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July 2017

Rhythm of the Saints pregame at CHS Field

July 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
CHS Field,
360 Broadway
Saint Paul, MN 55101 United States
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Rhythm of the Saints is an open-source community arts and performance ensemble with an unlikely nick-name: ROTS. Using recycled and repurposed materials to make instruments, ROTS blends traditional music forms and improvisational techniques, and tops it off with exciting dances and colorful costuming. Listen for the rhythm and find us on the mezzanine, playing until a few minutes before gametime.

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August 2017

Zen Meditation (Mondays at M2)

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 7, 2017
M2 Mindfulness Center,
308 Prince Street, Suite 250
Saint Paul, MN 55101 United States
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Zazen meditation is the cornerstone of Zen practice. We “sit” together in community to support each other and realize our intrinsic connection. Our weekly sessions are open and welcoming for newcomers to Zen and meditation practice as well as experienced practitioners. The sessions include seated meditation, walking meditation, chanting and discussions on basic Buddhist teachings. Sessions are drop in and offered on a donation basis.

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September 2017

Zen Meditation (Tuesdays at Unity)

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 12, 2017
Unity Church-Unitarian,
733 Portland Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104 United States
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Marc Anderson is teaming up with his dharma brother and friend Ken Ford at Unity Church - Unitarian to support their ongoing Zen practice group. Sessions include seated and walking meditation, chanting and discussions on basic Buddhist concepts and teachings. The weekly meetings are open and welcoming for newcomers to Zen and meditation practice as well as experienced practitioners. Sessions are drop in and offered on a donation basis.  

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October 2017

Second Sundays Community Meditation and Potluck Brunch

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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M2 Mindfulness Center,
308 Prince Street, Suite 250
Saint Paul, MN 55101 United States
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Sharing food is, in itself a form of meditation. Join us on the second Sunday of the month at the M2 Center in Lowertown Saint Paul.

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Third Tuesday Contemplative Nature Walk

October 17 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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Walking meditation is a contemplative practice that involves paying close attention to balance, feet and to the muscles of the body while walking. Urban Monk Marc Anderson will lead each session. Contact him for more information. Sept 19 – Hidden Falls (Enter the park at the North gate at East River Road & Magoffin Avenue, meet at the picnic pavilion,) Oct 17 – Minnehaha Falls Nov 21 – Lake Harriet Dec 19 – Cathedral Hill 2018: Feb 20 – Lake…

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1st & 3rd Wednesday Zen Meditation

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 16, 2018
Sattva,
3200 Bryant Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408 United States
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Zen is an arrow flying through a moonless sky toward dignity, the authentic journey of the open hearted. It is not taught but rather, developed collectively in the crucible of relationship, It forms the foundation for confidence and compassionate action. Meditation is the foundation of Zen practice. It is the acupuncture needle which penetrates through our accumulated patterns to deliver a healing antidote to the poisons of greed anger and delusion. Our focus is on cultivating a deep and ongoing…

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Third Thursday Mindfulness Book Club

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Groundswell Café,
1340 Thomas Ave W
Saint Paul, MN 55104 United States
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Join us for discussion of these insightful books on meditation and mindfulness: September 21st - "Why Buddhism Is True," by Robert Wright October 19th  - "Everyday Zen," by Charlotte Joko Beck November 16th - "Bring Me The Rhinoceros," by John Tarrant December 21st - "The Diving Bell and The Butterfly," by Jean-Dominique Bauby February 15th – "Mindfulness," by Joseph Goldstein March 15th - "Between The World And Me," by Ta-Nehisi Coates April 19th – "A Tale For The Time Being" by…

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