Triratna Day!

Triratna Day!

Event Date/Time: April 6, 10am – 2pm Triratna Day is a festival celebrating the birth of the Triratna Buddhist Community. Combining practice and celebration, this is an opportunity for large numbers of our sangha to come together. Schedule: 10:00 arrive and hello 10:15 meditation 11:00 pancake brunch! 12:45 shared thoughts on the sangha we create, […]

Mindfulness for Peace, an Introduction to Meditation

Mindfulness for Peace, an Introduction to Meditation

Event Date/Time: April 13, 10am – 4pm On this introductory workshop we will explore the Buddha’s teaching of mindfulness, generally as a living principle, and more specifically as a meditation practice. Participants will learn the Mindfulness of Breathing, a meditation that has been practiced for thousands of years, and learn everything they need to begin […]

An Evening with the Aryaloka String Quartet

An Evening with the Aryaloka String Quartet

Event Date/Time: April 13, 7-9pm An Evening with the Aryaloka String Quartet | A Fundraising Concert Back for another concert at Aryaloka Buddhist Retreat Center, the Aryaloka String Quartet will perform a concert entitled “What makes music Jewish?” We will take this musical journey through the lens of compositions written for the string quartet. You […]

Spring Work Day!

Spring Work Day!

Event Date/Time: April 14, 9am – 5pm Please join us as we engage in a variety of indoor and outdoor projects to maintain and beautify the center and gardens! Lunch, hydration, good company and snacks provided! Work days are an excellent opportunity to join others in the community and put our collective energy behind caring […]

Children’s Sangha

Children’s Sangha

Event Date: Saturday, April 20th, 2:00-3:30pm Children’s Sangha gatherings are a wonderful way to introduce Buddhism and mindfulness to your young ones. Each month, Alisha offers a unique and lovely occasion for you to share with your children and the Aryaloka community. In each class there is a short talk, gentle meditation, and an arts […]

Men’s Dharma Practice: The Fire Element

Men’s Dharma Practice: The Fire Element

Event Date/Time: April 20, 9am-1pm “Around this Mandala, this sacred spot, May the flames that transmute Samsara into Nirvana arise.” When we smell smoke, when we see or hear fire, when we accidentally burn ourselves, we are suddenly alert. Fire can mean great danger. It can also mean warmth and life in an otherwise hostile […]

From the Mountains, Opening Reception

From the Mountains, Opening Reception

Event Date/Time: April 28, 5-7pm From the Mountains: Woodblock Prints by Matt Brown The spring art show at Aryaloka will feature the color woodblock prints of New Hampshire artist Matt Brown. Matt creates gorgeous prints of New England mountains, lakes and rocky shorelines. He uses the traditional Japanese moku hanga method of woodblock printing, a […]

The Buddha’s Path of Kindness

The Buddha’s Path of Kindness

Event Date/Time: May 5, 10am – 4pm “Even as a mother protects with her life Her child, her only child, So with a boundless heart Should one cherish all living beings” from the Karaniya Metta Sutta On this introductory meditation workshop we will explore the Buddha’s teaching of kindness or metta, generally as a living […]

Introduction to Meditation, a Morning Series

Introduction to Meditation, a Morning Series

Event Dates/Times: Tuesday Mornings, May 7 – June 11, 10:15am – 12:15pm A Moment’s Peace Although there is much recent press about mindfulness and meditation, people have been enjoying the effects of meditation for thousands of years. Meditation is a practice that can bring lasting calm and brightness to our lives. This six-week course will […]

Only Connect, a day workshop for newer meditators

Only Connect, a day workshop for newer meditators

Event Date/Time: May 11, 10am – 4pm ONLY CONNECT A day workshop/retreat for relatively new meditators. Having attended some beginners classes is required. A day of mindfulness and meditation on the theme of being connected through awareness and conscious intent. This will include guidance on how to have a clear sense of connection between your […]

The Dynamic Mandala, a Meditation Retreat

The Dynamic Mandala, a Meditation Retreat

Event Dates: May 17, 2019 – May 19, 2019 THE DYNAMIC MANDALA For experienced meditators who have had a regular meditation practice for more than six months. We will explore how all the main aspects of ourselves can come together into a dynamic and creative process of awareness and development in the context of meditation […]