Still Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center

Still Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center

A community of people practicing meditation and studying Buddhist teaching, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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.

Latest Posts

Community Meeting Agenda for February 12, 2023

Our next Community Meeting will be held on February 12, 2023. Review the agenda here.
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Non Still Mountain Meditation Event of Interest:

Weekend Retreat In Person Meditation teaches us to see life as a constantly changing process. As we work with this practice, we begin to realize...
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Retreat in Michigan: Loving Kindness, Concentration, & Jhana Factors

August 22 @ 5:30 pm EDT - August 31 @ 3:00 pm EDT Cultivating Loving Kindness, Concentration, and the Jhana Factors with Shaila Catherine Tuesday, August 22, 2023...
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Bare Attention

Bare Attention – a practice to liberate our mind and deepen our connection with others Dharma talk on "Bare Attention," given by Bilha Birman Rivlin...
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Upcoming Events

The Mindfulness Meditation Path to Living in Ease Feb 8 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Online Meditation Feb 9 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Saturday Morning Meditation Feb 11 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Sunday Meditation and Sharing Feb 12 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday Morning Meditation Feb 14 6:30 am - 7:15 am
Thursday Morning Online Meditation Feb 16 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Saturday Morning Meditation Feb 18 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Sunday Meditation and Sharing Feb 19 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Most of our events are currently held online; however, everyone is welcome to join us in person or online on Sundays for our weekly meditation. If you plan to join us at the Turner Senior Resource Center, be sure you are fully vaccinated and bring a mask.

The birds have vanished down the sky.

Now the last cloud drains away.

We sit together, the mountain and me,

until only the mountain remains

[Zazen on Ching-t’ing Mountain, by Li Po (701-762)]
translated from the Chinese by Sam Hamill.