Walla Walla Dharma Sangha, so please contact Janaki Howard to register for the retreat. This online retreat is entitled “Resilience Through Tough Times.” The retreat will take place on Saturday, April 3,… Continue reading Upcoming retreat:

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Quote for the week:

The bud stands for all things,even for those things that don’t flower, for everything flowers, from within, of self blessing;though sometimes it is necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness, to put a hand on the brow of the flower, and retell it in words and in touch,it is lovely until it flowers again from… Continue reading Quote for the week:

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Schedule & Information:

After meditation this Thursday (Mar 25, 2021), we will have a talk about lovingkindness. The following Thursday (April 1), we’ll have a discussion of the topic, so bring any questions you have about the talk or from your own practice with lovingkindness. Registration is now open for a one day, online retreat with Genjo Marinello… Continue reading Schedule & Information: