Dharma Day Celebration

Dharma Day Celebration

Date: July 3, 2012 Times: 7 to 9 p.m. Dharma Day is one of several Buddhist festivals that we celebrate here at Aryaloka throughout the year. On this special day, we celebrate the teachings of the Buddha.  To begin our evening, we will listen to a short talk about the Dharma, the blue jewel of the [...]

Men’s Practice Day – July

Men’s Practice Day – July

Date: July 7, 2012 Times: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Calling all men of the sangha!  Please join us for this very special day!  From 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., we’ll be joined by Aryaloka president and Public Preceptor Dh. Nagabodhi, followed by a potluck lunch, and at 2:00 p.m. we’ll be there to witness our [...]

A Live Conversation with Sangharakshita

A Live Conversation with Sangharakshita

Date: July 15, 2012 Times: 11 a.m., potluck brunch at 9:30 a.m. Announcing – a live conversation with Bhante Sangharakshita! Do you have a burning question for Bhante? Or would you like to listen to others engage in a Q & A conversation with him? Are you curious to meet Bhante? Please mark your calendar [...]

Intermediate Yoga Workshop – July

Intermediate Yoga Workshop – July

Start Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 End Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 Register for this Event These intermediate workshops, led by Shrijnana, provide structure and guidance for people wanting to take their yoga practice further. They are intended for people who are already familiar with the main standing and sitting poses, including sun salutations. Intelligent [...]

Introduction to Meditation Workshop – Mindfulness of Breathing (July)

Introduction to Meditation Workshop – Mindfulness of Breathing (July)

Start Date: Sunday, July 22, 2012 End Date: Sunday, July 22, 2012 Register for this Event These Saturday or Sunday workshops are intensive introductions to meditation. Basic ways to set up our meditation and a traditional Buddhist meditation form are taught on each half-day workshop. Monthly workshops alternate between focus on Mindfulness of Breathing and [...]

Poetry Group

Poetry Group

Date: Nov. 25 Times: 4-6 p.m. Come join others in the sangha for an ongoing  poetry group at Aryaloka. Read what you’ve written, what you’ve been struck by that someone else has written, or just listen.  These evenings are free – donations toward the maintenance of Aryaloka are appreciated. “I’m not writing just for myself. [...]

Men’s Practice Day – August

Men’s Practice Day – August

Date: August 12, 2012 Times: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. In the Moment Join Frank Gladu for a sitting practice day with meditative reflection and discussion. The focus of the day will be direct observance of what’s “going on” during our meditation. Hindrances, emotions, thoughts, all the classic intrusions as well as bliss, peace, calm [...]

Intermediate Yoga Workshop – August

Intermediate Yoga Workshop – August

Start Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012 End Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012 Register for this Event These intermediate workshops, led by Shrijnana, provide structure and guidance for people wanting to take their yoga practice further. They are intended for people who are already familiar with the main standing and sitting poses, including sun salutations. Intelligent [...]

Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism – Early Fall Series

Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism – Early Fall Series

Start Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 End Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Register for this Event On these six Wednesday evenings we will learn traditional Buddhist meditations and also explore basic Buddhist teachings. Meditations taught will include the Mindfulness of Breathing, development of loving-kindness (Metta Bhavana) and walking meditation. These forms have been found to [...]

Intermediate Yoga Workshop – September

Intermediate Yoga Workshop – September

Start Date: Sunday, September 16, 2012 End Date: Sunday, September 16, 2012 Register for this Event These intermediate workshops, led by Shrijnana, provide structure and guidance for people wanting to take their yoga practice further. They are intended for people who are already familiar with the main standing and sitting poses, including sun salutations. Intelligent [...]

The Writer’s Voice

The Writer’s Voice

Start Date: Sunday, September 30, 2012 End Date: Sunday, September 30, 2012 Register for this Event Join Barbara Steiner for a half-day workshop designed to help you explore and nurture your writer’s voice. We’ll begin with a short meditation to arrive and focus. Then, in a spirit of support and cooperation, we will write in [...]

Intermediate Yoga Workshop – October

Intermediate Yoga Workshop – October

Start Date: Sunday, October 7, 2012 End Date: Sunday, October 7, 2012 Register for this Event These intermediate workshops, led by Shrijnana (RYT 200), provide structure and guidance for people wanting to take their yoga practice further. They are intended for people who are already familiar with the main standing and sitting poses, including sun [...]

Men’s Practice Day – October

Men’s Practice Day – October

Date: October 13, 2012 Times: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Basic Goodness & the Spiritual Life Join Vidhuma and Perry Blass for a vibrant Practice Day. We will be thinking together about what Basic Goodness means in the context of Buddhist teaching, and what Basic Goodness means in everyday living. We will be meditating some, [...]

Introduction to Meditation Workshop – Mindfulness of Breathing (Oct.)

Introduction to Meditation Workshop – Mindfulness of Breathing (Oct.)

Start Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012 End Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012 Register for this Event These Saturday or Sunday workshops are intensive introductions to meditation. Basic ways to set up our meditation and a traditional Buddhist meditation form are taught on each half-day workshop. Monthly workshops alternate between focus on Mindfulness of Breathing and [...]

Men’s Practice Day – November

Men’s Practice Day – November

Date: November 11, 2012 Times: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Men!  Join Bodhipaksa and Eric Wentworth for an engaging exploration of insight (vipassana) meditation.  We’ll be first having a look at what insight meditation is, and what some of the myths surrounding it are, as well as a check-in on what our own experiences with [...]

Navigating the Holidays with a Bodhisattva Heart and Mind

Navigating the Holidays with a Bodhisattva Heart and Mind

Start Date: Saturday, December 1, 2012 End Date: Saturday, December 1, 2012 Register for this Event The winter holidays can be a challenging and stressful time for so many of us. The good news is that this can also be a time of great generosity as our attention turns toward others. The challenge is in [...]

Men’s Practice Day – December

Men’s Practice Day – December

Date: December 16, 2012 Times: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. On this special Men’s Day we’ll be exercising the Bodhisattva spirit and gathering together for some holiday outreach, lending our help and donations to the Cornucopia Food Pantry in Durham, NH. As our friend Jumbo likes to call it, the day will be an “action [...]