Six-week course with Ethan Nichtern: Dealing with Emotions

Northeast USA  Online  

April 21, 2014toMay 19, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City

Mondays, 7 to 9 pm

This wonderful new series will present an overview of Buddhist teachings on working skillfully to navigate various emotional states. From the standpoint of Buddhist wisdom, emotions are simply energy of the mind, which can be misunderstood and engaged in destructively, or can be utilized and harnessed to bring about Read More »

Timeless Spring Sesshin

Southwest USA  

April 22, 2014toApril 27, 2014

Upaya Zen Center

Special Pricing Offer! Led by Shinzan Palma and Joshin Brian Byrnes, this sesshin offers the precious opportunity to let go into the stream of practice and explore the boundless field of who you really are. We sit with spring poems and stories, and the writings of some of the great Zen masters of our lineage, Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

Northeast USA  

April 22, 2014toDecember 30, 2014

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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 »

Core Texts of Secular Buddhism: Nine-week class series

Northeast USA  Online  

April 23, 2014toMay 28, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City

Wednesdays, 7 to 9 pm

Buddhism is a cumulative tradition, its practices and philosophies developed and expanded upon by generation after generation of teachers from all traditions. This unique multi-lineage course offers an understanding of the development Read More »

Spring Workshops at Nyingma Institute

Northern California  

April 24, 2014toMay 26, 2014

Meditation and Tibetan Yoga at the Nyingma InstituteBerkeley, CA

Workshops offer fresh insights and spiritual refreshment in a gentle, meditative atmosphere.
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Petite Retreats at Nyingma Institute

Northern California  

April 24, 2014toMay 26, 2014

Nyingma Institute LogoBerkeley, CA

For forty years, the Nyingma Institute has offered a gentle path of self-knowledge and altruistic service based on the Buddha’s teachings. Retreats and workshops offer fresh insights and spiritual refreshment in a gentle, meditative  Read More »

Open Mind, Loving Heart: A retreat in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Northwest USA  

April 24, 2014toApril 27, 2014

Great Vow Zen Monastery

By learning to steady the mind through meditation and mindfulness practices, we cultivate our capacity for an open mind and a loving heart. By learning to steady the mind, we develop wise attention. We learn how to nurture the ability within Read More »

Mindfulness and Compassion: A Retreat for Couples

Northeast USA  

April 24, 2014toApril 27, 2014

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

In the urgency and speed of life, time squeezes our attention to the narrow band of to-do’s. What suffers is connection — to yourself and to others. Deliberately stepping away from the demands of your life and turning inward, you see and feel the effects your Read More »

Bringing Dharma Into Daily Life Retreat, with Sravasti Abbey Monastics

Northwest USA  

April 25, 2014toApril 27, 2014

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The Buddha’s teachings intrigue or inspire you, and you’d like to put them into practice, but that’s not as easy as it sounds. How do you maintain a daily practice? How do you apply these methods for calming the mind and developing compassion in the midst of your busy day-to-day life? Read More »

Spring Family Gathering

Nova Scotia  

April 25, 2014toApril 27, 2014

Dorje Denma Ling

We invite you to come be a part of this uplifted gathering for practice and fun. Bring your family to enjoy beautiful Dorje Denma Ling. There will be lots of spring activities for children Read More »

Introduction to the Buddhist Philosophical Schools and Their Views of Reality

Northeast USA  

April 25, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

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Understanding the disparity between how things exist and how we perceive them to exist is at the core of the teachings of the Buddha. To put it simply, we suffer because we misconceive reality. This is why, for over 2,500 years, scholars have been trying to understand exactly what this reality is.   Read More »

Vajrayana Path weekend retreat

Northeast USA  

April 25, 2014toApril 26, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City

Join Shastri Ethan Nichtern for this special weekend, which will provide a foundational understanding of the philosophy, psychology, and techniques of the Vajrayana tradition. He will present a public talk on Friday, followed by a day-long retreat on Saturday, during which he will introduce students to a short liturgical Read More »

Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche: 100 Verses of Advice by Padampa Sangye

Northeast USA  

April 25, 2014toApril 27, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, one of the greatest living Tibetan masters, teaches on Padampa Sangye, the 11th-century Indian master who traveled through India, China, and Tibet but settled in the Tibetan village of Tingri, where he taught people trying to lead a dharmic life in the everyday world. Read More »