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Begin your journey of self-transformation through meditation and the cultivation of mindfulness in the Vipassana tradition

Posted By admin on January 17th, 2010

The way of the Buddha is to know yourself; To know yourself is to forget yourself; To forget yourself is to be awakened by all things. Dogen – Thirteenth Century Zen Monk

 

About TMS

Taos Mountain Sangha promotes the teachings of the Buddha and the practice of insight meditation.  Insight meditation is also known as vipassana and means insight or clear seeing into the nature of reality. Considered as one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation, it is attributed to Gautama Buddha.  It is a way of self-transformation through meditation and mindfulness.

Taos Mountain Sangha goes HYBRID! What you need to know:
If you are fully vaccinated, we look forward to sitting in person with you.

Please continue to sit via Zoom if you are not fully vaccinated. Zoom links remain posted on website and sent via email.

Sits will begin at 6 PM at TaoSatva (upstairs). #2 Upper Colonias Road (at junction of Hwy 64 and Upper Colonias Road). It’s helpful if you arrive a few minutes before six to arrange sitting gear and settle in.

Please park in “additional parking” lot. Follow the sign up the slight rise and behind the building. Enter through the “back door.” Right inside that door is a place to park your shoes.

Masks optional — NOT required. Cushions, backjacks, and chairs will be provided — arranged at a safe distance apart.

Tea will be provided. If you brought a mug to our former sangha space, you’ll find it on the tea table outside meditation hall. Extra mugs available. Please wash any mug you use.

Dana baskets, one for sangha and one for teachers, will be on the tea table. You may continue to offer dana via GiveButter or by mail.

Special note for July 14th: Sean will be zooming in on the big screen, teaching from home. Teachers may zoom in on occasion, but we anticipate they will soon meet regularly in person with the sangha.

Donations for the teachers and TMS are greatly appreciated. At these online events, we continue to depend on your generosity to sustain our teachers and the teachings. Please be as generous as your circumstances allow.You can offer dana to the sangha by sending a check to Taos Mountain Sangha at POBox 2854, Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557 or by donating online at Give Butter – Taos Mountain Sangha

 

Taos Mountain Sangha History

Taos Mountain Sangha was established in 1996 by Marcia Rose, a guiding teacher of vipassana meditation, together with a group of dedicated people.

Today, Taos Mountain Sangha is a lay sangha, with guest teachers and members who lead meditation sits and offer Dhamma talks. The Sangha shares programs and special events with other sanghas in the region and is open to all people who wish to share in the teachings of the Buddha.

Taos Mountain Sangha is currently online only — please check monthly program page for Zoom link to evening sits.