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Shelly Graf's Dharma Talks
Shelly Graf
Shelly Graf is Common Ground's Associate Director and is currently being trained by Insight Meditation Society as part of their four-year Teacher Training. They are a staff dharma teacher, like Mark Nunberg, the Guiding Teacher. Shelly provides direct support to the guiding teacher with developing and clarifying the center’s vision, policies, and priorities. Currently they teach the Wednesday night Weekly Practice Group, Daylong and Half-Day Retreats, and co-lead Living the Practice Workshops.
2021-03-03 Wise Attention (Meditation) 34:58
Shelly will be using the book, Listening to the Heart: A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism by Thanissara and Kitisaro to guide these Wednesday night practice groups. The book can be ordered online if you would like to follow along with the written text.
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2021-02-24 The Dharma of Service (Talk) 48:22
Shelly will be using the book, Listening to the Heart: A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism by Thanissara and Kitisaro to guide these Wednesday night practice groups. The book can be ordered online if you would like to follow along with the written text.
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2021-02-24 The Dharma of Service (Meditation) 36:02
Shelly will be using the book, Listening to the Heart: A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism by Thanissara and Kitisaro to guide these Wednesday night practice groups. The book can be ordered online if you would like to follow along with the written text.
Common Ground Meditation Center Buddhist Studies: Mindfulness of the Body, Winter 2021
2021-02-17 Emptiness & Compassion (Talk) 44:39
The weekly practice groups are designed to be a cornerstone for one's practice by providing ongoing instruction and teachings that will help illuminate the simple but challenging practice of mindfulness. The Buddha taught that mindfulness is the way to go beyond habits of distraction and grasping. To walk this path of wisdom and compassion, we need the support of a community that shares this intention. Each session includes a guided meditation, dharma talk, and discussion. Both experienced and beginning meditators are welcome. No registration necessary. Wednesday nights will be led by Shelly Graf, and guest teachers. Shelly will be using the book, Listening to the Heart: A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism by Thanissara and Kitisaro to guide these Wednesday night practice groups. The book can be ordered online if you would like to follow along with the written text.
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2021-02-17 Emptiness & Compassion (Meditation) 33:16
The weekly practice groups are designed to be a cornerstone for one's practice by providing ongoing instruction and teachings that will help illuminate the simple but challenging practice of mindfulness. The Buddha taught that mindfulness is the way to go beyond habits of distraction and grasping. To walk this path of wisdom and compassion, we need the support of a community that shares this intention. Each session includes a guided meditation, dharma talk, and discussion. Both experienced and beginning meditators are welcome. No registration necessary. Wednesday nights will be led by Shelly Graf, and guest teachers. Shelly will be using the book, Listening to the Heart: A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism by Thanissara and Kitisaro to guide these Wednesday night practice groups. The book can be ordered online if you would like to follow along with the written text.
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2021-01-06 The Right Resolve for the Times - Meditation 32:53
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2021-01-06 The Right Resolve for the Times - Talk 32:53
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2020-12-23 The Buddha's Family And Ours (Meditation) 32:49
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2020-12-23 The Buddha's Family And Ours (Talk) 50:58
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series
2020-12-02 Emptiness as Inclusion - Meditation 34:17
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

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