Welcome to Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Get our new program for Fall/Winter 2017!

The Portsmouth Buddhist Center in the heart of the New Hampshire Seacoast, for all who seek peace of mind and radical insight into how to live in more kindly, considered harmony with the world. We offer introductory and regular meditation and Buddhism classes by donation.

Join us on Sundays for our Meditation and Community Gathering, 9.30am-12pm. Our Sunday program begins with meditation followed by a Dharma presentation and discussion of how Buddhist practice can help us move towards a more creative and fulfilled life. $10-$5 suggested donation. 

New Sunday series: Money, Sex, God, Death, America! 
October 8th through Sunday November 5th, 9.30am-12pm

New Introductory Course - Medicine for the Heart and Mind: The Buddha’s Teaching As Something That Can Help, October 26th through November 16th, 7-9pm. 
In this course, the main focus will be on learning two traditional Buddhist meditations: Mindfulness of Breathing and Cultivation of Loving Kindness (Metta Bhavana).  You do not need to be a Buddhist to benefit from these practices, but understanding the role of meditation in the Buddhist context may help you benefit more fully. 

Please note, our new season of introductory courses on Thursdays will take place at Portsmouth Public Library.

Join our mail list! Send us an email: portsmouth@thebuddhistcenter.com

We offer all of our programs by donation. Suggested amounts are provided with each event listing. You can keep track of events and happenings from the life of the Center in this space. Join here then click ‘follow’ above to keep up-to-date with us. Become part of the our sangha space for in-depth resources and share your own experience of practice with others. You can also join our email list for regular updates on upcoming events.

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We are currently located in our new space at PPMTV, Studio 1, 280 Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801. Find our new home.

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The Portsmouth Buddhist Center is affiliated with the Triratna Buddhist Community, an international community of practitioners living out the Buddha’s teaching in ways that work in the modern world. We offer our programs and retreats by donation, read more about our Circuit of Generosity.


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