Pine Street Sangha holds the following values and makes every effort to enact them organizationally and interpersonally.

  • Mutual support for growth in meditation and understanding of dharma
  • Gentleness and responsiveness to conditions rather than striving and ambition
  • Generosity rather than obligation
  • Moderately paced growth which is responsive to the needs and resources of our community
  • Flexibility balanced with structure and boundaries
  • Balancing independence with care and attention to relationships
  • Clarity in regard to roles and responsibilities
  • Honest and kind communication considering impact on others
  • Conflict and difficulties acknowledged and discussed with those involved

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