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Sunday Program: Valuing the Arts, Science and Culture

By shraddhavani on Thu, 9 Feb, 2017 - 22:06

Sunday Program: Valuing the Arts, Science and Culture

By shraddhavani on Thu, 9 Feb, 2017 - 22:06

Update, February 11: Hi folks. We’ve decided to cancel Sunday morning’s program this week because of the crazy snowstorm! We’ll hopefully see you for an exploration of this topic next Sunday, same time. Stay safe and warm!

This Sunday, February 12, 10AM-12:30 PM, we continue our winter series on The Six Emphases of of a Modern Buddhist Community with the topic Valuing the Arts, Science and Culture.

Each week through February, we’re exploring what makes a modern Buddhist community. This week...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Sunday Program: The World of Work and Our Values

By shraddhavani on Fri, 3 Feb, 2017 - 14:59

Sunday Program: The World of Work and Our Values

By shraddhavani on Fri, 3 Feb, 2017 - 14:59

We continue our series on What Makes A  Modern Buddhist Community this Sunday, February 5, 10AM - 12:30 PM. Led by Dh. Candradasa. Here’s what he says:

“The next Sunday program in our series on what Buddhism needs to address in the modern world, we’re looking at the world of work.

“How do our values affect our working lives, our choice of jobs, our relationship with colleagues? We’ll explore how Buddhist ethics can help navigate this key area of everyday life...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Sunday Program - The Path Forward

By shraddhavani on Thu, 3 Nov, 2016 - 18:49

Sunday Program - The Path Forward

By shraddhavani on Thu, 3 Nov, 2016 - 18:49

This Sunday, November 6, we will continue with our topic of recent weeks - how to work with our mind to move toward greater positivity and equanimity.  This week and next, Dh. Candradasa, will lead us in looking at “Knowing Where You’re Going And Steering A Clear Path.”  Here’s what Candradasa has to say: 

“The Buddha’s Dharma is designed to help you map your own path by learning how your mind works. As we journey along together as a community, we’ll take...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Sunday Program: Infusion - Our Foundation of Faith

By shraddhavani on Wed, 12 Oct, 2016 - 17:48

Sunday Program: Infusion - Our Foundation of Faith

By shraddhavani on Wed, 12 Oct, 2016 - 17:48

Join our community gathering in Portsmouth this Sunday, October 16, 10AM - 12 PM. We are in the middle of a series of conversations led by Dh. Viriyalila, focused on how we can work with our minds to develop kindness and equanimity in relation to the people in our lives and the events happening around us.  This week our topic is faith. Here is what Viriyalila says about it:

 ”Sraddha is the cornerstone of Buddhist practice, the most fundamental positive mental state...