Region: Northeast USA

Search Inside Yourself, with Mirabai Bush and Gopi Kallayil

August 1, 2014toAugust 3, 2014

Garrison Institute

How can the modern workplace become a source of inner peace and global transformation? Mirabai Bush and Gopi Kallayil will explore why and how organizations, including Google, teach mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills and Read More »

Buddhism and Addiction Recovery, with Bill Alexander and Lama Losang (Lama David Bole)

August 1, 2014toAugust 3, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Addictions are not the result of our suffering. Addictions are the suffering itself. Buddha said that his teachings had just one taste: the taste of freedom from suffering and attachment. This program is designed for people who want to combine a Buddhist approach to living without suffering in the midst of Read More »

2nd Annual 30-Day Metta Meditation Challenge in August

August 1, 2014toAugust 31, 2014

New York City / Online

Practice Lovingkindness Meditation every day in August with The Interdependence Project.  Meditate together separately, connect with us via the IDP Secular Buddhist group on the Insight Timer app, and write a Journal entry about your experience on our website. We’ll also support each other via our blog, Facebook, and Twitter, Read More »

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Service

August 3, 2014
11:00 amto1:00 pm

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Commemorate the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, at the New York Buddhist Church, 331-332 Riverside Drive (at 105th Street). An outdoor memorial service will be led by the resident minister, Rev. Earl Ikeda, in front of the statue of Shinran Shonin, which survived the atomic blast in Read More »

August: Four-Week Series on the Brahmaviharas

August 4, 2014toAugust 25, 2014

New York City / Also available for Online Study

Mondays, 7-9 pm

The Four Immeasurables (also known as the Four Sublime States, the Divine Abodes, or the Brahmaviharas), are awakened qualities of heart and mind that all people naturally possess.  This month-long series will consider Lovingkindness, Compassion, Appreciative Joy, and Equanimity, and teach us to identify and cultivate these ideal mind states. Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

August 5, 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 »

August: Four-Week Series on Cultivating Courage

August 6, 2014toAugust 27, 2014

New York City / Also available for Online Study

Wednesdays, 7-9 pm

Zen teachings emphasize great doubt, great faith, and great courage; the foundational Buddhist texts indicate that the Buddha’s enlightenment was the result of great renunication, great realization, and great brave mind. But how can we be courageous and brave in the face of our personal suffering, the suffering of those close to us, and the unrelenting suffering throughout the planet? What does Read More »

Eco-Dharma Conference 2014

August 7, 2014toAugust 11, 2014

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Join us in the foothills of the White Mountains of New Hampshire for a unique event featuring prominent Buddhist teachers, scholars, and environmental activists discussing in depth the intersection of Buddhist practice and stewardship of the earth. Conference participants will also be invited into this discussion. Read More »

Introduction To Buddhism, with Lama Losang (Lama David Bole)

August 8, 2014toAugust 10, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Are you interested in knowing more about the Buddha, what he taught, and its relevance to our modern world? Have you already taken refuge, but aren’t sure where to go from here?  Lama Losang present the basics of Tibetan Buddhism in down-to-earth language with warmth, humor, and clarity. He covers Read More »

Emotional Healing from Trauma: Lama Tsultrim Yeshe, James L. Knoll IV, MD, Trish Malone, and Kell Julliard

August 15, 2014toAugust 17, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Buddhism has a lot to say about suffering — its source, its cause, and how it can be relieved. This retreat, which combines knowledge gained from Western psychological science and Buddhist teachings, is designed to help people of all denominations recover from traumatic experiences Read More »

Week-long Meditation Teacher Training

August 16, 2014toAugust 22, 2014

New York City

The Interdependence Project offers its first week-long Meditation Teacher Training. This nonresidential daily retreat is an opportunity for meditation teachers of all traditions to further develop and deepen their ability to teach Read More »

Bearing Witness Day of Reflection at the Flight 93 Memorial

August 16, 2014

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Please join Zen Peacemaker minister Anthony Stultz for a Bearing Witness Day of Reflection at the Flight 93 Memorial and Memorial Chapel. Tony was a chaplain to the victim families of Flight 93 and, along with three other clergy, performed the burial at the national memorial in 2011 Read More »

Miraculous Expression

August 16, 2014toAugust 21, 2014

Bamboo-150x150Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Each moment, an invitation into the heart of the world is offered through the doors of the senses. Touching the heart of things, we enter intimately with our innate wisdom, love, and compassion. We discover these qualities as the basis for all life and entrust ourselves, with our entire being, to the path of Read More »