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Join Us for Our Spring, Day-long Intensive

THE SOURCE OF JOY June 9th, 2012 GREEN GULCH FARM ZEN CENTER This one-day sitting will involve sitting and walking meditation, Dharma talks, Q & A and, by request, private interviews with Michael. Confirmation will be sent to you when your $80 payment is received....

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Dialogs With My Teacher #43

Here's another installment in a series of emails that took place between Michael and one of his senior students beginning the Summer of 2009. May you find the exchange interesting and enriching. ___ November 2, 2011 (#43) Student: What is the best response to someone...

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Dialogs With My Teacher #42

Here's another installment in a series of emails that took place between Michael and one of his senior students beginning the Summer of 2009. May you find the exchange interesting and enriching. ___ October 28, 2010 Student: What allows emptiness to remain...

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A Sangha Member’s Kind Words

4/16/12 I returned yesterday from the Infinite Smile Weekend Retreat at Mt. Madonna. The surroundings were beautiful and the "work" was challenging! Michael's gentle encouragement and detailed instructions guided us as the group moved deeper into the silence. I was...

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Dialogs With My Teacher #41

Here's another installment in a series of emails that took place between Michael and one of his senior students beginning the Summer of 2009. May you find the exchange interesting and enriching. ___ October 27, 2010 (#41) Student: What happens when you fall in love?...

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Join us for our Spring Retreat – June 9th

The Source of Joy June 9th, 2012 GREEN GULCH FARM ZEN CENTER This one-day sitting will involve sitting and walking meditation, Dharma talks, Q & A and, by request, private interviews with Michael. Confirmation will be sent to you when your $80 payment is received....

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Brooklyn Students Learn to Notice Their Emotions

Great New York Times piece on teaching meditation to high schoolers... Students in trouble are given the choice of traditional punishments or participating in the meditation program, where Mr. Snyder will teach them how to meditate, understand volatile emotions and...

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Dialogs With My Teacher #40

Here's another installment in a series of emails that took place between Michael and one of his senior students beginning the Summer of 2009. May you find the exchange interesting and enriching. ___ October 13, 2010 (#40)   Student: Okay, so what does it really mean...

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We’re Almost Full

Spring 2012 Weekend Retreat Living Without Hindrance April 13 - 15, 2012 MOUNT MADONNA CENTER Most of us on the spiritual path find that its the little things that get to us; that it's life's trivial offerings that get in the way of what we want to experience. This...

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