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The Path of Transformation: Embracing Change and Finding Refuge in Unsettled Times

Sat, 7 Aug, 2021 - 15:23

The Path of Transformation: Embracing Change and Finding Refuge in Unsettled Times

Sat, 7 Aug, 2021 - 15:23

The Path of Transformation: Embracing Change and Finding Refuge in Unsettled Times
Meditation, Dharma, Community every Sunday 10-11:30am ET,  In-person at Gateway Taiji or Online on Zoom Beginning 09/19

What motivates us to grow with change? What do we turn to when things are difficult? Recently, we have all likely experienced degrees of uncertainty, loss and polarization in navigating the pandemic, climate change and our political climate. We also face the particular challenges of our personal lives and the larger existential...

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Find Your Depth with Meditation

Wed, 4 Aug, 2021 - 16:19

Find Your Depth with Meditation

Wed, 4 Aug, 2021 - 16:19

A 4-week in-person or online course on Monday evenings, 10/04-10/25, 6:30-8:00pm ET

Meditation practice helps us to develop contentment, clarity, integration, concentration, and a sense of peace. Whether you’re just looking to find some stillness in your life, or to directly explore the nature of consciousness, this class is a great way to begin! 

In this introductory meditation workshop we will explore the Buddha’s teaching of mindfulness, generally as a living principle, and more specifically as a meditation practice. Participants will learn...

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Meditation for Beginners

Sat, 3 Apr, 2021 - 16:08

Meditation for Beginners

Sat, 3 Apr, 2021 - 16:08

A four-week online course on Monday evenings, April 26th-May 17th, 6:30-8pm ET

Meditation practice helps us to develop contentment, clarity, integration, concentration, and a sense of peace. Whether you’re just looking to find some stillness in your life, or to directly explore the nature of consciousness, this class is a great way to begin! 

In this introductory meditation workshop we will explore the Buddha’s teaching of mindfulness, generally as a living principle, and more specifically as a meditation practice. Participants will learn...

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A Statement of Solidarity and Compassion

Wed, 24 Mar, 2021 - 14:24

A Statement of Solidarity and Compassion

Wed, 24 Mar, 2021 - 14:24

A Statement of Solidarity and Compassion (English and Español)
March 2021

We are heartbroken by the stream of reports about acts of terror and harassment directed towards Asian, Asian American, Asian Canadian, and Pacific Islander communities. We stand against all forms of hatred towards people of Asian descent, and towards all People of Color, including Black and Indigenous peoples. 

Although this is an international phenomenon, (including incidents in Mexico and Canada), the reports of hate-based violence in the United States towards AAPI (Asian...

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The Wheel of Life | the journey of life, death and liberation

Sun, 7 Feb, 2021 - 21:32

The Wheel of Life | the journey of life, death and liberation

Sun, 7 Feb, 2021 - 21:32

A six-week course on Monday evenings, Feb 22nd—March 29th, 6:30-8pm EST

Join us for a deep dive into Buddhist teaching and meditation practice. This course is great for anyone with a little experience of Buddhist meditation who would like to explore their practice more deeply. We will use the Bhavachakra or the Wheel of Life to understand the difficulties of the human situation and to reveal the possibilities that the Dharma (the teaching of the Buddha) presents for us.

The Wheel of...

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Lunchtime Meditation: Kindness for Self & Others

Sun, 7 Feb, 2021 - 21:24

Lunchtime Meditation: Kindness for Self & Others

Sun, 7 Feb, 2021 - 21:24

Lunchtime Meditation: Kindness for Self & Others; Fridays 12-12:50 PM

Take a break in the middle of your day to connect to a sense of benevolence. Learn to meditate or find support for your practice. The focus will be on the Metta Bhavana, or Cultivation of Loving Kindness, meditation. This is a traditional Buddhist practice that lays the foundation for skilfullness and positive emotion. Developing metta is also an antidote to feelings of alienation and anxiety that can arise all...

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Shutdown Samsara! An Everyday Path to Nirvana

Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 - 16:07

Shutdown Samsara! An Everyday Path to Nirvana

Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 - 16:07

There are many opportunities in the Seacoast Area for online Dharma practice. As we continue to navigate the difficulties of pandemic shutdown, let’s shutdown the cycle of suffering with meditation, inspiring teachings, and loving community! This winter — break the wheel!

Aryaloka Tuesday Friends’ Evenings: The Buddha Then, Awakening Now — For the Winter of 2021 we’ll be exploring important themes from the life of the Buddha, discovering how his example informs and inspires our own journey now. The life of the...

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Samsara Hacks — Dharma for Everyday Life and Liberation

Fri, 1 Jan, 2021 - 22:32

Samsara Hacks — Dharma for Everyday Life and Liberation

Fri, 1 Jan, 2021 - 22:32

Ongoing Sundays 10-11:15am EST

The teaching of the Buddha, known as the Dharma, is not meant for dusty bookshelves. The Dharma is a living practice that is renewed every moment in the minds and hearts of those who live by this wisdom. Samsara is the cycle of life and death in which we wander. Each week we’ll hear of favorite approaches to modern Dharma practice, finding ways to relieve suffering in ourselves and the world, to break the cycle of...

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Transform Your Life With Meditation

Fri, 1 Jan, 2021 - 19:56

Transform Your Life With Meditation

Fri, 1 Jan, 2021 - 19:56

A four-week online course on Monday evenings, Jan 11 to Feb 1, 6:30–8pm EST

Meditation practice helps us to develop contentment, clarity, integration, concentration, and a sense of peace. Whether you’re just looking to find some stillness in your life, or to directly explore the nature of consciousness, this class is a great way to begin! 

In this introductory meditation workshop we will explore the Buddha’s teaching of mindfulness, generally as a living principle, and more specifically as a meditation practice. Participants...

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Touching Earth: Buddhist Approaches for Care of Nature

Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 17:19

Touching Earth: Buddhist Approaches for Care of Nature

Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 17:19

This online retreat offers an in-depth opportunity to cultivate a Dharmic view of the linked environmental crises currently facing all living beings – in the air, in the sea and on the earth.

•We will explore relevant Buddhist teachings and their implications for our lives today.

•We will meditate and reflect together on our actions and our options, creating a safe space for turning towards the reality of the situation and the emotions that arise.

•We will approach the topic through the arts, with music and...