Offering Mindfulness Meditation in the context of
the Buddha’s teachings in a welcoming community
For the next six months the Guiding Council will be leading the Sangha in an examination of the basics of Dharma.
May 16 – June 6
Views on Karma. Let’s explore this deep and powerful aspect of Wise View, and work toward understanding what karma is and what it isn’t, and how to work with it skillfully.
June 13 – August 1
Walking the Eightfold Path: Extraordinary teachings for an ordinary life.
Spotlight Events and News
July Book Club Meeting
The Book of Joy
Focus on The Eight Pillars of Joy
by Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and
Howard C. Cutler, M.D.
In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama’s home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness’s eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. On Day 4 and 5 they shared their thought on the eight pilars of joy, which provide the foundation for lasting happiness.
Join us as we explore how these pillars fit into our practice.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships—or, as they would say, because of them—they are two of the most joyful people on the planet. In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama’s home in Dharamsala,...