Satyada’s Ordination

Satyada’s Ordination

See Satyada’s (the former Stephen Sloan) Public Ordination Ceremony! Satyada publicly took ordination vows on July 7, 2012, at 2 p.m. EST. His Private Preceptor was Vidhuma and the Public Preceptor who guided the ceremony was Nagabodhi. The ceremony was streamed live for the Triratna Community, for what we believe was the first time in [...]

Bhante’s Skype Chat with Aryaloka

Bhante’s Skype Chat with Aryaloka

In early July of 2012 Sangharakshita and Aryaloka Buddhist Center, along with Triratna New York City, coordinated a live Skype event together – the first of its kind to connect Bhante directly with the North American sanghas using new technology. And we have a recording of the event available for those weren’t able to be [...]

Men’s Practice Day – September

Men’s Practice Day – September

Date: September 9, 2012 Times: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join Bodhipaksa and Eric Wentworth for an introduction to the principles and practices of insight meditation. All men are welcome. Aryaloka Men’s Practice Days are an opportunity for men in the sangha to spend time together in meditation and discussion around aspects of the Dharma. [...]

Sangha Hike – Welch/Dickey Loop

Sangha Hike – Welch/Dickey Loop

Start Date: Sunday, October 14, 2012 End Date: Sunday, October 14, 2012 Register for this Event Join us for this autumn’s sangha hike. We will be traversing the Welch-Dickey Loop in the White Mountains near Waterville Valley. This trail offers two options, those looking for a shorter hike can ascend Mt. Welch and descend back [...]

Intermediate Meditation Series – Oct. to Dec.

Intermediate Meditation Series – Oct. to Dec.

Start Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 End Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Register for this Event In this six-week course, Bodhipaksa will explore a number of approaches to vipassana, including the six element practice. The purpose of Buddhist practice is not simply to become a bit happier, but to go all the way to Awakening. [...]

Introduction to Noble Silence Weekend Retreat – Nov.

Introduction to Noble Silence Weekend Retreat – Nov.

Start Date: Friday, November 2, 2012 End Date: Sunday, November 4, 2012 Register for this Event On this weekend retreat we will be exploring the practice of Noble Silence – stillness of body, speech, and mind – and learning how to bring stillness into our daily lives. If you are considering attending a longer, multi-day [...]

Introduction to Meditation Workshop – Loving-Kindness (Nov.)

Introduction to Meditation Workshop – Loving-Kindness (Nov.)

Start Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012 End Date: Saturday, November 17, 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 [...]

Going Deeper Series: Buddhist Ethics – February

Going Deeper Series: Buddhist Ethics – February

Start Date: Sunday, February 17, 2013 End Date: Sunday, February 17, 2013 Register for this Event The Going Deeper series of workshops allow for a greater depth of practice and study than is possible at an evening class. They are intended to provide support and guidance for the newer members the Aryaloka community, although everyone [...]