Permission To Do Any Practice

At Pine Street Sangha and at Sati Sangha, our sister on-line Sangha, we tell you that you have permission to do any meditation practice you choose. Nelly Kaufer and Linda Modaro explore the complications of this suggestion through free-form writing.

Welcome to the Pine Street Sangha

We meditate in a gentle and accepting way, allowing whatever occurs in our inner worlds to unfold naturally. By reflecting upon what happens in meditative experiences, we develop awareness and discover our own understanding of the dharma, the teachings of Early Buddhism.

This approach is helpful for people who:

Explore this website and discover for yourself how you want to become involved with the Pine Street Sangha.

Receptivity:  Befriending experience as it is in meditation, rather than trying to generate a “better” state of mind. We’d like to believe that we are “the boss” of our inner world.  It’s vulnerable and humbling to know how much we can’t control.