Children’s Sangha

Children’s Sangha

Event Date: Sunday, July 28, 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 […]

Inner and Outer Wilderness | Men’s Dharma Practice

Inner and Outer Wilderness | Men’s Dharma Practice

Event Date/Time: July 28, 1-5pm Inner and Outer Wilderness | Men’s Dharma Practice Our Dharma practice days for men in the latter half of 2019 will be themed around the idea or image of inner and outer wilderness. We will be exploring the relationship of our inner world to the outer through Dharma texts, meditation […]

Write Here, Write Now

Write Here, Write Now

Event Date: August 11, 9:30 – 4:30 Beginning and experienced writers are invited to join Barbara Steiner for a day-long creative writing workshop at Aryaloka Buddhist Center. Based on the Amherst Writers and Artists method, we’ll write in response to prompts (which you are free to ignore) designed to help us bypass our inner critic […]

Women in Buddhism: Icons of Liberation, Then and Now

Women in Buddhism: Icons of Liberation, Then and Now

Event Date/Time: August 17, 9am – 1pm Women’s history in Buddhism is unique. The Buddha was the only teacher of his time to ordain women, allowing them to participate fully in the spiritual community he was forming. This practice day explores the stories of historical women and feminine archetypes in Buddhism. How can women today […]

Vegetarian Cooking Series | Raw Food and Juicing

Vegetarian Cooking Series | Raw Food and Juicing

Event Date/Time: August 18, 2-6pm Explore balanced ways to incorporate vegan raw food into your summer diet. The sprouting of grains and beans to create a complete protein, whole food smoothies and juicing recipes and recommendations will be discussed. This is a hands-on food-preparation class. All food prepared will be shared together during and at […]

Inner and Outer Wilderness | Men’s Dharma Practice

Inner and Outer Wilderness | Men’s Dharma Practice

Event Date/Time: Aug 24, 9-1 Inner and Outer Wilderness | Men’s Dharma Practice Our Dharma practice days for men in the latter half of 2019 will be themed around the idea or image of inner and outer wilderness. We will be exploring the relationship of our inner world to the outer through Dharma texts, meditation […]

Meditation for a Peaceful Heart, an introduction

Meditation for a Peaceful Heart, an introduction

Event Date/Time: August 25, 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 […]

Vegetarian Cooking Series | Vegetarian Basics

Vegetarian Cooking Series | Vegetarian Basics

Event Date/Time: September 22, 2-6pm Learn how to make nutritionally balanced and delicious meals with whole food. Topics will include questions about protein, carbs, veganism, vegetarian “meat”, processed food, gluten allergies, how to work with tofu, tempeh, and more. We will be working with the abundant harvest of the season, explore how to eat local […]

Means to Accomplishment: A retreat for Triratna Order Members

Means to Accomplishment: A retreat for Triratna Order Members

Event Dates: Oct 4, 7pm to Oct 6, 2pm Means to Accomplishment A weekend retreat for members of the Triratna Buddhist Order Sadhana is translated as ‘a means to accomplishment’. What we dedicate ourselves to accomplishing is Awakening, to seeing things as they really are. Our lived reality is that we are practicing somewhere on […]