Children’s Sangha

Children’s Sangha

Event Date: February 2, 2:30-3pm Children’s Sangha gatherings are a wonderful way to introduce Buddhism and mindfulness to your young ones. 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 and crafts activity […]

Regional Order/Mitra Day

Regional Order/Mitra Day

Event Dates: February 15, 10-4 Buddhism begins with the Buddha sitting beneath a tree, touching the earth. The Buddha’s vision of connection and kindness encompasses earth, sky, and sea; from the tiniest being to the largest. The practice of non-harm invests us with empathy and care for all of life. On our next Order Mitra Day […]

Mindfulness and Meditation, an introduction

Mindfulness and Meditation, an introduction

Event Dates: February 16, 10 – 4 On this introductory workshop we will explore the Buddha’s teaching of mindfulness, generally as a living principle, and more specifically as a meditation practice. Participants will learn the Mindfulness of Breathing, a meditation that has been practiced for thousands of years, and learn everything they need to begin […]

Parinirvana

Parinirvana

Event Dates: February 18, 2020 Parinirvana is the annual observance of the death, or Final Nirvana, of the Buddha. It’s an opportunity to reflect upon the final days of the Buddha, and the great mystery of Enlightenment and Death. It is also a time when we remember those we’ve lost. Parinirvana is one of the major […]

Inner and Outer Wilderness: Men’s Dharma Practice

Inner and Outer Wilderness: Men’s Dharma Practice

Event Dates: February 29, 9–1 Our Dharma practice days for men in the first half of 2020 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, literature, meditation and mindful forestry projects. In the cooler months […]