Who we are
Still Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center is a community of people interested in meditation and Buddhist learning. We are located in southeastern Michigan, in and around Ann Arbor.
The Center offers community services such as classes, regular meditations, retreats, and community meetings. All elements of the Center, whether teaching or sitting or planning or governing, are seen as forms of practice.
Still Mountain is supported 100% by donations and 100% of donations go to support the Center's offerings.
Unless otherwise noted, meetings and events are held at the Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road, Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.
The Community and the Board
Still Mountain is a member-driven organization and holds open community meetings for talking about Still Mountain matters, raising questions, and making decisions. Community meetings happen on the second Sunday of each month at 11:00 am, after the Sunday morning meditation session.
The Still Mountain Meditation Center is governed by a Board of Directors. Anyone involved with Still Mountain is welcome to attend Board meetings. Check with a Board member as to time and place.
Current members of the Board are:
Hugh Danville, treasurer
Gayle Turner, Secretary
Sandy Norton, President
Starting in January 2018 the Board Members will be
Gayle Turner, President
Ken Morley, Treasurer
Sandy Norton, Secretary
Mary Grannan, At Large
Lisa Zucker, At Large
The Teachers' Council is composed of all current Still Mountain teachers. The Council is responsible for the spiritual and educational direction of the center. Still Mountain teachers listed are below. Click on their name for their teacher bio.
Still Mountain Vision Statement
Still Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center is dedicated to developing greater freedom of the heart and mind through the practice and teachings of the Buddha.
The Still Mountain Buddhist Meditation sangha aspires to be egalitarian, transparent, and inclusive.
Rooted in the Theravada tradition, Still Mountain actively seeks meaningful dialogue between various Buddhist schools for deeper learning, understanding, and wisdom.
Participants are not asked to subscribe to any belief system but are encouraged to look to their own practice for what is useful. Teachings are offered as guidance.
Still Mountain aspires to cultivate and express kindness and compassion toward all beings.