Buddhist Studies

Women in Buddhism: Online Dharma Dialogues

with Acharya Holly Gayley

September 27th—December 6th

Join us for a series of interactive and conversational forums on Women in Buddhism to explore issues of patriarchy, agency and resilience. Continue »

Preparing for Death

with Suzanne Schecter Côté

November 5th—December 3rd

An exploration of death from a Buddhist perspective. This program is for anyone who wonders how to deal with dying and wishes to understand the place of death in our lives. Continue »

Renew and Restore: A Yoga and Meditation Retreat

with Alexis Shotwell

November 24th

How can we sustain and nourish our own capacity to be present with our life? What does it mean to bring a quality of gentleness and vitality to our everyday experiences? In this day-long practice intensive, we will experience the benefits of restorative y Continue »

Vowing Not To Burn Out

with Alexis Shotwell, Sheila Craig, Sean Dillon

November 25th

Our lives can feel completely overwhelming - sometimes this is simply because we meet so many challenges in just being alive, but also we can feel like we’re drowning when we are giving a lot of ourselves to things we care about and love. We burn out. Bur Continue »

Winter City Retreat: Slowing Down, Letting Go

with David Fowler

December 26th—January 1st (2019)

A city weekthun, or week-long practice intensive, is a unique opportunity to deepen one's meditation practice without going far from home. New and experienced meditators are welcome. Continue »

Four Foundations of Mindfullness

January 8th—January 29th (2019)

Padmasambhava Feast

January 13th (2019)

The Rain of Blessings Restricted to tantrikas who have received the empowerment at Sacred World Assembly or Vajrayana Seminary. Continue »

Mamos Recitation

January 25th (2019)

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos is recited each year in order to pacify the karmic cause of personal, social, and environmental chaos that accumulates at the year's end. Continue »

Mamos Recitation

January 30th (2019)

6 Paramitas

February 21st—March 21st (2019)