• Invitation for Open House - Grand Opening Dear Noble Friends: You are cordially invited to the inauguration of our Metta Meditation Center in Janesville, MN on June 9 -10th. This is an important weekend for the Triple Gem. In addition to celebrating the inauguration of the Center, … Continued
  • Mindfulness Workshop with Chi Gong - Mindfulness with Chi Gong When: Saturday, June 16th, 2 pm to 6 pm. Where: At Mindfulness Center Instructor: Bhante Kovida is from Ontario and teaches across Canada and in several countries. He will be discussing the benefits of Mindfulness, including Dynamic … Continued
  • Residential Retreat with Bhante Kovida - Retreat with Bhante Kovida This is a Triple Gem Meditation Retreat. Bhante Kovida is from Ontario and teaches across Canada and in several countries. He will be discussing the benefits of Mindfulness, including Dynamic Mindfulness – hand movements and chi … Continued
  • Mindfulness for Everyday Life  - Mindfulness for Everyday Life Date: Saturday, June 2nd Time: 2pm-5pm where: Mindfulness Center wear comfortable clothing? Mindfulness for Everyday Life: The Mindful Way of life offer these reflections as skillful and joyful places for the mind to abide. In this workshop … Continued
  • Residential Meditation Retreat - This is the Triple Gem Residential Meditation Retreat. Bhante Sati will lead this meditation retreat with discussing the Buddha’s teachings and practices on purifying the mind. These teachings offer insight and methods on how to purify the mind and support … Continued
  • Seminar on Seven Steps to Awakening (Satta Bojjhanga) - Buddhist Seminar on “Seven Steps to Awakening” Topic:  Seven Steps to Awakening (Satta Bojjhanga) These teachings are for advancing our meditation practice. Awakening happens with in; each one of life experiences helps form our mind. Our past created who we … Continued
  • Course on Eightfold Path - Buddhist Course on Eightfold Path Next class Friday 7:00-8.00pm Starting June 1st   Noble Eightfold Path dwells at the “heart” of Buddha’s teachings and practices. Buddha introduced the Noble Eightfold Path (AKA the Path) to help establish mindfulness in our … Continued
  • Meditation, Resilience and Vocation: A Mindfulness Approach for Life - Meditation, Resilience and Vocation: A Mindfulness Approach for Life Monday June 25th- Thursday June 28th Retreat Objectives and Schedule Objectives/Outcomes for Retreat Participants Reflect on personal interests and activities (what do you enjoy doing?) Create a vision for your vocation/life-path  … Continued
  • A Course for Self- Motivation - Course: Bhavana (practice of mind culture), a 7-week course on a Buddhist meditation technique. At Metta Meditation Center, 3864 420th Ave, Janesville, MN 56048 Instructor: Bhante Mihintale Kamalasiri Bhante Kamalasiri is a buddhist monk, a spiritual/meditation teacher, and an author. … Continued
  • Residential Retreat with Upul - This is a residential Vippassana (insight) meditation retreat organized by the Triple Gem. Upul Gamage will be leading this meditation retreat by discussing Buddhist sutras and other teachings that emphasizes refining the wisdom and compassion of our minds. These teachings … Continued
  • Chaska Book Club - Chaska Book Club The book club meets on Saturday afternoons at 3pm every 3 to 4 weeks.   We typically read 30-50 pages of a book for each meeting.  Below is a listing of past books we have read and discussed.  If you are … Continued
  • Metta Meditation Center - The day has come, and our dream has become reality: On Sept. 14, Triple Gem of the North closed on the Holy Spirit Retreat Center in Janesville. Without your generosity, support and trust, we never would have reached our goal. … Continued
  • Chanting - Invitation for Buddhist Chantings at Metta Meditation Center Please join us to celebrate at the Metta Meditation Center, 3864 420th Ave, Janesville, MN 56048, on September 21, starting at 1 pm. This is an open house, for you, your family and friends, and … Continued
  • Pali Chanting -   Pali Chanting Understanding the texts of ancient Pali chanting can help to practice our Buddhist tradition. Chanting is another practice as part of meditation and is used to develop inner strength by monks and laypeople. In this class we … Continued
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