Shibui: Ink, Paper, Stone Exhibition Copy

Shibui: Ink, Paper, Stone Exhibition  Copy

Exhibition Dates: October 15 – November 30. Coupling Rona Conti’s  elegant, graceful, sweep of black ink on absorbent paper, with the meditative serene,  stacked stone  prints of Soosen Dunholter produces a two-person exhibition called Shibui: Ink, Paper, Stone. The work of these two New England artists shares the meaning of the Japanese word SHIBUI: the balance of simplicity and complexity, elegance […]

Teen Night

Teen Night

Event Dates: Ongoing, First Tuesday evening of each month Join Alisha Roberts for Teen Night at Friends Night on the first Tuesday Evening of every month. The teen group will meditate for 40 minutes then come together for discussion. Friends Nights at Aryaloka are from 6:45-9:00 p.m., when we gather to meditate and explore aspects of Buddhism […]

The Water Element, The Paintings of John Sirois

The Water Element, The Paintings of John Sirois

Event Dates: Opening Reception: Saturday, April 7th, 3:00 – 5:00 Exhibition: April 7 -May 24, closed May 4 – 11 The Water Element will highlight our own vibrant New England spring with a group of thirteen paintings by the renowned artist John Sirois. Painting is a daily practice for John, and his exploration of color, texture, atmosphere […]

Triratna Day Copy

Triratna Day  Copy

Event Dates: Sunday, April 8, 2018 Save the date! Details to follow Everyone is welcome to attend. No registration is necessary for Triratna Day. Although there is no set fee for the celebration, donations are gratefully accepted. Led by: Times: Venue: Aryaloka Fee: Donations welcome Level: Open to All Directions: Directions Page The Generosity Kula invites […]

Meditation Practice Day

Meditation Practice Day

Event Dates: Saturday, April 14, 2018 Come and experience a day of silence and meditation. This meditation practice day is a chance to meditate in supportive conditions: stillness, silence, and in the company of like-minded friends. Enjoy meditation in Aryaloka’s beautiful shrine room, circumambulate the stupa on an early spring day, sit quietly with a […]

Teen Night

Teen Night

Event Dates: Ongoing, First Tuesday evening of each month Join Alisha Roberts for Teen Night at Friends Night on the first Tuesday Evening of every month. The teen group will meditate for 40 minutes then come together for discussion. Friends Nights at Aryaloka are from 6:45-9:00 p.m., when we gather to meditate and explore aspects of Buddhism […]

Teen Night

Teen Night

Event Dates: Ongoing, First Tuesday evening of each month Join Alisha Roberts for Teen Night at Friends Night on the first Tuesday Evening of every month. The teen group will meditate for 40 minutes then come together for discussion. Friends Nights at Aryaloka are from 6:45-9:00 p.m., when we gather to meditate and explore aspects of Buddhism […]

Ancient Wisdom: The Purpose of Living a Spiritual Life

Ancient Wisdom: The Purpose of Living a Spiritual Life

Event Dates: Sunday, June 17, 2018. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm In a lively conversation with one of his monastic followers, Shakyamuni Buddha highlights which questions and spiritual teachings are helpful and which questions and teachings are not. By following their discussion we all learn what the purpose of a spiritual life truly is. The day […]

Intensive Noble Silence Retreat

Intensive Noble Silence Retreat

Event Dates: Thursday, June 21 – Sunday, June 24, 2018 This intensive retreat creates an atmosphere conducive to extended meditation with the fewest external distractions. Retreat participants will have minimal responsibilities during their time here so they can focus completely on their meditation practice. An emphasis on the collective aspect of practice using the five precepts is woven […]

The Journey and the Guide – An Intensive Exploration

The Journey and the Guide – An Intensive Exploration

Event Dates: Thursday, July 26 – Sunday, July 29, 2018 On this retreat we’ll explore the fundamental question ‘How do we make the most of our life?’ From the Buddhist perspective the answer to this question is to make progress towards Enlightenment – the quintessence of wisdom, energy and love. But what does that really mean and […]

Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Event Dates: Friday, October 26 – Sunday, October 28 In yoga we seek to find suitable grounding and remain aware of the transitions we make through shifting poses, all the while keeping the breath alive and vital in our practice. So too in meditation we must stay grounded while being open to our changing experience, […]

Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Event Dates: Friday, December 14 – Sunday, December 16 In yoga we seek to find suitable grounding and remain aware of the transitions we make through shifting poses, all the while keeping the breath alive and vital in our practice. So too in meditation we must stay grounded while being open to our changing experience, perhaps […]