His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in Vancouver, BC

October 23, 2014

HHDL_visit_400pxHis Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will present a one-day teaching at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre (formerly the Thunderbird Arena) on the UBC campus.  The teaching is open to all.  Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.

The Dalai Lama will present the “Avalokiteshvara Empowerment,” an empowerment teaching on compassion. Read More »

Walk to Feed the Hungry: Escondido

Southern California  

October 23, 2014
9:00 amto1:00 pm

Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, Chairman of Buddhist Global Relief, and about 45 Monks and Nuns will be leading the BGR 1.8-mile Escondido Walk to Feed the Hungry on Thursday, October 23, 2014, including all Buddhist denominations. Read More »

Social Resilience Model (SRM), Level II

Southwest USA  

October 24, 2014toOctober 26, 2014

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With Laurie Leitch, PhD, and Loree Sutton, MD

Open only to those who have completed SRM Level 1. Read More »

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness: October weekend retreat at The Interdependence Project

Northeast USA  

October 24, 2014toOctober 26, 2014

New York City

The Satipatthana Sutta, the Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, is a foundational teaching from the Buddha from which all modern practices of mindfulness are derived. The instructions given in this teaching on the practice of mindfulness meditation are presented systematically in a clear and comprehensible way that requires no special knowledge or prior experience. Read More »

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche: Confusion Arises as Wisdom — Gampopa’s Heart Advice on the Path of Mahamudra

Northeast USA  

October 24, 2014toOctober 26, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

According to the Mahamudra view, confusion arises as wisdom when we are able to perceive the emptiness of all phenomena. This teaching is based on “Gampopa’s Great Teachings to the Assembly,” a 12th-century text with clear, precise instructions on realizing the true nature of reality. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche Read More »

Dharma and Racism: Healing Self, Healing Other — Workshop at Village Zendo

Northeast USA  

October 25, 2014
9:30 amto1:00 pm

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Led by Hoshi Deirdre Eisho Peterson

In this workshop we will look deeply at our experience of racism — our conditioning (both personal and societal) and how that manifests in our lives today. Read More »

Walk to Feed the Hungry: Los Angeles

Southern California  

October 26, 2014
10:00 amto2:00 pm

Please join us for this 3-mile Walk of compassion led by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, Chairperson and Founder of Buddhist Global Relief. The walk will start and end at the Against the Stream Santa Monica Center at 1001A Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica.  Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

Northeast USA  

October 28, 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 »

Freedom Every Day: Walking with Compassion and Wisdom on the Eightfold Path

Northeast USA  

October 29, 2014

New York City

 Wednesdays, 7 to 9 pm

This special new series will explore how wisdom and compassion are emphasized and developed within each branch of the eightfold path, and provide a multilineage perspective on how to skillfully practice and live according to these Read More »

The Parinirvana of the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa

Northeast USA  

October 31, 2014
10:00 am

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

To commemorate the passing of His Holiness the 16th Karmapa, we perform a Karma Pakshi Guru Yoga and Tsok offering in the morning.

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Fall Practice Period: Cultivating the Boundless Field

Southwest USA  

October 31, 2014toNovember 9, 2014

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Shinzan Palma and Joshin Brian Byrnes lead this special time for deep practice in community. Read More »

Zazenkai Weekend

Southwest USA  

October 31, 2014toNovember 2, 2014

Buddha handsUpaya Zen Center

Led by Shinzan Palma and Joshin Brian Byrnes, this meditation retreat provides the experience of deep periods of uninterrupted meditation. There will be sitting and walking meditation throughout the day, one hour of work practice, three informal meals, and a dharma talk by the teacher. Read More »

A Footprint of the Buddha: Samatha/concentration retreat

Southwest USA  

November 1, 2014toNovember 18, 2014

Marcia editedNikki_headshotSan Geronimo Lodge, Taos, New Mexico
With Marcia Rose and Nikki Mirghafori

The Mountain Hermitage is taking applications from experienced practitioners for this two-week samatha/concentration retreat. Read More »