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What Can Happen When You Pause

Dharma talk for May 6, 2018 by Korin Charlie Pokorny: What Can Happen When You Pause

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Cause and Effect

Dharma talk for April 29, 2018 by Jisho Warner: Cause and Effect

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Dock

DHARMA AND WHITE PRIVILEGE: WAKING UP TOGETHER – SATURDAY APRIL 28

11:30 – 4:30

As white practitioners in the U.S., we have been, and are, shaped by social, economic and other systems that benefit us at the expense of people of color. To the extent that we are unaware of this system of white privilege and racial conditioning, we are not free to make skillful choices about how to act within it. Rather, we unwittingly behave in ways that lead to suffering for ourselves, our fellow practitioners, our community and the larger society.

In this 1/2 day of practice, guided meditation, self-reflection and dialog we will investigate our acculturated belief systems and how they serve as barriers to awakening, both our own and others’. We will explore ways of moving towards greater freedom and the opportunities for action that open as our minds become less encumbered by constructed identities.

To register, please send an email to:

dojinemerson@gmail.com

BYO bag lunch. Suggested donation $40, proceeds will go to support East Bay Meditation Center, no one turned away,.

Led by Crystal Johnson, Chris Fortin and Dojin Sarah Emerson.

Bathing the Baby Buddha

BUDDHA’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION & CHILDREN’S PROGRAM – SUNDAY, MAY 20

Celebrate Shakyamuni Buddha’s birthday with a ceremony followed by a potluck party of desserts and finger foods. Friends, family, and children are welcome. Bring a dish to share. No fee.

The children’s program takes place concurrent with the Sunday morning program from 10:00 – 11:30. The program is led by Chelsea True of the Joyful Mind Project. Chelsea has been sharing mindfulness practices with children since 2007. She is a Soto Zen practitioner and co-director of the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center Children’s Program. Suggested donation is $10-20 per family.  Please contact Stone Creek in advance if you would like your child to participate. Spread the word!

Curiousity, Surprise, Gratitude

Dharma talk for April 15, 2018 by Daniel Terragno: Curiousity, Surprise, Gratitude

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Divided Person Undivided Life

Dharma talk for April 8, 2018 by Jisho Warner: Divided Person Undivided Life

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How We Grow in Practice: Dimensions of Support and Challenge

Dharma talk for April 1, 2018 by Korin Charlie Pokorny: How We Grow in Practice: Dimensions of Support and Challenge

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