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SnowFlower News and Updates

SnowFlower Sun March 2019

Equanimity from a talk by Lisa Glueck Equanimity is a spacious stillness of the mind that is able to meet with steadiness and serenity the changing experiences that constitute our world and our lives. It is a lovely place to dwell. Sometimes when people first hear...

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SnowFlower Sun February 2019

Ending Conditioned Doing with the Eightfold Path from a talk by Gloria Green The Buddha says that we can cultivate the wisdom that eliminates the ignorance that causes suffering. The course way for movement leading to the end of suffering is the Noble Eightfold Path...

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SnowFlower Sun January 2019

The Five Remembrances by David Haskin The Five Remembrances, and the beautiful Upajjhatthana Sutta it comes from, is remarkable not just for its power but for how it interweaves most of the major aspects of the Buddha’s teachings into a single teaching that we can...

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SnowFlower Sun December 2018

A Priceless Gift from a talk by Mary Michal As we approach the Holidays, how can we as practitioners bring our practice to the essence of the season? In our culture it is easy to get wrapped up in busyness, consumption, and more than a little anxiety, especially at...

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From the Retreat Tea Ceremony

"When you go into the woods and you look at trees, you see all these different trees… and some of them are bent, and some of them are straight, and some of them are evergreens and some of them are – whatever. And you look at the tree, and you just – allow it. You...

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SnowFlower Sun November 2018

We Are Not Alone by Lisa Glueck The great paradox: You go alone into your meditation room; you follow your breathing; you watch the play of your own mind. Rather than becoming isolated or alienated, you enter into deeper intimacy with all others. Everyone understands...

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Retreat Reflection by Doug Lien

A Spiritual Gathering Seeking connections, a sangha family Is drawn to the Driftless area of the state Where in the history of the planet, mankind Has often come for understanding and solace. In a short span of time away from the busyness of life, The gathering found...

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Our regular meetings are Tuesdays and Fridays beginning at 7 PM at Friends Meetinghouse, 1704 Roberts Court, and Sunday (10-11:30 AM) and Wednesday (1:30-3 PM) in people's homes.