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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

 

Programs & Schedule

Current Programs

April 7: Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. “Day of Practice.” Julie Tato will lead alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation, guided with instructions. Julie will offer dharma teachings. Meditators of all traditions are welcome.
TMS will provide tea; please bring your own mug or go-cup and a lunch that does not require refrigeration. Silent practice will be maintained during lunch and tea breaks. More information to follow as the day approaches.

Monday 3:00 – 4:30 PM Dharma Study Group meets. Participants agree to read ahead in order to engage in discussion of the current book: Old Path, White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha, by Thich Nhat Hanh. Tea is provided; please bring your own go-cup or mug.

Day of Practice in Nature will occur from time to time during warm weather.

Wednesday Evenings -6:00 to 7:45 PM – Sit and Dharma Talk – all are welcome.

Beginner-intermediate meditation classes, non-residential retreats and special classes are offered at various times throughout the year.  For more information on non-residential retreats and special classes see our monthly newsletter or visit TaosMountainSangha.org.

Scholarships

Please see Scholarship Page on this website.

Dana – The Practice of Generosity

Taos Mountain Sangha is supported solely by dana.  Dana (pronounced “dah-na”) is a Pali word meaning generosity.  Dating back to the time of the Buddha, there has existed interdependence between those who offer the teachings and those who receive them.  The teachings are given freely, since they are considered priceless.

Taos Mountain Sangha also offers opportunity for people to become Sustaining Members with a pledge of dana on a regular basis.  Inquiries may be made to Renze Nesbit, Treasurer of the Sangha.