Nyung Ne Retreat, with Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron

Northwest USA  

November 14, 2014toNovember 17, 2014

gelongmapalmoNewport, WA

The nun Bhikshuni Palmo originated the Nyung Ne practice in India many centuries ago, healing herself from leprosy and gaining a bodhisattva’s realizations. Nyung Ne is a purification retreat and a wonderful opportunity to deepen your refuge and strengthen your relationship with Chenrezig, Buddha of Compassion. Read More »

Buddhism for Beginners

Northeast USA  

November 21, 2014
November 28, 2014
December 5, 2014

Amida StatueNew York City

Over three consecutive Friday evenings, from 7 to 7:30 pm, the New York Buddhist Church will be offering a series of informative and informal introductory classes on Buddhism. Read More »

Sacred pilgrimages to India, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar, starting November 2014 through February 2015

International  

November 21, 2014toDecember 13, 2014
December 18, 2014toDecember 23, 2014
February 2, 2015toFebruary 15, 2015

Light of Buddhadharma Foundation International

Dear Friends in Dhamma: If you are interested in finding out more about joining our sacred pilgrimages to the holy sites where the Buddha walked and taught, to participate in the auspicious International Tipitaka Chanting Ceremonies, Read More »

Walk to Feed the Hungry: Houston, TX

Southwest USA  

November 22, 2014

Close to a billion people worldwide face hunger as a fact of daily life. Hunger and related illnesses claim some ten million lives each year, half of them children. The increasingly serious effects of climate change are making it ever harder Read More »

The Ease and Joy of Mornings

Southwest USA  

November 23, 2014
9:30 amto12:30 pm

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Upaya offers (by donation only) a half-day of meditation practice led by Shinzan Palma, Upaya’s Head Priest and Dharma Holder: dwelling, contemplating and relaxing into silence. Read More »

Clare Harris in Conversation with Gonkar Gyatso and Tenzing Rigdol

Northeast USA  

December 4, 2014
6:30 pmto8:30 pm

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In The Museum at the Roof of the World, visual anthropologist and curator Clare E. Harris explores how British and Chinese collectors and curators have historically tried to convert Tibet itself into a museum. This book, available for the first time in paperback, is a powerful account of the museums created by, for, or on behalf of Tibetans. Read More »

Sharing the Dharma Day

Northwest USA  

December 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 »

The Ease and Joy of Mornings

Southwest USA  

December 14, 2014
9:30 amto12:30 pm

SnowCircle_jpg-sized (150x113)Upaya Zen Center

Upaya offers (by donation only) a half-day of meditation practice led by Shinzan Palma, Upaya’s Head Priest and Dharma Holder: dwelling, contemplating and relaxing into silence. Read More »

Winter Practice Period: The Way of Zen

Southwest USA  

January 7, 2015toJanuary 28, 2015

Snow covered Buddha (150x112)Upaya Zen Center

A Practice Period is a time when the stream of practice, study, training, and samu is steady and concentrated at Upaya. This includes four periods of zazen each day, Read More »

The Way of Zen: Week 1

Southwest USA  

January 7, 2015toJanuary 11, 2015

stone path (112x150)Upaya Zen Center

With Sensei Irène Kaigetsu Kyojo Bakker and Shinzan Palma, Dharma Holder

This first week of the Winter Practice Period begins with an opening ceremony, orientation, and introduction. The daily schedule Read More »

Zazenkai: A day-long silent meditation retreat

Southwest USA  

January 10, 2015

Zazen in Upayas Circle of the Way Temple (112x150)Upaya Zen Center

This silent meditation retreat, led by Sensei Irène Kaigetsu Kyojo Bakker and Shinzan Palma, Upaya’s Head Priest, provides the experience of deep periods of uninterrupted meditation. It includes sitting and walking meditation throughout the day, one hour of work practice, three informal meals, and a dharma talk by the teacher. Read More »

Sravasti Abbey Annual Winter Retreat (Solitary Hero Yamantaka and Manjushri)

Northwest USA  

January 13, 2015toApril 13, 2015

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1-month Retreat: January 13 – February 9
3-month Retreat: January 13 – April 13

Sravasti Abbey spends each winter in silent retreat, and qualified guests are welcome to join us. Beginning January 2015, Read More »

The Way of Zen: Week 2

Southwest USA  

January 14, 2015toJanuary 18, 2015

stone path (112x150)Upaya Zen Center

With Sensei Irène Kaigetsu Kyojo Bakker and Shinzan Palma 

During this week of the Winter Practice Period, the daily schedule consists of Zazen, Samu work practice, afternoon classes, study, zendo etiquette, and interviews with teachers. Saturday will be a Read More »