Vajra Bell – Spring/Summer 2017

Vajra Bell – Spring/Summer 2017

   In this issue Waking up in Times of Stress Practicing Loving Kindness as an Humanitarian Pilgrimage to India Triratna Celebrates 50 Years: ‘Working it Out as We Go,’ Interview with Dh. Viriyagita Channeling Cassandra: Aryaloka Depends On Your Support Generosity is an “Act of True Freedom” Board of Directors Notes Sangha notes from Portsmouth, Nagaloka, […]

Practicing Loving Kindness as an Humanitarian: “It is Truly Not About Me,” by Dh. Samayasri

Practicing Loving Kindness  as an Humanitarian:  “It is Truly Not About Me,” by Dh. Samayasri

Originally published in vajrabell Spring/Summer 2017 (c) 2017 Aryaloka Buddhist Center “I may be bustling to a meeting in New York with Facebook or HBO and it all may seem very modern and cosmopolitan, but the core of the work is making a difference to refugees or people caught up in war or famine, in war […]

Dharma Day Celebration

Dharma Day Celebration

Event Date: Sunday, July 9, 2017 Please join us as we celebrate Dharma Day, one of several important Buddhist festivals throughout the year, marking our gratitude for the teachings of the Buddha! Our plans for the afternoon: 12:00 Set up and enjoy a Potluck Lunch.  Please bring a favorite dish to share. After clean up…. 1:15 – […]

Mindfulness: Get Started!

Mindfulness: Get Started!

Event Dates: Saturday, September 16, 2017 Mindfulness is a skill that allows us to shift our relationship to the thoughts and reactions that color and shape the way we experience the events and circumstances of our lives. It can be practiced by anyone, whatever their religious or cultural background, is safe, easy to learn, and opens the […]