Silent Zen Weekend "Mindfulness and Intimacy" with Zen teacher Ben Connelly

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Common House, Great Oak Co-Housing

500 Little Lake Drive · Ann Arbor, MI

How to find us

On the west side of Ann Arbor off Jackson Road between Wagner and Zeeb, off Parkland Plaza: Great Oak Co-housing Common House is near the Cul-de-sac on Little Lake Drive.

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Join us for a weekend of silent meditation and Public talk by Ben Connelly!

We will offer several periods of sitting and walking meditation; Work in the garden as silent activity of the weekend, open for all who are interested in Zen meditation. Other silent activities in the kitchen are available as well.
We offer six meals and the possibility of staying on-site for the two nights. The event is free, recommended donations are $45 for half-day, $90 for full-day and $180 for weekend participation, sliding scale to Zero is available, please let us know what works for you. A detailed schedule will be posted in the comments.
We welcome people of any age, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, native language, nationality, immigrant status, religion, skin complexion, cultural heritage, education, marital status, etc... We offer refuge to all beings.
If you are a CoHousing neighbor, especially if you are a teenager, we offer introduction as requested for any part of our events, including our meals, silent hot tub times, public talks and activities within the silence. Please indicate in advance you are coming - we need to know the meal count by Thursday afternoon.
The weekend, from the end of our first meal (Friday dinner) to the beginning of the closing meal (Sunday lunch), will be silent, except the book signing by Zen teacher Ben Connelly at 11:30 AM on Saturday, with the lunch afterwards.

*** Parking is on Little Lake Drive ONLY. Loading-unloading can be accommodated near the Common House. Limited handicapped parking spaces available ***