Isolation Resources

Self-isolation is very nearly the definition of individual retreat.  Here are some suggestions for activities you can practice, material you can study, and inspirational offerings to help you get the most our of this enforced retreat time.  We will update this page from time to time, so check back and see what’s new.  If you […]

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A Taste of Meditation
many arms, like spokes ina wheel

Everything you always wanted to know about mindfulness… 9am Nov. 13 – CLASS IS FULL:  REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! Free classes for beginners and those wanting a refresher led by Claire Bowers:  Friday, Nov. 15, 10-11:30am with a followup class on Friday, Nov. 22 10-11am. It can be confusing or even intimidating to begin a […]

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Taking the Buddhist Path

An eight week series of classes based on The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma Volume 1: The Path of Individual Liberation by Chogyam Trungpa. This is a Supplementary Program  which will cover the fundamental Buddhist teachings. Dates for this class (Monday 7pm): September 9, 16, 23, 30 October 7, 21, 28 (please note […]

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Yang Family Tai Chi Class
Great Grandmaster Fu

Registration for this course is now closed! This series of 7 weekly classes will teach students the Yang family Tai Chi 8-Form Authentic Moves. From September 5th to October 17th there will be two classes per week: Thursday: 10 – 11am teaching Tuesday: 9 – 10am review only Students will be asked to commit to […]

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June Teacher of the Month

We present the first Teacher of the Month:  Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Each week there will be a presentation about the teacher or his teachings: June 3:   Guest speaker Grant MacLean will talk about his book Lion’s Jaws: Chogyam Trungpa’s Epic Escape to the West June 10: Documentary about CTR’s life:  Crazy Wisdom June 17: Teachings […]

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Tuesday Morning Sit

Starting on June 4th 2019 we will be conducting two consecutive half-hour sitting meditation sessions on Tuesday mornings.   These are listed in our calendar as “Simple Sit” which reflects the nature of the event. At 10:30 we will sit together while basic meditation instructions are given in a guided-meditation format.  About 10:55 we will practice […]

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Regular Programs

Regular Programs will be offered every week unless explicitly canceled: one extended silent practice session of 3 hours every Sunday morning two back-to-back half-hour Tuesday morning sessions. Participants may attend one or both sessions knowing that they will not be expected to sit for too long. one Wednesday evening 1-hour sitting followed by a second […]

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Supplementary Programs

Supplementary Programs will be offered frequently, but not on a regular basis: Bonus (5th) Sunday: a one day retreat with 6-8 hours of meditation, mindful meditation hall cleanup, and a sandwich lunch Bonus (5th) Wednesday: 8pm fundraising soup supper (following regular 1 hour sitting practice) – donations appreciated! Sadhana of Mahamudra: at full and new […]

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Special Programs

Special Programs will be offered occasionally on no fixed schedule: Mindful Kneading, June 1st & 2nd – more details here Mindful Kneading, July 6th & 7th – postponed; stay tuned Green Buddhism, Nov. 2nd 2019 A Taste of Meditation, Nov. 15 & 22 2019

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