The Latest: Events


Online Group Meditation

Sun., August 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am PDT – 10:00 am PDT –

Join us for our weekly online meditation gatherings. Everyone is welcome. Practice lasts for 1 hour and includes: Opening chants and brief meditation instruction for the first 10 minutes; Silent meditation for 50 minutes; Optional discussion for Q&A at the end of the hour for an extra 15 minutes.

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Meditation Practice (Shamatha: Calm Abiding)

Sun., August 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am EDT – 11:00 am EDT – Come join us for Shamatha meditation each Sunday. Meditation instruction is available for beginners.  Guidance and support on practice questions and challenges available. Open to all.

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Discovering Our Buddha Heart (Mahayana 305)

Tue., August 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm EDT – 9:00 pm EDT – This class meets on six consecutive Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm from August 6th through September 10th. To access via Zoom, please contact Barbara Brien ( This course introduces us to the idea of buddha nature — the understanding that our hearts and minds are, from the beginning, the same as the Buddha’s.  The Text […]

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Essential Meditation

Wed., August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm EDT – 7:30 pm EDT – Ever thought you might like to try meditation, or tried it briefly and thought, “This isn’t for me”? Or maybe you meditate and want to refresh your practice? In this class, we will explore a Buddhist approach to meditation, which emphasizes making a friendship with ourselves and examining who we truly are. We will review the […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in Brazil

Fri., August 16, 2019 – Sun., August 25, 2019 @ All Day –

Join Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche as he teaches in Brazil for the first time on the Lucidity Revolution tour. Rinpoche will be visiting Petropolis and Viamão this August.

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Contemplative Collage Workshop

Sat., August 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm PDT – 4:00 pm PDT – collage (n.) form of abstract art in which photos, newspaper clippings, found objects, etc., are glued onto a surface, from French collage “a pasting,” from Old French coller “to glue.” ALL ARE WELCOME! Materials will be available. Participation is free. Donations welcome. Lynne Conrad Marvet will guide us to reflect, intuit and create.

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