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  • February 16, 2014 · 5:00 PM

    How natural that tomorrow comes quickly ... how spontaneous can you be?

    1 Member

    Zen evolved from the teachings of the historical Buddha who lived 2500 years ago in India. These teachings spread to China some six hundred years later. Zen (called Ch’... Learn more
  • May 12, 2013 · 2:00 PM

    Behold the Brain of an Elephant

    2 Contemplatives with Big Crayons | 5.00

    For those who would rather Meet-up on Sunday instead of Friday .... Having tracked down a rogue elephant we are now in a position to perform a more scientific inquiry.... Learn more
  • May 10, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Behold the Brain of an Elephant

    1 Member

    Having tracked down a rogue elephant we are now in a position to perform a more scientific inquiry.  In other words, with the insight gained from a once-zealot of... Learn more
  • April 12, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    Track Down a Rogue Elephant

    2 Contemplatives with Big Crayons

    We will discuss what a once-zealot can do to Buddhism as a religion and how this can inform our own approach to perhaps leading a more contemplative life (see the book:... Learn more
  • March 9, 2013 · 3:00 PM

    Bring the Elephant's Big Crayons

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    This is an opportunity to catch-up for those that were not able to attend the most recent two meet-ups. There is no need to actually bring anything, just yourselves. I... Learn more
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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