Mindful Eating, Conscious Living: A 5-day professional training

Northwest USA  

April 29, 2014toMay 4, 2014

Mindful Eating UCSD 180x180This 5-day intensive, experiential program is intended for professionals wishing to incorporate mindful eating and supportive mindfulness-related practices into their one-on-one clinical practice and/or into group work in which eating, food, and body are aspects or the central focus. The program was designed for clinicians in mental health or healthcare fields and Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

Northeast USA  

April 29, 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 »

Core Texts of Secular Buddhism: Nine-week class series

Northeast USA  Online  

April 30, 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 »

Applications now open for undergraduate and graduate studies in Buddhism and Himalayan languages

May 1, 2014 11:00 pmtoJuly 1, 2014 11:00 pm

Rangjung Yeshe Institute

Applications are now open for our 2014 undergraduate and graduate programs.
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Settling the Mind in Its Natural State

Southwest USA  

May 2, 2014toMay 4, 2014

Mahamudra_jpg-sizedUpaya Zen Center

The meditative practice of “settling the mind in its natural state” is the foundation for both the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, which are focused on realizing Read More »

Weekend at a Buddhist Monastery, with Lama Karma Drodhul and KTD Staff

Northeast USA  

May 2, 2014toMay 4, 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 Karma Drodhul, a Tibetan monk and spiritual teacher. While there are structured activities, you can design your Read More »

The Practice of Chenrezik and Million Mani Retreat, with Lama Kathy Wesley

Northeast USA  

May 2, 2014toMay 7, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Chenrezik is the bodhisattva of compassion, beloved by Tibetans and accessible to all. His mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum, has the power to purify the six types of mental affliction and cultivate wisdom and compassion. Learn the practice of Chenrezik, then lend your energy to our annual Million Mani Retreat Read More »

Early Buddhist Maps of the Mind

Northeast USA  

May 3, 2014
10:00 amto5:00 pm

Andrew OlendzkiNew York Insight Meditation Center
New York City

With Andrew Olendzki

Meditators have been looking closely and directly at the mind for a very long time in India. Many of the fruits of these Read More »

Attachments as Addiction: Exploring Spiritual Power, with Shugen Sensei

Northeast USA  

May 3, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

addictionBDZen Center of New York City

All our attachments are attempts to find satisfaction by depending on something outside of ourselves. Inherently unstable and unsustainable, such attachments are always accompanied Read More »

Buddha’s birthday celebration

Northwest USA  

May 4, 2014
10:00 amto1:30 pm

Boy pours 180x180During our Sunday public program, there will be a special ceremony for Buddha’s birthday, pouring sweet tea over the baby Buddha. Lunch will also include a Buddha’s birthday cake. There will be a kid-friendly performance after lunch. Children are especially welcome to come to this event.
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Sharing the Dharma Day

Northwest USA  

May 4, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

vjampa-vtsultrim-vdamcho-oct13Newport, 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 »

Guest teacher Amma Thanasanti Bhikkhuni

Northwest USA  

May 8, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Amma BhikkuniBringing Truth, Wisdom, and Love into the World

Tonight’s dharma talk at Portland’s Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple will be offered by guest teacher Amma Thanasanti Bhikkhuni.

The culmination of the spiritual path can be realized when we let go of the need to identify with what arises and passes Read More »

The Great Tributaries Retreat: Exploring Compassion, Wisdom, and Emptiness in the Three Buddhist Schools

Southwest USA  

May 9, 2014toMay 12, 2014

Buddha handsUpaya Zen Center

This unique retreat brings together three cherished teachers of the three schools of Buddhism in a radical exploration of compassion, wisdom, and emptiness through direct teachings and practice. Read More »