Author Archives: Phil Brown

About Phil Brown

Philip Brown, PhD, is currently the president of the Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County. Learn more about Phil and other members

Bodhisattva’s Way of Life Teachings

John Wenz is currently leading us in an exploration of Shantideva’s “Bodhisattva’s Way of Life”. Stephen Batchelor’s translation of the text is available for free online  Also Chapter 9 is available here Listen to some of the latest Audio Recordings … Continue reading

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2017 Retreats

This is a list of retreats we are aware of. If you know of others please let us know  June 30th – July 4th 4-DAY RETREAT INDEPENDENCE WEEKEND: SUTTA STUDY & MEDITATION Bhante Suddhaso Over the weekend leading up to July … Continue reading

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A Personal Perspective on Meditation

By Jim Hild From Reflections Magazine Our bylaws state our mission– “To Present, Teach and Practice Buddhism: To Provide Meditation Instruction and Community Service in a Manner Consistent with the Teaching of the Buddha.” Since I became a member of … Continue reading

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Let silence take you to the core of life

Since Buddha woke up the world to the possibility of enlightenment some 2,500 years ago, his teachings reached far and wide across the continent and the world. At its core is the simple act of meditation. “Let silence take you … Continue reading

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2017 Spring Dharma of Trash in June

The Spring Road Clean Up (Dharma of Trash) will be Saturday June 3rd from 1pm until 3pm.  Rain Date is June 10th 1-3pm Take part in our community service project and enjoy time with Sangha friends. The Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County … Continue reading

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Wisdom discussions in May 2017

The BSBC will be discussing Wisdom each Monday in May after 7pm meditation period. The aspect of Wisdom in our practice is the parami of Panna. How is wisdom different from knowledge? Emptiness and The Three Characteristics fall under this Wisdom category … Continue reading

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Lama Gursam April 21 and 22

Join the Buddhist Sangha on April 21 and 22 as we host our beloved visiting teacher Yogi Acharya Lama Gursam for a Friday evening Meditation and Dharma Talk from 7-9PM and a Saturday full-day Retreat from 9AM-5PM. You may come for a full … Continue reading

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Timber Hawkeye Dharma Talk: “Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering is Optional” with a Q&A

We are very happy to announce that we will have Timber Hawkeye, who wrote two books: Buddhist Boot Camp and Faithfully Religionless, as our guest via SKYPE during our Discussion time (8-9PM) on April 10th, 2017. All are welcome to join us for … Continue reading

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Join us for Visiting Teacher 3/13/2017

Dear Sangha Friends, We are pleased to announce that Beverly Sanford, who is an ordained teacher and long time meditator with the Princeton Buddhist Meditation Group, will be visiting us in Yardley on Monday, 3/13/2017. Beverly is looking forward to … Continue reading

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“No Place For Hate” a faith perspective

From A Faith Perspective Column February 13, 2017 Last November I attended a large gathering at The Garden of Reflection 9-11 Memorial organized by a combination of interfaith clergy and elected officials. The evening was hastily called following a few expressions … Continue reading

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