What is a spiritual community?

Buddhism, community, Ratna Ling Volunteer
What is a spiritual community? At Ratna Ling, we self-identify as a spiritual community rooted in the principles of Buddhism. But what does that actually mean? Here are a few things that happen here that you may or may not associate with spiritual study and growth practice. We meditate together. There is something about the energy channeled during group meditation that fills a room like wisps of smoke. Deep inhales, intentional exhales, even the sound of a body as it relaxes deeper into practice can take you deeper into your own. We meditate together occasionally as a  community and also in smaller groups. We have meetings. Did you ever hear the David Grady skit about conference calls? Or watch an episode of The Office? Every morning we meet together to…
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