Author Archives: Joe Beck

George Haas 10/30/17 visit

We were delighted to have George Haas to the Yardley Friends Meetinghouse on Monday, October 30th. The Audios from that evening are available below: Mettagroup Founder George Haas Mettagroup founder George Haas began his creative explorations in the fine arts, as … Continue reading

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Rebecca Li – Patience/Endurance & the Chan Practice, 10/9/17

We were delighted to have Rebecca Li back to the Yardley Friends Meetinghouse on Monday, October 9th. The Audios from that evening are available below:   About Rebecca Li, PhD Rebecca Li is a Dharma and meditation instructor teaching at … Continue reading

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Unconditioned Awareness, Presence, & Suchness

Monday night (6/12/17), Lowell Arye led a discussion on a challenging topic–the Now and Unconditioned Awareness. It’s a topic that, as Lowell stated, is not capable of being expressed; it’s that which does not come and go. For new comers, … Continue reading

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Beverly’s Dharma Talk

We were delighted to have Beverly Sanford back this past Monday, March 13th. The Audio of the dharma talk is available below:  

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Rebecca Li’s Dharma Talk

We were delighted to have Rebecca Li back to the Yardley Friends Meetinghouse this past Monday, February 13th. The Audio of the dharma talk is available below: One reason we attend Dharma talks is to learn about Buddhism. Part of … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting of the Members: Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County

Dear BSBC Members, I am writing to remind you of our annual membership meeting, which will be held Monday November 14th in the social room of the Yardley Meeting House. This meeting is a formal requirement of our bylaws, and … Continue reading

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Green Tara Service for Gil Howard

Dear Sangha Friends, It is with a heavy heart that we announce that our beloved Gil Howard has passed away. Gil was a long-time member and a foundational support of the Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County. He served as our … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Lojong and the Art of Stretching the Mind

On August 8th, we had the pleasure of being students of John Wentz for an hour. The goal of John’s discussion was, as he stated, to stretch us in ways we may not have experienced in the past. Well I … Continue reading

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Being present, self care, mindfulness and more

Jan 25th we reviewed the Four Turnings of the Mind, also known as the Four Reminders which are    The rare and precious human life of leisure and opportunity    Death and impermanence    The unsatisfactory nature of the cycle … Continue reading

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Giving and God and Such

On Monday 12/28, we had an open topic night. Phil kicked it off giving us a brief summary of an article he had written last week (see here) We talked for a little while about the importance of moderation and … Continue reading

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