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/Winter 2020

Vajra Bell: Fall/Winter 2020

The Fall/Winter 2020 issue of the Vajra Bell is online! Climate Crisis: ‘It’s really happening’

  • Some highlights of this issue on climate change include:
  • Anālayo: Grounding Our Activism in Ethics and Compassion
    by Satyada
  • 20 Suggestions for ‘Dealing with Overwhelm’
    by Vessantara
  • Eco-Anxiety: Saying Goodbye to the Earth
    by Gunopeta
  • ... Read more

Tuesday Evenings Online

Tuesday Evenings Online

Tuesday Friends’ Evenings Online — 

After having ‘met’ the historical Buddha, we turn now to archetypes of the Awakened Mind. What treasures are held in the wondrous imagery? What is sparked in our imagination, what opens for us, as we encounter the symbolism of this sacred Mandala?

Click Here to Join any Tuesday 7-8:30pm

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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

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

Meditation For Beginners

Meditation For Beginners

Event Dates: March 6th, 10am-12pm on Zoom


Meditation and mindfulness 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!

Participants will learn the Mindfulness of Breathing, a meditatio... Read more

Music and Nature — The Sublime Intersection

Music and Nature — The Sublime Intersection

Event Dates: March 20th, 10am-1pm EST on Zoom


“If nature be the food of music, play on!” — Sravaspeare

Aryaloka is pleased to host another investigation into the workings of music with Sravaniya (Mark Latham), Music Director of the New Hampshire Philharmonic. Sravaniya asks: How does music and nature intersect? What can we learn from this in... Read more

The Heart Sutra and Two American Poets: A workshop of wonder, wisdom and poetry with Aryaloka elder Vidhuma!

The Heart Sutra and Two American Poets: A workshop of wonder, wisdom and poetry with Aryaloka elder Vidhuma!

Event Dates: March 21st, 10am-1pm EST on Zoom


In this workshop we will explore the relationships between the Heart Sutra, emptiness and fullness, and two American poets: Walt Whi... Read more