True Secret: Sit, Walk, Write

Southwest USA  

November 12, 2014toNovember 16, 2014

Mountain field (113x150)Upaya Zen Center

Natalie Goldberg and Wendy Johnson lead this retreat, which offers the opportunity to develop the active mind of writing with the contemplative atmosphere of silence, sitting, and walking. It is designed to place you solidly in your own experience, to develop a strong writing spine at the same time as to open a fresh Read More »

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 »

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 »

The Ease and Joy of Mornings

Southwest USA  

November 23, 2014
9:30 amto12:30 pm

sunrise 2 - CopyUpaya 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 »

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 27, 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 »

Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: The Foundations of Mindfulness-Based Modalities and Research (MBMR)

Northeast USA  

January 24, 2015toJanuary 31, 2015

Insight Meditation Society

With Christina Feldman, John Peacock, and Chris Cullen

This retreat is specifically designed for professionals involved in mindfulness-based modalities. Educators, clinicians, and researchers engaged in teaching or training in mindfulness-based approaches are welcome to attend. Read More »

Zen Brain: The Embedded Mind — Perspectives from Buddhism and Cognitive Science

Southwest USA  

February 5, 2015toFebruary 8, 2015

ZB Faculty (150x132)Upaya Zen Center

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD, Richard J. Davidson, PhD, Alfred W. Kaszniak, PhD, Evan Thompson, PhD, John D. Dunne, PhD, and Cliff Saron, PhD, return to present another of this acclaimed program. These neuroscientists, scholars, and Buddhist practitioners give perspectives of neuroscience, Read More »

Everyday Mindfulness Retreat, with Cheri Maples

Southeast USA  

July 17, 2019toJuly 21, 2019

The Stone House in Mebane, North Carolina

stone circles at the Stone House is excited to welcome back Cheri Maples and La Sarmiento for this 5-day retreat. Experience “Thaypassana,” a beautiful synthesis of the Thich Nhat Hahn and Vipassana traditions, delivered by two long-time meditation practitioners and social justice activists. Read More »