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  • Beginners Meditation Class

    Monday evenings beginning September 19 though October 24 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm - no registration necessary

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  • Dana Days - Our First Annual Online Auction

    The resulting revenue will help add storage and supplies for the children’s program, secure upkeep for our heating system this winter and generally support programs and special events. 

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  • Ajahn Sudanto and Ajahn Karunadhammo Here again for August

    5:30pm Friday, August 19th - Tea and casual conversation. 7:00pm - 9:00, Meditation and Dhamma Reflections 10:30am - 1:00pm - Saturday, August 20th - Potluck meal and visit with the monastics.

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  • The Book Discussion Group

    This peer led group meets in the commons space, downstairs every 2nd Tuesday at 7:30. Future meeting dates are Sep 6 and Sep 20, etc. No registration needed, just show up and enter from downstairs, door facing Madison Street.

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Dana Days And Beginners Class

Beginners Meditation Class - Taught by Jessica Swanson - Monday evenings 7:00 - 9:00pm 

September 12 thru October 24

This class runs for six weeks and is followed by a six week introductory class on the practice of metta mind and heart. These two class series can be taken seperately though for those who do attend the beginners class the follow up class will be of solid support for your ongoing meditation practice.

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Online Auction - October 12 thru October 26th, 2016 

We're putting together a catalog. Items and services must be in by Sept 21 to be included

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Ajahns Sudanto and Karunadhammo's August Dates and Times 

Friday and Saturday - August 19th and 20th

Friday evening begins at 5:30pm with a casual tea, a great time to visit and ask questions about practice or happenings at the hermitage. Enter through the downstairs doors (facing Madison). From 7:00 to 9:00pm we'll have meditation, dhamma reflections and Q n' A.

Saturday morning at 10:30am the monks will walk alms round from 50th and Hawthorne (north side) down to the center on 25th. You may offer something directly into their bowls or bring a dish to the center where their meal will be offered at 11:00am. After meal folks are welcome to visit with the monastics till 1:00 or so. Children are most welcome and encouraged to join.


The Book Club meets in the downstairs area every other Tuesday evening from 7:30pm - 9:00pm. Drop-ins welcomed. Next meeting dates are August 2nd and 16th, September 6th and 20th . . . etc . . .