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Last Session before Vacation

September 10, 2018

Dear Friends,

Please join us this Thursday, September 13th for our last meeting of the Green Papaya before we go on vacation.

Gaston will be leading our session.  He just returned from four months in Plum Village France.  Please join us.

Thursday, September 13th at 7:30 pm at the Yoga Tree.  We will be on vacation for the rest of September and all of October and . . . .

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Sitting Plum Village Style

September 6, 2018

Please join us this Thursday for meditation in the tradition of the Vietnamese Zen Monk Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh led by our own Gaston Schmitz 19:30 to 21:00 at the Yoga Tree this Thursday, September 6th

Meditation in the Tradition of Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh

August 21, 2018

Please join us this Thursday for meditation in the tradition of the Vietnamese Zen Monk Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh led by our own Gaston Schmitz back from a four month retreat at Thich Nhat Hanh’s home temple Plum Village in France. 19:30 to 21:00 at the Yoga Tree this Thursday, August 23rd.

Welcome Back Venerable Phra Le

August 7, 2018
The Venerable Phra Le will giving a dharma talk at the Green Papaya Sangha this Thursday, August 9 at the Yoga Tree at 7:30 pm
 
Phra Le Tan Hoa is a Buddhist monk from Vietnam. He is currently serving as a Meditation Coach at The Cabin (an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center) and gives dharma talks to spiritual communities in Chiang Mai. He is a graduate of Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya Buddhist University.

Meditation in the Three Buddhist Traditions

July 9, 2018

Welcome Venerable Ani Pema (Karen Schaefer) this Thursday, July 12 at the Yoga Tree at 19:30.

Meditation in the Three Buddhist Traditions

What are the meditation practices in the Theravada, Mahayana and Vajarayana traditions?

Venerable Ani Pema is an ordained nun in the Vajrayana (Tibetan) tradition. Ani Pema brings many years of practice and study of classical yoga, Indian philosophy and Buddhism in Bhutan, India, Taiwan and Thailand. She directed a meditation center in Sydney, Australia for six years where she also taught in hospitals and prisons. She was a counselor up at New Life Foundation in Chiang Rai for two years specializing in Yoga for Anxiety and Trauma and conducted meditation workshops and retreats. Most recently she was in Pune and Mumbai India where she worked with social activists and therapists who worked in suicide prevention, domestic violence and with children of special needs

Summer Sangha Rain or Shine!

June 23, 2018

It may be thunder and rain outside but our cozy sangha still meets in our warm and dry space at the Yoga Tree every Thursday evening from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.  Please join us for a bit of sitting meditation.

We are back!

May 22, 2018

Please join us Thursday evenings at the Yoga Tree at 7:30 pm.  Beginners are warmly welcomed.  Actually, everyone is warmly welcomed!