Shelly Graf

Shelly Graf meditation teacher

Shelly Graf has been practicing in the Insight Meditation tradition since 2003. They are a graduate of Insight Meditation Society’s four-year teacher training program and currently serve as one of the Guiding Teachers at Common Ground Meditation Center in Minneapolis, MN. Shelly has an interest in integrating the teachings of the Buddha as deeply as possible into the fabric of our lives and as such, they have a special interest in waking up to whiteness as part of this total and fully integrated path of awakening. Whatever Shelly’s role may be, they will always be a grateful student of Buddhist Practice first.

Events with Shelly Graf

LGBTQI Meditation Retreat: Recognizing Yourself as Part of Nature: Buddhist Liberation Practices for the LGBTQI Community
October 5 - 9, 2023

A Four-Night Silent Insight Meditation Retreat Thursday, October 5th – Monday, October 9th registration closes Wednesday Sept 28th at 11:59pm Pacific Time     If you self-identify as queer, intersex, transgender, genderqueer, bisexual, lesbian or gay, join us to explore practices of presence and freedom on this silent meditation retreat. Stepping away from technology, entertainment, recreational drugs and alcohol will support us to cultivate wisdom and love. We will engage in contemplative practices of mindfulness and compassion as a community while sitting, walking, eating and in daily life activities. The retreat is supported by guided meditation, dharma talks, time for…

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