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Aryaloka Buddhist Center

14 Heartwood Circle
Newmarket, NH 03857 United States

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September 2018

Feel of the Needle: The Rakusu Project

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 30, 2018

Artist Anne Cooper of Los Ranchos, New Mexico presents eighteen three-dimensional pieces inspired by Rakusu,* hand-sewn from paper rather than the traditional cloth. A traditional rakusu is a Japanese garment worn by Zen Buddhists who have taken  precept vows. It can also signify Lay Ordination. It is made of 16 or more strips of cloth, sewn together into a brick-like pattern by the student during their period of preparation for their jukai or ordination ceremony. Each exceptional piece reflects a…

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Autumn Open House

September 30
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating indefinitely

Save the date for our Open House on September 30, 2018!   We promise refreshments, interesting people, and a peaceful place – available for your enjoyment! Click here for directions to the center at 14 Heartwood Circle, Newmarket, NH.

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Men’s Practice Day

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Men’s Days are an opportunity for men in the sangha to study and practice together. Each practice day will include time for meditation, discussion, and relaxing with one another. All men in the sangha are invited to attend. Men’s Days will meet in Akashaloka. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share for the pot luck lunch. Men’s Practice Days will be held monthly, on the last Sunday of the month. Future Men’s Practice Dates are October 28 and November 25.…

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October 2018

Order Retreat

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - October 7 @ 2:00 pm

Event Dates: Friday, October 5  – Sunday, October 7, 2018 Once a year we hold a retreat for members of the Triratna Buddhist Order to come together for in-depth practice.  A theme and program details will be posted shortly.     Led by: TBA Times: 7pm Friday, October 5 – 2pm Sunday, October 7 Venue: Aryaloka Fee: Sliding Scale Level: Order Members Directions: Directions Page * At Aryaloka, we strive to make our programs available to everyone regardless of their financial circumstances.…

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Meditation Practice Day

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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 cup of tea during breaks. A minimum donation of $20 is requested to offset the costs of the day; more than $20 is gratefully accepted. Please bring a vegetarian dish to…

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Tuesday Friends’ Night: Ambedkar Day Celebration

October 16

Save the date for Ambedkar Day.     Powered by Eventbrite Led by: Various Times: Tuesday, Oct. 16t Venue: Aryaloka Fee: Donations Appreciated Level: Open to All Directions: Directions Page Aryaloka has collection boxes in the entryway for local charities. Aryaloka is currently collecting for the Safe Harbor Recovery Center in Portsmouth. Safe Harbor provides support and resources for anyone affected by alcohol and drug addiction. Safe Harbor needs cleaning products, office supplies, and personal care items. We are also…

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Yoga and Meditation Retreat

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - October 28 @ 2:00 pm

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, perhaps anchored by the sensations of the breath. For this weekend retreat we will blend the approaches of yoga and meditation to reach a deeper expression…

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Men’s Practice Day

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Men’s Days are an opportunity for men in the sangha to study and practice together. Each practice day will include time for meditation, discussion, and relaxing with one another. All men in the sangha are invited to attend. Men’s Days will meet in Akashaloka. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share for the pot luck lunch. Men’s Practice Days will be held monthly, on the last Sunday of the month. The last Men’s Practice Date for 2018 is November 25. Led…

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November 2018

Intensive Noble Silence Retreat

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - November 13 @ 2:00 pm

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 into the fabric of this retreat. The five precepts are ethical guidelines that bring about peace and harmony to the world.

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Chanting Workshop

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 9:00am

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 demystify chanting. We’ll begin with a brief review of the role of chanting in dharma practice, then go straight into a learn-by-doing workshop. We’ll end with a rousing puja to celebrate what we’ve learned. Sunada…

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Sangha Day

November 18
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 12:00am

Save the date! On Saturday, November 18th, the Triratna Buddhist Community will celebrate Sangha Day.         Led by: Times: Saturday, November 18th Venue: Aryaloka Fee: Donations welcome Level: Open to All Directions: Directions Page Aryaloka has collection boxes in the entryway for local charities. Aryaloka is currently collecting for the Safe Harbor Recovery Center in Portsmouth. Safe Harbor provides support and resources for anyone affected by alcohol and drug addiction. Safe Harbor needs cleaning products, office supplies, and…

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Men’s Practice Day

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Men’s Days are an opportunity for men in the sangha to study and practice together. Each practice day will include time for meditation, discussion, and relaxing with one another. All men in the sangha are invited to attend. Men’s Days will meet in Akashaloka. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share for the pot luck lunch. Men’s Practice Days will be held monthly, on the last Sunday of the month. This is the last Men’s Practice Day for 2018. Led…

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Order / Mitra Weekend

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - December 2 @ 2:00 pm

Event Dates: Friday, November 30  – Sunday, December 2, 2018   For Mitras and members of the Triratna Buddhist Order Save the date! This event is in the planning process.  More information will follow as it becomes available. * At Aryaloka, we strive to make our programs available to everyone regardless of their financial circumstances. Our fee structure allows you to pay according to your means. The Sustaining price is for people comfortably paying their rent or mortgage, and who can afford the occasional meal out and…

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December 2018

Yoga and Meditation Retreat

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - December 16 @ 2:00 pm

Event Dates: Friday, December 14  – Sunday, December 16, 2018 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 anchored by the sensations of the breath. For this weekend retreat we will blend the approaches of yoga and meditation to reach a deeper…

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