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An Update on the Dharma Center’s Response to the Pandemic

Many of us are longing to connect during these trying times. For the foreseeable future, the Dharma Center feels it is safest and most in alignment with sila  (moral conduct) to continue to meet over the Zoom platform. We wish to protect the health of everyone, including our most health-challenged members, and to ensure the […]

Recovery and Mindfulness Group to Meet Sundays Only

Recovery and Mindfulness Group Meeting Sundays Only Starting October 4 The Recovery and Mindfulness Group, formerly known as the Mindfulness 12 Step Group, is currently meeting on Sunday afternoons from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Starting the week of October 4, we will no longer be meeting on Wednesdays for the short-term future. There will be […]

In Need of Support?

Many of us are unsettled by these challenging times of pandemic and social isolation. It’s very natural and common to feel a range of unpredictable emotions, including sadness, anxiety, anger and confusion, and it can be deeply supportive simply to connect with a like-minded human. In the spirit of mutual support and spiritual friendship, a […]

Support and Online Offerings During Time of Coronavirus

Dear Sangha, Like many of you, we at the Durango Dharma Center are receiving the news of coronavirus with deep concern. This is a time of great uncertainty and it’s natural to feel anxiety, worry, sadness and other challenging emotions as many beings are affected by both the illness and the ramifications of its spread. […]

Meet Stephanie Herbst, Our New Operations Manager!

This September, the Durango Dharma Center welcomed our very first operations manager, Stephanie Herbst! Stephanie is a longtime member of our sangha and a retired schoolteacher. She has also volunteered with many local organizations, including Stillwater Music Foundation, Four Corners Orff Schulwerk Association, the Durango Film Festival, Citizen’s Climate Lobby, and the Community Concert Hall. […]

An Alphabet Group is Forming!

Wednesday, October 2, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. On Wednesday, October 2, from 7 to 8 p.m., the Dharma Center will host the first meeting of its newly formed Alphabet kalyana mitta (spiritual friends) group. Co-facilitators Elisabeth Peterson, Robert Bridges, and Molly Gierasch, along with mentor Katherine Barr, have come together with the desire and intent to support […]