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Gainesville Buddhism Meet-Up Group Will Remain Alive! - Hello mediators and enlightenment seekers, My name is Lauren and I am now the new organizer for our little treasure of a group, Gainesville Buddhism. A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ME: I recently moved to Gainesv Lauren Sep 25, 2015 6:11 PM
By-Monthly Meetups Paused - Hi everyone, in the past we held by-monthly meetups on Monday evenings at UCG with the Gateless Gate Zen Center. I figured that it was a good idea to invite folks in this meetup group to the Monday evening meeting since there was an opportunity for a l John David E. Nov 29, 2014 5:49 PM
Upcoming Buddhist Retreats - Hi All, A Buddhist retreat is a great opportunity to deepen your practices, look deeply within yourself, and ask questions of an experienced teacher. Gainesville is lucky to have two retreats coming up in October. Both of these retreats welcome John David E. Sep 28, 2014 3:33 PM
Upcoming Buddhist Retreats - Hi All, A Buddhist retreat is a great opportunity to deepen your practices, look deeply within yourself, and ask questions of an experienced teacher. Gainesville is lucky to have two retreats coming up in October. Both of these retreats welcome John David E. Sep 28, 2014 3:31 PM
(no subject) - Shana May 16, 2014 8:45 AM
Chanting at GRC--This and Every Wednesday EXCEPT March 5 - Shana Feb 23, 2014 10:01 AM
Two Senseis and a Yogini--March Retreats at the GRC! - Shana Feb 15, 2014 9:44 AM
Gainesville Retreat Center Opens this Weekend--January Schedule of Events - Shana Jan 7, 2014 7:45 AM
RE: [Gainesville-Buddhism] January 10th - 12th Buddhist Retreat at Gainesville Retreat Center - Shana Dec 10, 2013 10:24 AM
January 10th - 12th Buddhist Retreat at Gainesville Retreat Center - The Gainesville Retreat Center will be hosting a retreat conducted by the Mahamevnawa Meditation Monastery of Florida. The retreat will be led by the Venerable Bhante Saddhasara Thero. I have heard that the retreat is almost full, but do consid John David E. Dec 10, 2013 10:01 AM
Children's Mindfulness Program at the Gainesville Retreat Center--CORRECTED DATE is January 9! - Shana Dec 10, 2013 8:31 AM
Children's Mindfulness Program at the Gainesville Retreat Center - Shana Dec 9, 2013 6:16 PM
Grove Street Festival Sit, Saturday November 30th, 8am - The Gateless Gate Zen Center has been invited to participate in the Grove Street Festival this coming Saturday the 30th. The Zen Center was a part of the Grove Street neighborhood for many years, and they were invited in recognition of the part they pl John David E. Nov 25, 2013 9:20 PM
Meetup details changed: Group Meditation and Dharma Talk with Gateless Gate Zen Center at UCG - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Gainesvi­lle-Buddhism/events/qjzzbhyrpb­xb/ When : Monday, John David E. Nov 3, 2013 8:52 PM
The Loving Kindness Tour - Gainesville - Nov. 1 - 3 - My best friend lives near Washington, D.C., and she went to view this exhibit when it was in D.C., not long ago. She recommended it highly to me. It is a rare opportunity.  Information from the organizers:  Mindy Oct 31, 2013 9:06 AM
Upcoming Retreats - Hi All, I recently learned of a new (to me) Buddhist group in Gainesville. The Palchen Study Group. Here is their Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/palch­engville They w John David E. Oct 20, 2013 11:17 PM
Live Oak Sangha - Hi All, I just found out that Live Oak Sangha, a local group that meets to discuss and practice the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, has a Facebook page where they have been posting inspirational quotes, links to videos and articles, and informati John David E. Oct 10, 2013 10:30 AM
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Women Survivors of Abuse - The Source Program presents: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction For Survivors of Trauma For women who are survivors of intimate partner violence (physical/sexual/emotional violence John David E. Sep 25, 2013 9:10 AM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Zen Meditation Retreat with Zen Master Bon Haeng: October 31st, 2013 - Correction: It's Danny Fisher. user 8. Sep 9, 2013 12:39 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Zen Meditation Retreat with Zen Master Bon Haeng: October 31st, 2013 - Hi John David and thanks for this. Perhaps of interest to other Buddhism meetup members is user 8. Sep 9, 2013 12:19 PM
Zen Meditation Retreat with Zen Master Bon Haeng: October 31st, 2013 - The Gateless Gate Zen Center will be hosting a three-day retreat with Zen Master Bon Haeng, a teacher with decades of experience. The retreat orientation is the evening of October 31st and the retreat begins early November 1st. It ends on November 3rd. John David E. Sep 7, 2013 5:34 PM
Long Sit at Gateless Gate Zen Center: Saturday August 3rd - Hi All, Just passing along the below message. If you are anyone you know runs a Buddhist group and would like to use this group for passing along information about special events, please let me know :] John David ~~~ Gre John David E. Aug 2, 2013 1:06 PM
Long Sit at Gateless Gate Zen Center: Saturday July 6th - Hello All, There is a Long Sit taking place at Gateless Gate Zen Center this Saturday. I'll be leading the event. At 10am, 25 minute sitting periods begin that alternate with 10 minute walking periods. At around noon a vegetarian pot John David E. Jul 3, 2013 9:19 AM
eveg1333 - How are you? http://www.rp-export.com/at/v/­bf EVELYN Jun 18, 2013 4:57 PM
Interested in Learning Meditation? - I've posted about this group before, but thought that newer members might like learning about it. http://gainesvillemeditation.c­om/ Gainesville Free Community Meditation is a non-faith based group that teaches meditation techniques a John David E. Jun 6, 2013 10:06 AM
Long Sit at Gateless Gate Zen Center: Saturday June 1st - Hello All, Below is information for a Long Sit taking place at Gateless Gate Zen Center this Saturday. If you have a sitting practice and would like an opportunity to experience a longer meditation period and share vegetarian food wi John David E. May 29, 2013 1:32 PM
Long Sit at Gateless Gate Zen Center: Saturday May 4th - Hi All, I occasionally send out information about Buddhist meditation retreats in the area. Here is one such event. The Gateless Gate Zen Center is hosting a Long Sit this weekend, Saturday May 4th from 10am to 2pm. I will be facilitati John David E. Apr 30, 2013 1:12 PM
Sanctuary Alachua Looking for Yoga and Meditation Teachers - Hi All, I'm passing this message along for one of the members of this meetup group. Sanctuary Alachua will be hosting meditation and yoga teachers and is looking to find teachers interested in teaching at their location. Sanctuary John David E. Apr 15, 2013 10:40 AM
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Trauma Survivors - Hi All, I'm passing this along because one of my friends is currently looking to recruit women for this treatment research study. If you are a woman that has experienced interpersonal trauma in the past, you are eligible to participa John David E. Feb 13, 2013 2:51 PM
Wake Up - Hi Everyone, The Wake Up movement is an effort to bring the teachings of mindfulness to Buddhist and non-Buddhist young adults of ages 17 to 35. This is an international movement being led by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. There are US eve John David E. Feb 8, 2013 2:01 PM
One-Day Vipassana Retreat in Micanopy, Florida on February 2nd - More information here: http://www.floridavipassana.or­g/GVS_Feb_2013_one_day_retreat­_flyer.pdf John David E. Jan 20, 2013 3:40 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Silent Prairie Walk, 2013 Edition - I'm in. Best, Zhen On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 1:17 PM, EVELYN < [address removed] > wrote: user 6. Dec 27, 2012 6:56 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Silent Prairie Walk, 2013 Edition - Hi John. Would this be a good time for a new comer to join? EVELYN Dec 27, 2012 1:17 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Silent Prairie Walk, 2013 Edition - Hey Carol, good to hear from you. Thanks for letting me know your preferences. The crowd is mostly folks from Gainesville's yoga communities, acupuncture school, massage school, and meditation communities. It's a potluck dinn John David E. Dec 27, 2012 10:24 AM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Silent Prairie Walk, 2013 Edition - Thanks for the invite...The 12th would work for me, as the 19th Bardor Tulku Rinpoche will be doing teaching all weekend in T carol Dec 26, 2012 7:43 PM
Silent Prairie Walk, 2013 Edition - Hi All, Anyone feel like joining in on a Prairie Walk in January? I'm thinking the La Chua Trail on Saturday the 12th or Saturday the 19th at 1:30pm. Please message me with your preference if you are interested. If either day or time does not w John David E. Dec 26, 2012 6:08 PM
Buddhist Speaker Needed - Hello! My friend Kimball Hobbs and the Baha'is of Gainesville are looking for a person that strongly identifies as Buddhist to participate in a panel discussion for World Religion Day events taking place in Gainesville. The topic: "Why We Pr John David E. Dec 21, 2012 3:33 PM
Cultivating the Brahma-Viharas - Hi All, Thought you might be interested in this opportunity. A meditation retreat will take place at Gainesville Retreat Center November the 15th to the 18th. The schedule will include Dharma talks, guided meditation, silent meditati John David E. Oct 17, 2012 3:09 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - Great idea! I'd be interested, and could do either Saturday or Sunday. On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 9:59 AM, John David Eriksen < [address removed] > Manny R. Oct 14, 2012 7:08 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - Tee Lee W. Oct 14, 2012 5:37 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - 27th or 28th, either one user 8. Oct 13, 2012 9:29 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - Oct. 27 is fine for me. Mindy On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 7:34 PM, John David Eriksen < [address removed] > wrote: Mindy Oct 13, 2012 8:59 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - Sunday works best for me if possible.  On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 7:25 PM, Elizabeth < [address removed] > wrote: luke Oct 13, 2012 8:28 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - I would be interested. Elizabeth Oct 13, 2012 8:25 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - I would be! Luke Ballenger On Oct 13,[masked]:33 PM, "John David Eriksen" < [address removed] > wrote: luke Oct 13, 2012 8:14 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - Hi Tana, hi everyone. How many people would be interested in having this event on Saturday, the 27th of October? On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 11:26 AM, Tana < John David E. Oct 13, 2012 7:32 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - Good idea! Either day's fine with me. Thank you for keeping us all updated. user 8. Oct 13, 2012 11:25 AM
Idea for Meetup: Silent Weekend Prairie Walk - Hi All! I've been trying to think of an idea for a meetup that might be a nice way to share time together. How about a silent walk on the Bolen Bluff or La Chua Trails on Payne's Prairie followed by non-slient coffee or ice cream or maybe a John David E. Oct 13, 2012 9:59 AM
Zen Meditation Retreat, November 1st, Gateless Gate Zen Center - Hi All, I am passing along some info regarding an upcoming retreat taking place in Gainesville, Florida. The retreat will last three days and will consist of periods of sitting, walking, chanting, and formal temple-style meals. You can John David E. Oct 9, 2012 10:27 AM
Introduction to Meditation: Every Wednesday at 6:30pm at Gateless Gate Zen Center - Hi All, Just passing this along. More info regarding the Gateless Gate Zen Center is available here: http://gatelessgate.org/   -- Starting on October 3rd, we will begin offering a Beginning Meditation Class from 6:30-8:0 John David E. Oct 1, 2012 1:52 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Free Community Meditation Relocated Tomorrow Morning -  Tee Lee W. Sep 3, 2012 12:26 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Weekly reading discussion group - is anyone interested? - I am interested. I have studied, practice and taught yoga and meditation for the past 12 years. However Elizabeth Aug 30, 2012 5:19 PM
Weekly reading discussion group - is anyone interested? - John David and I were emailing about the idea of a book group or reading group for reading about Buddhism. He suggested a monthly group, but I said, well, then if you miss one meeting, you miss a whole month. Rather than feel like OH NO ANOTHER COMMITM Mindy Aug 30, 2012 4:01 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Free Community Meditation Relocated Tomorrow Morning - I'm looking forward to meeting you all. See you tomorrow... Elizabeth Aug 30, 2012 12:27 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Free Community Meditation Relocated Tomorrow Morning - Hi Mindy, yes. 8:45 am. Here is more info on the group for those not familiar with it: Our goal is to support, learn from and teach any and all levels of practitioners interested in sitting meditation, beginners and John David E. Aug 30, 2012 10:26 AM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Free Community Meditation Relocated Tomorrow Morning - Is that 8:45 a.m., John David? On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 10:18 AM, John David Eriksen < [address removed] > wrote: Mindy Aug 30, 2012 10:22 AM
Free Community Meditation Relocated Tomorrow Morning - This week, the Free Community Meditation Group that regularly meets at Sanctuary will be meeting to chat at Maude's downtown at 8:45. I'll be there along with Keri and Dave, the coordinators and leaders of this group. Come out and get to know some fell John David E. Aug 30, 2012 10:18 AM
RE: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Gainesville Buddhism and Meditation Groups - Shana Aug 28, 2012 6:07 AM
Gainesville Buddhism and Meditation Groups - Hi all, A couple folks at the meetup tonight asked me to send out a list of all of the Gainesville Buddhist and meditation groups that I am aware of. At least one group meets almost every weekday evening, many weekday mornings, Sunday, and some John David E. Aug 27, 2012 9:12 PM
Zen Retreat With Valerie Forstman - Greetings, all! During the weekend of Thursday, September 27th through the 30th the Zen teacher Valerie Forstman will be conducting a meditation retreat. The practice of meditation is at the heart of most forms of Buddhism and retreats John David E. Aug 13, 2012 2:25 PM
Gainesville Meditation Facebook Group - Hey All, Some friends and I put together a Facebook group for the sharing of Gainesville meditation events. www.facebook.com/groups/gaines­ville.meditation Feel John David E. Aug 11, 2012 4:48 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Free Community Meditation - Funny you sent out this e-mail now, as I just EVELYN Jul 26, 2012 3:37 PM
Free Community Meditation - Hi All, I've sent out a message regarding this group before, but thought I should mention it again because it's still going and I haven't missed a meeting yet :] ---- WHEN: Friday 8:45am until 9:45am WHER John David E. Jul 26, 2012 2:49 PM
Friday Meditation at Sanctuary Yoga - Hey Folks, I've mentioned this group before. Here's a nice write-up introducing the group, its leaders, and its mission. http://www.alligator.or John David E. Jun 21, 2012 10:27 PM
Free Community Meditation - Hi All, Passing along an event that I've attended and enjoyed. I plan to attend tomorrow. John David ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WHEN: Friday 8:45am until 9:45am WHERE: Sanctuary Yoga and meditati John David E. Jun 7, 2012 1:46 PM
Long Sit at Gateless Gate Zen Center, Saturday at 10am - Hi All, Thought you might be interested in the below event taking place at Gateless Gate Zen Center this weekend. The below message was sent by Kristy on behalf of the Zen Cente John David E. May 2, 2012 2:55 PM
facebook address forgot to include it thanks - user 1. Sep 16, 2011 2:42 PM
Together Action at Gateless Gate - Hi All :] A couple quick reminders: Together Action at Gateless Gate tomorrow! Come join us from 9am to 12pm tomorrow to help fix up the gardens :] Come practice mindfulness and help beautify your community too! The Zen John David E. Sep 9, 2011 2:23 PM
Zen Meditation Meetup Info - Hi All, Shana has provided me with an itinerary for what you can expect at the 4pm meetup. Go check it out here: http://www.meetup.com/Gainesvi­lle-Buddhism/messages/boards/t­hread/15594982/0#[masked] John David John David E. Sep 7, 2011 11:07 AM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Zen Meditation Retreat at Gainesville Retreat Center - please remove me from your email list Matta --- On Wed, 9/7/11, John David Eriksen <[address removed]> wrote: user 8. Sep 7, 2011 10:29 AM
Zen Meditation Retreat at Gainesville Retreat Center - Hi All, The Gainesville Retreat Center is hosting a three-day Zen meditation retreat led by Valerie Forstman of the Maria Kannon Zen Center in Dallas, Texas. John David E. Sep 7, 2011 10:24 AM
Community Work Period at Gateless Gate Zen Center - Hey All, I'm passing along the below message from Kristy Shimp at Gateless Gate. I plan on attending this event from 9am onward. RSVP to [address removed] . John David John David E. Sep 3, 2011 4:19 PM
Re: [Gainesville-Buddhism] Ideas for next meetup? - Tee Lee W. Aug 17, 2011 11:16 PM
Ideas for next meetup? - Hi All, I enjoyed the last meetup a great deal and was grateful to be able to meet a few Gainesville folks interested in Buddhism. Have any ideas for another meetup? If so, do join a discussion created for John David E. Aug 17, 2011 8:13 PM
New Meetup: Buddhism 101: What is a sutra? - Announcing a new Meetup for Gainesville Buddhism Social Group! What: Buddhism 101: What is a sutra? When: Sunday, June 13,[masked]:00 PM Where: Volta 48 SW 2nd Street Gainesville, FL[masked] Mindy Jun 5, 2010 12:30 PM
New Meetup: Buddhism 101: What are the basics? - New Meetup for Gainesville Buddhism Social Group! Let's get together for coffee or tea and chat about what you consider to be "the basics of Buddhism." Any school or style of Buddhism is fair game for discussion! What: Budd Mindy Jun 5, 2010 12:22 PM
New Meetup: Coffee, Tea and Chat - Let's get together for coffee on Sunday afternoon! When: Sunday, May 9,[masked]:00 PM Where: Volta 48 SW 2nd Street Gainesville, FL[masked] Suggested topic for our chat: The Four Noble Truths Mindy May 4, 2010 8:28 AM
New Beginners Class in Buddhist Ideas - Hi, everyone. This came from one of the members of our Meetup group: This Sunday, Gainesville Karma Thegsum Choling will offer the first of a series of classes to introduce basic Buddhist concepts and practices form the Tibetan Karma Kagyu trad Mindy Feb 3, 2010 5:09 PM
Happy New Year! - Hello, and Happy New Year! We have several new members in the Gainesville Buddhism Social Group -- welcome to everyone!! We haven't had a Meetup for a while, but now that everyone is back in town after the holidays, it would be a good time to g Mindy Jan 5, 2010 8:47 AM
Prof. Ahuja's talk on "Buddha's teachings and Buddhism in his daily life" (Nov 22, diamond village common room) - Feng H. Nov 19, 2009 10:50 PM
Museum talk by an expert on Chinese calligraphy and Buddhist art - Dr. Amy McNair of the University of Kansas is coming to UF to give a talk on Chinese calligraphy on Oct. 30, Friday, 6 p.m., at the Harn Museum. She is a specialist in Chinese calligraphy and Buddhist art. There is a public reception following the lecture Mindy Oct 26, 2009 5:39 PM
New Meetup: Discovering Buddhist Practices - Announcing a new Meetup for Gainesville Buddhism Social Group! What: Discovering Buddhist Practices When: November 18,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks 201 SE First Street Gainesville, FL[masked] Mindy Oct 26, 2009 5:03 PM
Meetup this Thursday evening - Hi, everyone. Our fourth Meetup will be this week at the DOWNTOWN Starbucks: http://www.meetup.com/Gainesvi­lle-Buddhism/calendar/11467318­/ If you have not RS Mindy Oct 13, 2009 11:47 AM
Next Meetup, Oct. 15: Basic Ideas of Buddhism - Announcing a new Meetup for Gainesville Buddhism Social Group! What: Basic Ideas of Buddhism When: October 15,[masked]:30 PM -- THURSDAY Where: Starbucks -- DOWNTOWN this time 201 SE First Street Gainesvil Mindy Sep 25, 2009 5:32 PM
Buddhist Social Group - Meetup this Wednesday - Hi, everyone! We have a Meetup this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Be sure to check the Meetup page for location and details: http://www.meetup.com/Gainesvi­lle-Buddhism/calendar/11 Mindy Sep 21, 2009 9:19 AM
Last night's Meetup and the next one - Hi, everyone! We had a good Meetup yesterday. Six members and one friend showed up. The last four of us left Starbucks around 8:15 p.m. It was a fun discussion. Please voice your preferences about our next Meetup -- when, where, and also topics Mindy Aug 28, 2009 9:26 AM
List of meditation groups nearby - If you would like to see a list of meditation groups that meet in or near Gainesville, check out this discussion: http://www.meetup.com/Gainesvi­lle-Buddhism/mes Mindy Aug 16, 2009 4:27 PM
Get ready for our next Meetup - Hi, everyone! The next Meetup will be Thursday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. Please RSVP (yes, no, maybe) here if you can: http://www.meetup.com/Gainesvi­lle-Buddhism/calendar/1088968 Mindy Aug 12, 2009 6:43 PM
Sorry to bug you again - If you have time, fill in your Meetup group profile. Here's how: 1. Go to the Members page ( http://www.meetup.com/Gainesvi­lle-Buddhism/members/ ) 2. Click your own name Mindy Jul 16, 2009 9:41 AM
Introduction Meetup tonight at 6 p.m. - Hi! Hope to see you at the Starbucks by the Hippodrome later today! http://www.meetup.com/Gainesvi­lle-Buddhism/calendar/10820409­/ I will bring two or three b Mindy Jul 16, 2009 8:59 AM

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