• Click here to listen to dharma talks given at the daily online meditation groups. Each one is about 10 minutes, covering a variety of topics. And you can always meditate with us, any morning, every morning at 9am PDT. 

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.

Aspiration:  It’s good to know what hopes, desires and intentions you bring to meditation. Hopefully, as your meditation and understanding of the teachings develop, your aspirations also mature. I used to believe that I could manipulate my aspirations to turn them into the “right” ones. I no longer believe I have this much control. Instead as I become more aware of my aspirations, they shift and change. (See Awareness, See Eightfold Path)