Friday Practice Evening

Friday Practice Evening

Event Date: April 27, 2018  Join us for a session of collective practice. Each evening includes a combination of meditation (either the Mindfulness of Breathing or Metta Bhavana practices) with some minimal explanation for any newcomers, a short reading, and some chanting, followed by a short relaxing period of tea. Everyone who is familiar with the […]

Order / Mitra Day: Milarepa’s Song on the Shepherd’s Search for Mind

Order / Mitra Day:  Milarepa’s Song on the Shepherd’s Search for Mind

Event Date: June 2, 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Study, Practice, Realize:  Milarepa’s Song on the Shepherd’s Search for Mind Calling all Order members and Mitras in our region – you’re invited to come share together in a day of practice dedicated to Milarepa, marked by some creative community building with mantra, music, visual arts, poetry and […]

Art and Meditation Workshop

Art and Meditation Workshop

Sunday, July 8, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Please join us for an Art/Meditation morning at Akasaloka behind the domes of Aryaloka. Led by Narottama and friends, this class is especially aimed at those who might not consider themselves artists or creative at all. For those wanting to connect with their creative energies, we will […]

Regional Dharma Day Celebration 2018

Regional Dharma Day Celebration 2018

Event Date: July 21, 2018 Join us for an epic Dharma Day puja that will invite us to pay homage to the Dharma as it has arisen throughout time. The program will be a ritualized journey through the Three Yanas. We’ll begin with stories from the Pali Canon, followed by reading on the Six Paramitas and […]

Ancient Wisdom Study Day: Sammaditthi Sutta

Ancient Wisdom Study Day: Sammaditthi Sutta

Event Dates: Saturday, August 18, 2018.  9:00 am – 1:00 pm Twenty-five hundred years ago, the Buddha’s foremost disciple, Sariputta, was with the Buddha near Savatthi, India.  Followers of the Buddha had traveled a long distance to receive teachings. Sariputta, who was praised by the Buddha for his wisdom, decided to teach about Right View, the first […]

The Six Guidelines: 2018 Women’s GFR Retreat

The Six Guidelines: 2018 Women’s GFR Retreat

Event Dates: Friday, August 24 –  Sunday, September 2 This year’s North American Going for Refuge retreat will be investigating the Six Guidelines for Ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order. What does it mean to be sincerely Going for Refuge or to have an effective practice? Explore these questions, and others, to help understand how you can deepen […]

Chanting Workshop

Chanting Workshop

Event Date: November 17, 2018.  9:00 am – 1:00 pm Do you hesitate to chant because you think you can’t sing? Would you like to feel more confident about chanting in general? Or do you just want to have some fun chanting for a morning? Come one, come all to this workshop where we will […]