Image from https://tricycle.org/trikedaily/the-mindfulness-of-the-buddha/ Ozarks Dharma Community (ODC) is pleased to announce a new online Saturday Study will begin on September 19, 2020. Led by ODC facilitators and other ODC members, Saturday Study will explore the Eightfold Path. What is the Eightfold Path? The Buddha taught about suffering, the causes and ending of suffering, and a path we can cultivate to end suffering. This Eightfold Path entails practices by which we can learn to pay attention to and become skillful in eight inter-related domains of our behavior, in order that we might reduce and even end our suffering and that of others. These eight inter-related domains are: Views, Intentions, Speech, Conduct, Livelihood, Effort, Mindfulness, and Concentration. (Also, these eight domains are sometimes grouped into three larger categories: wisdom, ethics, and mental discipline.) How does Saturday Study work? In Saturday Study, Ozarks Dharma Community will explore the Ei
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As part of our ongoing community outreach, Ozarks Dharma Community and National Avenue Christian Church are partnering to collect Free Store (at Grace United Methodist) donations which support the unsheltered and food insecure. The store is open on Mondays and Wednesdays during the serving of dinner to this fragile community. In March, help stock the Free Store with: Men’s belts Men's and women's sweatpants and leggings Bulk toilet paper Donations may be left at the collection bin in NACC’s west foyer. Questions? Contact Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org .