Welcome to Aryaloka!

Aryaloka is a place dedicated to the study and practice of Buddhism. We are part of the Triratna Buddhist Community - an international network of public centers, communities and projects. Our mission is to create the best possible conditions in which to explore and practice the Buddhist path. We study and practice meditation and Buddhadharma in a spiritual community based on the ideals of compassion, generosity, and awareness.

Below you'll find information about featured and upcoming events, retreats, and news from our center. Hope to see you soon!

Upcoming Events at Aryaloka:

Vajra Bell: Fall 2019

Vajra Bell: Fall 2019

Community, Practice, Ritual and Creativity

A close look at what’s happening at three US sanghas: Aryaloka, San Francisco and Rocky Mountain Buddhist centers

  • ‘Cultivating the Riches of Less’ by Saddhavasini
  • ‘Unearthing the Buddha’ at Aryaloka by Suddhayu
  • 5 Buddha Mandala to Protect and Celebrate Dharmadhara by Danamaya
  • Drop the Story: Turn attention away from resisting pain
  • Acting as if: Training to be of benefit to others
  • Sangha Connections in US and Canada
  • In Love with the World: One Monk’s Jou... Read more

Tuesday Evenings Online

Tuesday Evenings Online

Dear Friends,
As you likely know, we have ceased all in-person gatherings at Aryaloka until further notice.
For the time being, our Tuesday Friends’ Evenings will be online from 7-8:30pm every week. This is a great opportunity to stay connected and find some inspiration. Led meditation, Dharma talk, and engaged discussion. All are welcome! By donation.
Click here to join.


A Message of Unity and Awareness – Our Commitment to the Work of Racial Equality

A Message of Unity and Awareness – Our Commitment to the Work of Racial Equality

Aryaloka has aspired to create a community that embodies what is best of our humanity. We cherish life and the qualities of awareness, kindness, compassion and freedom. We stand united in peace against the three poisons of greed, hatred and ignorance, in whatever form they may take through human behaviour. Racism is a manifestation of the poisons that continues to undermine the safety, opportunity and happiness of many people, and it is our responsibility as Buddhists to become aware of any racist tendencies in ourselves or in our communities, and do the work... Read more

A Message of Goodwill and Good News from Amala

A Message of Goodwill and Good News from Amala

Aryaloka Remains Vital Online


Dear Friends of Aryaloka,

We hope that you are in good health and faring well in the current conditions of our world. We would like to share with you some news about Aryaloka to keep you well informed, and to let you know that we are here to support your practice of the Buddha’s teaching.

Aryaloka continues to host online classes and retreats. Tuesday Friends’ Nights carry on as they have... Read more

Our Liberation is Intertwined – Interrupting the Karmic Momentum of Racism

Our Liberation is Intertwined – Interrupting the Karmic Momentum of Racism

Event Dates: Aug 21-23 (times below)


An online retreat for Order members and Mitras

“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” – Lilla Watson

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Welcoming Liberation A Space for Thriving BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) BAME (Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic) Dharma and Community Connection

Welcoming  Liberation A Space for Thriving BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) BAME (Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic) Dharma and Community Connection

Welcoming  Liberation

A Space for Thriving BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) BAME (Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic) Dharma and Community Connection.

Last Saturday of every month: 2 hours. Click here for more info and to reserve a space.

USA PST 09:00-11:00 | México 11:00-13:00 | USA EST 12:00-14:00 | IE &UK 17:00-19:00 | India 21:30-23:30 | Australia EST 02.00-04:00 ... Read more

Three Protectors for the Here and Now – Actualizing the Potential of Compassion, Understanding and Inspiration – an online retreat

Three Protectors for the Here and Now – Actualizing the Potential of Compassion, Understanding and Inspiration – an online retreat

Event Dates: Sept 25-27 (EDT) *see times below


We need protection at all times. Perhaps right now we need it more concretely: pandemic, protests, election, injustices.

How can Buddhist teachings help us meet this moment courageously?

How can the wondrous and imaginative forms of three Bodhisattvas inspire our practice... Read more

Finding Peace with Meditation | an online introduction

Finding Peace with Meditation | an online introduction

Event Dates: October 10th, 10am-12pm on Zoom


Meditation practice helps us to develop contentment, clarity, integration, concentration, and a sense of peace. Whether you’re just looking to find some stillness in your life, or to directly explore the nature of consciousness, this class is a great way to begin!

On this introductory meditation workshop we will explore the Bu... Read more