Showing posts from May, 2018

Join us for a Daylong Meditation Retreat at the Hermitage, Lake Pomme de Terre - May 20, 2018

Join Ozarks Dharma Community for a Daylong Meditation Retreat at the Hermitage. When : Sunday, May 20, 2018, 9am-4pm  Where :  Hermitage Spiritual Retreat Center  near Lake Pomme de Terre, 1.25 hours north of Springfield  Take the time to slow down, breathe and relax, and cultivate mindfulness with fellow yogis in the beauty of nature. New and experienced meditators are welcome. If you plan to attend the retreat, please put your name on the Retreat Sign-up Sheet at our next 9am Saturday Meditation . Or send your name, phone and email to by Monday, May 14. FORMAT 8:30am   Registration The suggested donation is $15 per person at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Any amount paid above $15 helps those who may not otherwise be able to attend. 9:00am   Retreat Begins Guidance for new meditators will be available at the start of the retreat. The remainder of the day will be held in Noble Silence. Group sitting periods of 40

Saturday Study in May: "The Four Noble Truths" continues on May 19, 2018

Our  Saturday Study series  continues on May 19, 2018. The theme is "The Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path." Saturday Study meetings occur on the 3rd Saturday of every month after our regular 9am meditation. Each Saturday Study meeting will start around 10:15am and last about 45 minutes. Before joining us on May 19, please listen to the 60-minute dharma talk, "The Four Noble Truths (Part 8)" by American Buddhist teacher, Upasaka Culadasa  here . We'll delve into The Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path over several months. The complete curriculum (specifically, Parts 7-12) is available  here .  We welcome your participation at any point but you may develop a richer understanding if you are able to attend consistently over time. Pre-meeting notes for the May 19 discussion, read  here .  Looking for Saturday Study support? Join our Saturday Study facebook group . This is a "closed group" which simply means you need to request to