Live Online Meditation Practice Group begins September 2

Online  

September 2, 2014toSeptember 30, 2014

The Interdependence Project’s unique new online course is an opportunity for anyone to deepen their practice without leaving home.  Start every weekday morning with IDP teacher Kim Brown, from 7am to 8am EST, via remote video streaming.  Read More »

Nyingma Institute: Four-Month Retreat 2014

Northern California  

September 2, 2014toDecember 17, 2014

Meditation ClassBerkeley, CA

Tarthang Tulku, founder of the Nyingma Institute, taught the first Human Development Training Program at the Institute in the summer of 1973. This program offered a comprehensive education in how to develop and expand the capacity Read More »

Freedom and Ease of Being: A meditation retreat for our LGBTIQ community

Northeast USA  

September 2, 2014toSeptember 7, 2014

Barre, MA
With Pascal Auclair, Anushka Fernandopulle, and Maddy Klyne

This Insight Meditation Society retreat creates a space of ease and support for our LGBTIQ meditators to come together, beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Sharing silence and meditative space allows us to make greater peace with ourselves and our Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

Northeast USA  

September 2, 2014toDecember 30, 2014

meditation_110New York City
Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30 pm

Whether you aspire to take a break from the hectic pace of urban life, want to learn simple meditation techniques, or wish to benefit from the collective energy of practicing with a group, please join us for “Becoming Your Own Therapist” — Shantideva Read More »

Fundraising from the Heart, with Lynne Twist

Southwest USA  

September 5, 2014toSeptember 7, 2014

Lynne Twist (2) (150x143)Upaya Zen Center

A Workshop to Transform Your Relationship with Money and the Life of Your Nonprofit

What if you could turn what may seem like “the necessary evil” of fundraising into the most exciting and fulfilling Read More »

Sharing the Dharma Day

Northwest USA  

September 7, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Venerable Thubten ChodronNewport, WA

One Sunday per month, Sravasti Abbey opens its doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to Read More »

Full Moon Loving-Kindness Meditation

Northwest USA  

September 8, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple
All are welcome to our monthly Full Moon Loving-Kindness Practice and Ceremony for Ethical Living. To support loving-kindness (metta) around the world, we meditate together on nights when there is a full moon. Metta meditation is an antidote to fear and anxiety, and a complement to the cool clarity of wisdom. Read More »

Full Moon Loving-Kindness Practice and Refuge Ceremony

Northwest USA  

September 8, 2014toDecember 6, 2014

Full Moon 2013 Metta image 180x180Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple

To support loving-kindness (metta) practice around the world, we will meditate together on nights when there is a full moon.

Metta meditation is an antidote to fear and anxiety, and a complement to the cool clarity of wisdom. Read More »

Finding Calm, Clarity, and Compassion in the Storm of Illness

Southwest USA  

September 12, 2014toSeptember 14, 2014

buddha lotus (150x112)Upaya Zen Center

Transforming pain, fear, and loss, Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, and  Mary Taylor present this unique retreat for people living with illness, along with their loved ones. It’s a time to reconnect with your essential self, your inner wisdom, your tender Read More »

Catching Yourself Before Things Catch You

Southeast USA  

September 12, 2014toSeptember 13, 2014

Lama Surya DasWilmington, NC

Friday,  7-9 PM: Evening presentation
Saturday,  10 AM – 5 PM: One-day practice retreat

Natural Meditation and the Practice of Presencing: A weekend event with Lama Surya Das  — Integrating Spirituality into Everyday Life  Read More »

Weekend at a Buddhist Monastery, with Lama Zopa Tharchin and KTD Staff

Northeast USA  

September 12, 2014toSeptember 14, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Aimed at people who want to learn more about the basics of Tibetan Buddhism, this program includes introductory classes, meditation instruction and practice, and one-on-one time with Lama Zopa Tharchin, a monk and spiritual advisor. Read More »

The Way of the Peacemaker: Socially Engaged Mysticism

Northeast USA  

September 12, 2014toSeptember 14, 2014

imageBangor, PA

Join Zen Peacemaker minister Anthony Stultz, EdD, for a very special retreat on practicing the Path of the Peacemaker. In this retreat, Sensei Tony will share his experiences of living out the Three Tenets of a Zen Peacemaker in socially engaged challenges (prison, politics, environment, interfaith, LGBT issues) and instruct on Read More »

Meditation Posture Clinic at The Interdependence Project: Attend in person or online

Northeast USA  Online  

September 14, 2014
12:00 pmto2:00 pm

New York City
Remote students are welcome too — Dan will be offering this live via Google Hangout.  Please email him for details.
Often, meditators struggle to hold their sitting posture rigidly from the start of practice until the concluding bell. Fixating on an idealized position tends Read More »