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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

 

February Program Offerings – 2024

 

Taos Mountain Sangha offers ZOOM-ONLY meetings. To receive weekly updates, send message to tmsangha@gmail.com and you will be added to TMS email list.

Donations for the teachers and TMS are greatly appreciated. At these online events, we continue to depend on your generosity to sustain 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

New!! Monthly Half-Day Sitting in Person Begins in March.

From 9:00 AM to 12 PM on Sunday, March 10, 2024, you’re invited to join us for sitting and walking meditation, ending with tea and conversation. To RSVP and get further information, contact Teri Patton at davidandtherese12@gmail.com

EVENING SCHEDULE — 6:00 TO 6:30, sitting MEDITATION; 6:30-6:40, mindful movement or walking or continued sitting. 6:45-7:30 TALK, DISCUSSION, & FURTHER PRACTICE. On every evening, please mention if you’d like instructions for beginning practice.

February 7: Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Selah Chamberlain will lead meditation and discussion on this topic: “The basic Klesha–what does delusion really mean? “

Join Zoom Meeting by copying & clicking link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81059172366

Selah has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1969 and taught Taijiquan (”TaiChi”) for several years in the 1970’s. He has practiced acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine since 1981. Selah has led beginning meditation classes at Taos Mountain Sangha and serves as an advisor to the TMS Board of Directors.

February 14: Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Julie Tato will lead meditation and offer a dharma talk a new series, Deepening Into the Radiant Heart & Clear Mind of Dharma Practice.

Join Zoom Meeting by copying & clicking the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81059172366

Julie has practiced meditation, primarily Vipassana, since 1988. She has studied with Marcia Rose, Sharon Salzberg, Ven. Tsoknyi Rinpoche, and others. An instructor of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Julie has a particular interest in Loving Kindness meditation and practice in daily life. Julie also teaches meditation with youth and those recovering from loss. She is developing a local program based on the Mindful Schools, to bring meditation to a wider youth community. Julie has lived, worked, and practiced in spiritual community, including many years at the Lama Foundation and the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. Julie works locally to support people with disabilities and their families.


You can offer dana to Julie in two different ways.
She has a PayPal account, so you can go to paypal. Click on Send money. That will take you to a link that asks for her email:
Enter julietato.jt@gmail.com
Then follow the remaining prompts.
You do not have to have a PayPal account yourself to make a funds transfer.
You can mail a check to Julie at POBox 1262, Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557

February 21: Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Sean Murphy will lead meditation and offer a dharma talk on the topic, “The Dharma of Identity.”

Join Zoom Meeting by copying & clicking link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81059172366

Sean is a lay Zen teacher (Dharma Holder) in the White Plum Lineage of Zen. The most recent edition of his One Bird, One Stone: 108 Contemporary Zen Stories won the 2014 International Book Award in the Eastern Religions category. A graduate of Naropa University’s MFA writing program, Sean has practiced Zen meditation for 30 years, training with master teachers including Taizan Maezumi, John Daido Loori, Gerry Shishin Wick, and numerous others. The author of three novels, he is also a 2018 National Endowment of the Arts Fellow in Creative Writing. He is the co-founder and President of the nonprofit Sage Institute, which hosts a regular series of meditation workshops as well as an innovative Meditation Leader Training Program. Sean leads writing programs around the country. You can learn more about Sean’s work at https://www.murphyzen.com/

 

February 28: Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. David Patton will be practice leader tonight.

Join Zoom Meeting by copying & clicking the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81059172366

Please note: Note new zoom link! Valid until May 29, 2024.

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