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Aryaloka Celebrates Buddha Day

Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 19:55

Aryaloka Celebrates Buddha Day

Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 19:55It was a truly festive evening at Aryaloka Buddhist Center during our Wesak (Buddha Day) celebration on Friday, May 9th. Amala led the night with a fantastic slideshow of images depicting the Buddha’s life, which were accompanied by storytelling and narration by several sangha members who each picked a unique episode to imaginatively bring to life. The Aryaloka sangha was fortunate to have the company of a number of students from the High Mowing school in Vermont...
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Stupa Celebration & Fundraising Dinner

Tue, 15 Apr, 2014 - 22:24

Stupa Celebration & Fundraising Dinner

Tue, 15 Apr, 2014 - 22:24Join the regional sangha for a scrumptious fundraising dinner at Aryaloka Buddhist Center on April 18th at 6:00 p.m. The menu includes a hearty soup to warm the winter chill, lovingly-created bread, salad, and cake for dessert to add a touch of sweetness. All this in addition to joyful sangha friends to break bread with!

There will be a presentation about the Stupa Project as part of the evening, and the dinner will be followed by a special Dhardo...
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Pioneering The Stupa Project

Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 - 20:45

Pioneering The Stupa Project

Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 - 20:45On March 19th, Viriyagita, Shantikirika and Portsmouth NH mitra Bettye Pruitt joined the sangha of Nagaloka in Portland, ME, to share information about the project to build a stupa dedicated to Dhardo Rimpoche at Aryaloka in Newmarket, NH. The main theme of Viriyagita’s presentation was the importance of Dhardo Rimpoche to the Triratna community. She pointed out that there are currently four Triratna stupas containing ashes of the late Dhardo: at Tiratanaloka and...
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Aryaloka sangha explores opportunities for social action

Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 15:25

Aryaloka sangha explores opportunities for social action

Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 15:25Aryaloka Buddhist Center, in an effort to more intentionally bring the Dharma off the cushion, had its first meeting at Aryaloka exploring the possibility of beginning a New Hampshire chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship on March 12th, 2014. Ten sangha members were in attendance for the first meeting and the discussion was energetic.

Kris Schultz and Gene Taylor - associated with many activist groups, including Wonderwell Mountain Refuge - presented some of the...
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A Stupa Emerges

Thu, 20 Mar, 2014 - 13:57

A Stupa Emerges

Thu, 20 Mar, 2014 - 13:57Posted by Viriyalila for The Stupa Project Kula…
I’ve been reflecting quite a bit on the stupa visualization practice since visiting with my preceptor, Karunadevi, in San Francisco last month. I remember how she taught the practice, and how fascinated I was to be engaging in such primal, simple act conjuring the elements in vibrant, colorful forms. I felt connected to the whole universe, and beyond, in ways that I have never experienced before. So grounding, and yet so expansive.
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Help Actualize This Dream - Contribute to the Stupa Project

Sat, 1 Mar, 2014 - 22:51

Help Actualize This Dream - Contribute to the Stupa Project

Sat, 1 Mar, 2014 - 22:51Our Stupa fundraising is going well- We have about $11,000 collected and need a total of $34,000 to actualize this dream to build a stupa dedicated to Dhardo Rimpoche. We still have a ways to go, but are feeling both inspired and optimistic. We are planning to start the foundation in April - just a month away! - with the building commencing as soon as the snows have melted. We invite you to donate to this spiritually significant undertaking -...
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Dhardo's Stupa is Coming!

Wed, 19 Feb, 2014 - 12:10

Dhardo's Stupa is Coming!

Wed, 19 Feb, 2014 - 12:10Viriyalila had the opportunity to meet with Viriyagita, one of the members of the Stupa Kula - the team of folks working together to bring this project into fruition. They spent some time talking about various elements of The Stupa Project which is now most definitely happening. The ground has been blessed, a contract with the builder has been made, and 1/3 of the funds have been raised. We’ve created a campaign on IndieGoGo to bring more energy,...
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Sangha Evening Celebration

Mon, 5 Nov, 2012 - 16:30

Sangha Evening Celebration

Mon, 5 Nov, 2012 - 16:30Friday, November 30th, 7:00 p.m.

The Triratna Buddhist Community at Aryaloka will gather on Friday, November 30th for our annual celebration of the Sangha Jewel. Please join us as we express appreciation for our community and gratitude for the Arya Sangha, the Enlightened teachers from the Buddhist traditions of the past. The evening will include meditation and the devotional practice of puja.

Led by Dayalocana
Fee: By Donation
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Workshop - Vajrasattva: The Joy of Purification

Mon, 5 Nov, 2012 - 16:23

Workshop - Vajrasattva: The Joy of Purification

Mon, 5 Nov, 2012 - 16:23Sunday, November 18th, 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Enter the mythic realm to explore and experience the purifying nectar of Vajrasattva – the Buddha “beyond space and time!” Vajrasattva practice is a way to purify our defilements and recognize the primordial, pure nature of the Buddha within us. The retreat will include a guided meditation, discussion, Vajrasattva puja, and chanting his mantra – perhaps 108 times!

Led by Akashavanda, an enthusiastic Vajrasattva practitioner.

Fee: Sliding Scale...
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Arts at Aryaloka This Winter

Mon, 5 Nov, 2012 - 16:13

Arts at Aryaloka This Winter

Mon, 5 Nov, 2012 - 16:13We have a rich offering of arts this winter at Aryaloka Buddhist Center - from photography and fabric arts to Buddhist inspired musical performance, you won’t want to miss this celebration of contemplative creativity. Here’s what’s happening in November and December:


“Earth, Water, Fire” - Photography by Rebekah Younger

Showing November 1-14
Gallery Times: Tu 5-7 p.m., M-W 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Th-F 8:30 a.m.-noon.
Artists’ Talk: Sunday, Nov. 11, 6-9 p.m.

Rebekah Younger, an...