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Meditation Retreat Links

In no particular order here are some retreat centers as well as organizations that host retreats Chan Dharma Drum Retreat Center  in Pine Bush NY has many retreats to choose from ranging from a few days to a week. www.dharmadrumretreat.org … Continue reading

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Upcoming Retreats in 2018

At some point after you have been introduced to meditation you will find yourself considering taking time to practice in a retreat.  Meditation Retreats are a wonderful way to deepen your meditation practice, allowing yourself space to practice.  There are … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating Practice

The practice of Mindful Eating gives us an opportunity to satisfy and nourish our  body, pay attention to our hunger cues, cravings, sensations, and bring a new dimension to just eating or drinking as it is.  With each meal, we take … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge – What does it mean to you?

What does Taking Refuge mean to you? One way we can take refuge is: – To appreciate and honor the original teacher, the one who awoke. – To appreciate and honor the dharma teachings kept alive for thousands of years, … Continue reading

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Rebecca Li – the practice of Just Sitting

On April 23, 2018 Rebecca Li gave instructions and lead a guided meditation that settles into the practice of Just Sitting or Silent Illumination. The practice of Silent Illumination is similar to the practice of Zen Shikantaza. The evening felt like a … Continue reading

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Sangha visits Feasterville Library

On March 22nd the Feasterville Library welcomed our sangha members Eugene and Rika with a room with more than 40 people who wanted to learn about meditation despite the snow storm on the previous day. The people who attended were really … Continue reading

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Lama Gursam visits sangha in March 2018

Please join us at Makefield Friends Meeting House on March 2, 7pm-9pm, for an evening meditation and dharma talk and again on March 3, 9am-4pm, as Yogi Acharya Lama Gursam leads us in a silent retreat. During the retreat we … Continue reading

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Dharma Voices for Animals film and discussion

  Monday, January 15 and 25th, 2018, 8 PM (following meditation at 7) Join us for a two-part screening of the Dharma Voices for Animals (DVA) film, Animals and the Buddha. This powerful film explores our relationship with animals in the … Continue reading

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2017 New Years Retreat

On this last evening of the year, you are invited to join the BSBC community for a rare and lovely opportunity to engage in extended meditation practice with our sangha. The retreat will be from 7 pm to 12 am.  Everyone … Continue reading

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 The practice of Samadhi – 11/27/17 Nikki Mirghafori

Nikki Mirghafori joined the sangha in November 2017 to discuss the practice of Samadhi (unification of mind). You may see the video that was streamed live by clicking the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jn1mf4WWGY8   – There are also auto generated subtitles available so … Continue reading

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