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New Sunday Series: The Heart Needs Its Own Blood

By shraddhavani on Fri, 3 May, 2019 - 22:16

New Sunday Series: The Heart Needs Its Own Blood

By shraddhavani on Fri, 3 May, 2019 - 22:16

The Heart Needs Its Own Blood: Inspiration, Desire and Faith in the Dharma Life

New Sunday Program –– April 21 - June 23, 9:30am - 12pm

Continuing our year-long focus on The Myth of the Path, we’ll be waking up this spring with a beautiful new series discovering the lifeblood of our practice. Energy and inspiration for Dharma practice are vital to our health and happiness. Finding our sources of inspiration, maintaining interest and energy, and cultivating our faith and imagination are core...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Our New Sunday Series to Start 2019 –– Visions of the Path

By shraddhavani on Wed, 9 Jan, 2019 - 01:10

Our New Sunday Series to Start 2019 –– Visions of the Path

By shraddhavani on Wed, 9 Jan, 2019 - 01:10

Sundays January 6 - February 10, 9.30am-12pm 

Over the course of 2019 at PBC, we will be exploring the The Myth of the Path from different perspectives, both in our weekly Sunday program and in our week-night courses. 

We begin with a six-week series, Visions of the Path, in which we will hear from various Dharma-farers about their spiritual pathways and approaches to practice. What are the core themes and myths that guide them, and how do those myths inspire and work out in the day-to-day? As...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Sunday: Letting Go Into the Unknown

By shraddhavani on Thu, 30 Mar, 2017 - 22:59

Sunday: Letting Go Into the Unknown

By shraddhavani on Thu, 30 Mar, 2017 - 22:59

Dh. Viriyalila will lead us again this Sunday April 2, 10 AM-12:30 PM. Following a period of meditation, we will continue our exploration of the Buddhist path of spiritual development.  The Buddha taught that things are not as they appear, yet we rely on things to be permanent and substantial. In order to allow ourselves to have direct experiences more in alignment with things as they really are, we need to let go into the unknown. This week, we will explore...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

New Sunday Series: A Path with Heart

By shraddhavani on Thu, 9 Mar, 2017 - 15:57

New Sunday Series: A Path with Heart

By shraddhavani on Thu, 9 Mar, 2017 - 15:57

A spiritual journey is marked by movement from one state of being to another. How do we traverse this path? What does ours look like? A straight line to the mountain top, or a meandering wander around the base of the mountain with a slow incline?

Join us, as over the next eight Sunday mornings, 10AM - 12:30, we delve into our understanding and experience of the spiritual path we have embarked upon.  This week, March 12, Dh. Viriyalila will lead us...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Sunday Community Gathering - Exploring the Spiritual Path

By shraddhavani on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 23:28

Sunday Community Gathering - Exploring the Spiritual Path

By shraddhavani on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 23:28

How do you envision your spiritual path? How do you know you are following it?  We will meditate together, then explore these questions and more as we look at the Buddhist Threefold Path of Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom, starting this Sunday, July 31, at 10AM and continuing each Sunday through August 21.  

Join our community gathering.  No prior experience with meditation or Buddhism is required to participate.

Offered by donation.  Suggested donation $10-$5.

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