A Wee Taste of Liberation

Here is a free write and journal entry from Maria Simon, a member of the Wednesday morning sitting group at Pine Street Sangha.  Maria has been practicing RM for 3 or 4 years, and this was her last sit at Pine Street before having open heart surgery on Oct. 14th.  It has been edited for clarity.

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.

Vulnerability:  Talking honestly about your experiences in meditation can make you feel vulnerable. Though it’s counter-intuitive, being more vulnerable makes you less scared. When there’s less to hide, you’re freer.