Category: Community Events

Sarah Bender’s Roshi Celebration

  Roshi Celebration Sarah Bender Roshi of the Pacific Zen School “Noble servant in the Temple of  Heron Dreaming”   You are invited to a celebration by Springs Mountain Sangha honoring Sarah Bender Roshi’s receipt of transmission in the Zen…

SMS/WMS Potluck July 16th

Reminder – Please RSVP and bring your family along, too! SMS/WMS Gathering! All are welcome as we gather with our Wet Mountain Sangha brothers and sisters for a time of community, conversation, music and laughter. Bring your potluck item, creek shoes,…

A New Year’s Day of Meditation

A New Year’s Day of Meditation A half-day joint community Buddhist meditation gathering is being held Sunday Jan 1st with Bodhimind Center and Springs Mountain Sangha. Join us for 25 minute periods of sitting meditation observing noble silence.10AM – 2:30PM at the…

SMS/WMS Summer Gathering August 27th

This Saturday’s Meditation August 27th is leaderless and in this sense, not happening!   The space is open if you’d like to come and sit. Everyone is encouraged to come to the SMS/WMS Gathering (see below).   SMS/WMS Summer Gathering An…

Simple Sitting, Mar 19. 2016

  Simple Sitting, March 19, 2016 A full half-day Springs Mountain Sangha sponsored meditation gathering is being held on Saturday March 19th, 10 AM until 2:30 PM, at the Colorado College Women’s Club 20 Mesa Road 80903, follow the stone paved…

What Discipline?

Someone asked an old teacher, “What is meditation?” “It’s not meditation.” “Well then, what is it?” “It’s alive.” Dear SMS, For this evening’s talk, I’ll be exploring with you this odd word we use, “discipline.” What’s that?  Often, I think…

Practice Period, One Month In

   Dear Sangha, Amazing….here we are, already four weeks into our practice period.  I hope you are finding this a time of renewal, of encouragement—a time to meet your own life, this one you have, all over again, and stop,…