Author: Frank Actis

April 2017

  March 31st SMS Movie Night! “The Eagle Huntress” Everyone is welcome!   RSVPs are helpful for veggie burgers and chair set up! Time:      6:00 PM Pot Luck Dinner with 7:00 PM Movie Where:   Liz Cramer’s 533 Crystal…

SMS Spring Retreat 2017

  Springs Mountain Sangha’s Spring Retreat with Sarah Bender and Andrew Palmer, Senseis     April 19-23, 2017        at the Franciscan Retreat Center, Colorado Springs Sink into a long period of deep meditation on the beautiful grounds of the Franciscan…

Practice Period 2017

  Dear Bodhisattvas,   Here begins Springs Mountain Sangha’s 2017 practice period, March 4 to April 23! You might see it as a time of rededication to awakening, the way and our companions. Or it may be something else for you.…

March 2017

  Ongoing Events Newcomer Orientation: 2nd Monday of the month, CC Shove Chapel, Dharma Hall upstairs at 5:45 pm to meet anyone who would like some orientation to meditation, to our tradition, or to our sangha and customs. 5:15 Dharma Study and Discussion before…

Work in the Room February 25

  Jingqing said about a conversation with one of his students, “One drop is just black ink. Two drops and a dragon is born.” Work In The Room with Sarah Bender, Sensei Saturday, February 25 Meditation will need to be…

February 2017

  Ongoing Events Newcomer Orientation: 2nd Monday of the month, CC Shove Chapel, Dharma Hall upstairs at 5:45 pm to meet anyone who would like some orientation to meditation, to our tradition, or to our sangha and customs. 5:15 Dharma Study and Discussion before…

Introduction to Zen Starts This Thursday

A Clear Eye, an Open Heart Introduction to Zen with Sarah Bender, Sensei Resident Teacher, Springs Mountain Sangha when and where… Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30 PM January 26, Feb. 2 and 9, Feb. 23 Sacred Grounds (downstairs, Shove Memorial Chapel at Colorado College)…