Region: Northeast USA


Skillful Means and Emptiness, with C. W. Huntington, Jr.

June 6, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

One of the central paradoxes of Mahāyāna Buddhism is captured in a verse by the famous Indian philosopher Nāgārjuna:
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The Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen, with Dunsey Lama Pema Tsewang

June 6, 2014toJune 8, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

This teaching is based on the 17th-century text by the 1st Karma Chagme Rinpoche, one of the great patriarchs of both the Karma Kagyu and Nyingma lineages. Both lineages of meditation practice emphasize the ultimate state of awareness within and the clear and luminous nature of the mind. Read More »

Saka Dawa Nyungne, with Lama Karuna Tara

June 11, 2014toJune 14, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Saka Dawa is the most sacred Buddhist day, commemorating Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana, or death. The effects of virtuous actions like fasting are multiplied. Teachings are given on June 11. The fast begins on June 12 and ends with breakfast on the 14th. Read More »

Breathing Through the Whole Body, with Will Johnson

June 13, 2014toJune 22, 2014

Will Johnson Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Part of Natural Dharma Fellowship’s Body Series, this embodied Mahamudra retreat incorporates meditation, movement, and bodywork to unleash the potential for freedom in the body-mind continuum. In this 8-day retreat, participants will be guided in an exploration of the
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Face to Face: Art Practice Portraits, with Hojin Osho

June 13, 2014toJune 15, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

What is a face? When we look in the mirror, what do we see? Human faces fill our lives: we recognize each other by our faces and express our every emotion through them, but Read More »

Green Tara Retreat For Spanish Speakers, with Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche

June 19, 2014toJune 29, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

KTD hosts its second Spanish-speaking retreat, with pilgrims coming from South America, Central America, Spain, and Puerto Rico.  For information, registration, and pricing, contact Alberto Fournier.
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His Holiness the Gyalwang Karmapa’s Birthday Celebration

June 28, 2014
10:00 amto2:00 pm

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

At 10 AM on Sunday, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche leads KTD’s traditional White Tara puja in celebration of H.H. the 17th Karmapa’s 29th birthday. At noon we celebrate his birthday with a meal, cake, and Sangha offerings. No charge. Donations welcome. This is a great time to visit KTD! Read More »

Don’t Look Away: Reclaiming Our Natural Awareness in a Culture of Distraction, with Shugen Sensei

June 28, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

distractionBDZen Center of New York City

“Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries. And yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries.” — Blaise Pascal
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Northern Dipper Qigong, with Arthur Makaris

July 12, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

qigongBDZen Center of New York City

Qi (or ki, in Japanese) is a powerful life force at the heart of one’s physical and spiritual wellbeing. In zazen, qi can manifest itself as joriki, the power of concentrated awareness, which is Read More »

Touching the Page, with Barbara Bash

July 19, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

bashBDZen Center of New York City

In taking up creative expression as an aspect of our Buddhist practice, what is in the mind—and which may be hidden from our awareness—suddenly becomes manifest. 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.

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Freedom and Ease of Being: A meditation retreat for our LGBTIQ community

September 2, 2014toSeptember 7, 2014

Barre, MA
With Pascal Auclair, Anushka Fernandopulle, and Maddy Klyne

This Insight Meditation Society retreat creates a space of ease and support for our LGBTIQ meditators to come together, beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Sharing silence and meditative space allows us to make greater peace with ourselves and our Read More »