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

When Fear Arises

Still Mountain Teacher Karen Mori talks about techniques for addressing fear when it arises in our practice.
Read More "When Fear Arises"

Community Meeting Minutes, June 12, 2022

1. Treasurer report - Lisa   Accounts stable. TSWC room rental was paid for October through May.  It will continue now with a monthly schedule...
Read More "Community Meeting Minutes, June 12, 2022"

Shaila Catherine: Beyond Distraction

Shaila Catherine, founder of Bodhi Courses and Insight Meditation South Bay, speaks about the topic of her new book, Beyond Distraction.
Read More "Shaila Catherine: Beyond Distraction"

Reasons to Train the Mind

Ken Morley speaking on the mind in training, May 22, 2022.
Read More "Reasons to Train the Mind"

Upcoming Events

Tuesday Morning Meditation Jun 28 6:30 am - 7:15 am
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30 am, Weekly Meditation, Teachings, and Practices Jun 28 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Online Meditation Jun 30 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Saturday Morning Meditation Jul 2 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Sunday Meditation and Sharing Jul 3 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Social Meet Jul 3 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Monday Night Meditation and Sharing Jul 4 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday Morning Meditation Jul 5 6:30 am - 7:15 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, complete the ResponsiBLUE Daily Screening Check the morning before you come, 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.