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BodhiMind Study Group for an Online Course:

Buddhism Through Its Scriptures

Buddhism Through Its Scriptures is a FREE online class offered by Harvard University.  This course allows you to learn about the rich and diverse beliefs and practices of Buddhists across time and place and to experience Buddhism through its scriptures, both relationally as well as academically.  Click here to access the website for the course. A BodhiMind study group has formed for this class and has been meeting since the end of May, following the Tuesday night meditation from 7:15 pm. Details are on the event calendar.
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Ongoing

  • GROUP MEDITATION: Every Tuesday, 5:30 – 6:30 pm (discussion following until 7 pm)
    Two 20-minute meditations with basic instructions. Fine for both beginners and experienced. Main focus: developing mindfulness of body, feelings and thoughts; learning to observe inner and outer conditions without judgment; cultivating patience and compassion. Followed by a Dharma talk and discussion, with tea. OK to arrive late or leave early.  Suggested donation of $5, but no one turned away for lack of funds.  Location:  20 Mesa Road
  • BODHIMIND BOOK GROUP:  Every other Tuesday (See our calendar for dates.)  The group is currently reading the book After Buddhism: Rethinking the Dharma for a Secular Age by the Stephen Batchelor. The discussion begins about 7:10 pm. following Bodhimind Center Tuesday evening meditation. Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no need to have the book or attend every session (although it is helpful to do so).  Since each discussion is open and free flowing, all attendees are welcome to take an active or nonactive role in the discussion.   Free, though donations of tea or snacks are appreciated. Location:  20 Mesa Road
  • SATURDAY MEDITATION SERIES:  9 – 11 am (See our calendar for dates.) Suggested donation of $5, but no one turned away for lack of funds. Location:  20 Mesa Road
  • FIRST MONDAY MEDITATION SERIES:  5:30-7:00 pm (See our calendar for dates and more details) The first Monday of each month will be devoted to more Traditional Tibetan Buddhist practices.Some of these will overlap with what we’ve been doing on Tuesdays, such as basic mindfulness and reflections on themes such as impermanence, loving kindness and compassion while others will include traditional prayers, visualizations and other more traditional practices. See our calendar  for dates and more details). Suggested donation of $5, but no one turned away for lack of funds. Location:  20 Mesa Road

See our Event Calendar for details about all our events. ***