Mindfulness and Health

Mindfulness and Health

Event Dates: Saturday February 28, 2015 Register for this Event Dr. Paul Shagoury (Vidhuma) will review the impact of mindfulness meditation on physical and emotional health. The presentation will include a working definition of mindfulness along with a review and summary of research on mindfulness and stress, depression, cancer, anxiety and overall well-being.

Monday Morning Open Meditation Practice

Monday Morning Open Meditation Practice

Event Dates: Monday Mornings Everyone is welcome to join us for Monday morning meditation practice. There will be two meditation periods, one from 7am till 8am, a great way to start your work week, and another from 8:30 till 10:00am. The second meditation session will begin with refuges and precepts, three fold puja, and then […]

Tuesday Friends’ Night: Winter Series

Tuesday Friends’ Night: Winter Series

Event Dates: Tuesdays, December 1, 2015 – February 9, 2016 Friends Nights at Aryaloka are from 6:45-9:00 p.m., when we gather to meditate and explore aspects of Buddhism through workshops, talks, study, ritual, or discussion. The emphasis is on practical application of Buddhist principles in our own lives. Although there is no fee for this event, […]

Tuesday Friends’ Night: Late Winter Series

Tuesday Friends’ Night: Late Winter Series

Event Dates: Tuesdays,  March 1, 2016 – April 26, 2016 Friends Nights at Aryaloka are from 6:45-9:15 p.m., when we gather to meditate and explore aspects of Buddhism through workshops, talks, study, ritual, or discussion. The emphasis is on practical application of Buddhist principles in our own lives. Although there is no fee for this […]

Introduction to Meditation Workshop – Loving-Kindness

Introduction to Meditation Workshop – Loving-Kindness

Event Dates: Saturday, March 19, 2016 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 Metta Bhavana (loving-kindness) meditation practices.This month’s topic: Metta Bhavana (loving-kindness) For […]

Path of Practice: A Joyful Heart

Path of Practice: A Joyful Heart

Event Dates: Saturday, March 26, 2016 The Triratna Path of Practice offers a framework for the spiritual life, based on Buddhadharma as interpreted by Triratna’s founder, Sangharakshita. The Path consists of five distinct aspects or stages: Peace, Happiness, Wisdom, Freedom of Heart and Mind, and Spontaneous Compassionate Activity. One moves in and through the different […]

Path of Practice: The Importance of Wisdom

Path of Practice: The Importance of Wisdom

Event Dates: Saturday, July 16, 2016 The Triratna Path of Practice offers a framework for the spiritual life, based on Buddhadharma as interpreted by Triratna’s founder, Sangharakshita. The Path consists of five distinct aspects or stages: Peace, Happiness, Wisdom, Freedom of Heart and Mind, and Spontaneous Compassionate Activity. One moves in and through the different aspects […]

Summer Stillness Meditation Retreat

Summer Stillness Meditation Retreat

Event Dates: Thursday, July 21, 2016 – Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Several days of stillness, silence, and meditation can be an important means to deeper understanding of ourselves and the Dharma. Through reading and study, classes, and participation in sangha life, the Buddhist way of life gradually permeates. Retreat time helps our learning soak through […]

Introduction to Noble Silence Weekend Retreat

Introduction to Noble Silence Weekend Retreat

Event Dates:  Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, – Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 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 Noble Silence retreat, this event would […]

Yoga & Buddhism Weekend Retreat

Yoga & Buddhism Weekend Retreat

Event Dates: Thursday, September,  22, 2016– Sunday September, 25, 2016 Yoga and Buddhism may be described as complex spiritual traditions, each teaching us about ourselves and our way in the world. Both traditions, while drawing upon mind and body practices, turn our attention inward, paving the way to a path of awareness and awakening. In this […]