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Articles About Yellow Springs Dharma Center

  • Bringing mindfulness to prison

    Katie Egart of the Yellow Springs Dharma Center is shown here, top center, with a Marysville prison inmate who presented her, along with Dharma Center members Donna Denman and MJ Gentile, with an original painting of the center in appreciation for the meditation group that Egart leads there. Egart, a Buddhist priest, travels to Marysville and to the Dayton Correctional Institute two times a month to hold a meditation session for interested inmates. (Submitted photo)

    Whenever Katie Egart walks into the Dayton Correctional Institution, or DCI, she encounters locked doors.

  • ‘Mindful of Race’ discussion group to begin

    The Dharma Center will hold a seven-week book discussion group focused on Ruth King’s book “Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out” on Thursdays beginning Jan. 17.

  • Teacher to return to YS Dharma Center

    Buddhist meditation guiding teacher Rebecca Bradshaw will return to the Yellow Springs Dharma Center on Thursday, May 3, to give a talk at 8 p.m. titled “Four Faces of Compassion.”

  • Local death penalty opponents decry Ohio’s plans to resume executions

    State prison officials plan to put convicted killer Ronald Phillips to death Wednesday, July 26, more than three years after a controversial and apparently painful execution led to a moratorium on capital punishment in Ohio.

  • Eco-sattva: Climate compassion, action

    The Dharma Center and Community Solutions are partnering to offer an “eco-sattva” training beginning Jan. 12 to help villagers take mindful, effective action in response to climate change. Pictured outside the Dharma Center are, counterclockwise, course facilitators Saul Greenberg, Dione Greenberg and MJ Gentile, with Dharma Center Board Member Katie Egart. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Eco-sattva, a blend of “ecology” and “bodhisattva,” the term refers to a person working for the well-being of all life in the face of environmental harm.

  • Mindful environs

    The VIDA commission recognized the Dharma Center, located on the corner of Davis and Livermore streets, because the building and surrounding gardens “create a subtle yet compelling visual effect and atmosphere. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Dharma Center is the spring 2016 recipient of VIDA, or the Village Inspiration and Design Award, which is awarded quarterly by the Yellow Springs Art and Culture Commission.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust and Dharma Center sponsor walking toward mindfulness

    Monthly nature meditation walks in Glen Helen are from 4–5 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month through October with the next session this Sunday, Aug. 25. The sessions include an introduction to meditation, 20-minute silent hike, thoughts on the season from Bill Felker, 20-minute journaliing period and group reflection. Organizers demonstrating walking meditation are, from front, Antioch College student Charlotte Pulitzer, Dharma Center board member Katie Egart, Tecumseh Land Trust executive director Krista Magaw and Felker. (Photo by Megan Bachman)c

    If you think the only way to meditate is sitting cross-legged with eyes closed, think again. A walking meditation in the great outdoors can open up a whole new world of sights, sounds, sensations and smells — all while re-wiring the brain to be more aware in everyday life.