Programs

Profound Treasury: The Path of Individual Liberation Monthly Book Group

with Ellen Rook

September 17th—June 17th

Monthly Book Group on basic Buddhism: the first volume of The Profound Treasury, The Path of Individual Liberation, presents the Hinayana, the core Buddhist teachings on the practice of meditation, the reality of suffering, and the possibility of liberati Continue »

Meditation and the Creative Mind: Coming to Our Senses

with Ellen Rook

May 2nd—May 23rd

Discover a path to genuine spontaneity and unselfconscious expression in this four-week course that offers both meditation and meditation-in-action exercises all designed to help you better connect to the presence of things, the world, and yourself. Continue »

Procrastination & Meditation

with Elissa Kane

May 7th—May 28th

Inspired by a recent NYTimes article "Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do With Self-Control)", join us as we explore working with this vexing and universal challenge through meditation, awareness practices and compassionate abiding. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Damian Ubriaco & Virginia Fisher

May 30th—June 27th

Meditation in Everyday Life is a five-week class designed to help new meditators (including those who have never meditated before) develop a regular practice and bring the benefits of mindfulness to their daily lives. Continue »

Coming Down to Earth - The Wisdom of Surrender

with Jeff Wigman

June 1st

"Without giving up hope — that there’s somewhere better to be, that there’s someone better to be — we will never relax with where we are or who we are." Pema Chödrön Continue »

Meditation & Your Phone

with Elissa Kane

June 15th

Though powerful as a tool when used with discernment, for many of us our cell phones have proven to be the great distractor from boredom, stillness, the present moment - and thus happiness. Join us for our morning as we blend mindfulness practices with ou Continue »

Sit, Walk, Write: Half-Day Contemplative Writing Retreat

with Ellen Rook

June 23rd

Inspired by Natalia Goldberg's 'The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language,' join us for a morning meditation, movement and writing retreat. All welcome, Instruction will be provided. Continue »

Tonglen Tuesday

with Judith Johnson

June 25th

Join us for Tonglen practice tonight led by one of our senior students. Continue »