Introductory

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 »

The Basic Goodness of Being Human: Who Am I?

with Ellen Rook

January 10th—February 21st

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 »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

with Michael Stephens

March 1st—March 3rd

In level III, we make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - Weekend Edition

with Ryu Yoshida

March 17th

Weekend version of Learn to Meditate class. Continue »

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

with Ellen Rook

April 7th

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 »

Learn to Meditate - Weekend Edition

with Ryu Yoshida

April 21st

Weekend version of Learn to Meditate class. 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 »