Programs

Women in Buddhism with Acharya Holly Gayley

August 30th—December 6th

This series on the stories of Women in Buddhism will explore issues of patriarchy, agency, and resilience. Continue »

Profound Treasury: The Path of Individual Liberation Monthly Book Group

with Ellen Rook

September 17th—June 10th (2019)

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 »

Albany QSangha ~ LGBTQI

October 24th—December 26th

From Pride to eventual enlightenment, join us for meditation practice, community building, with Dharma study monthly on 4th Wednesday. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Elissa Kane

November 20th—December 18th - Date postponed or cancelled

Contentment in Everyday Life Continue »

Monthly Sing: Joining Mindfulness and Song

with Damian Ubriaco

November 29th

Mindfulness brings us into the fullness of the moment. Singing infuses our being with vibrant energy. Imagine the possibilities when we bring these two activities together! Continue »

The Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

December 7th—December 8th

Birth of the Warrior emphasizes how our habitual fear and anxiety can lose its power when confronted directly, in an atmosphere of gentleness. Continue »

Ellen Rook Celebration

December 13th

Join us for our celebration of Ellen Rook's retirement from her Shastri duties and all her efforts in creating an enlightened society. Continue »

The Basic Goodness of Being Human: Who Am I?

with Ellen Rook

January 8th—February 12th (2019)

This course asks the question “Who am I?” and explores the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego and cocoon, buddha nature, and the confidence of warriorship. Continue »

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

with Ellen Rook

January 19th (2019)

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 »

The Sacred Path: Perky

January 25th—January 27th (2019)

Perky focuses on cultivating sharp, vibrant, and uplifted energy through natural discipline. One's inherent inquisitiveness leads to further exploration that overcomes doubt and hesitation. Continue »