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9/11/2017: Visiting Zen Teacher Andre Teasan Halaw

September 11th: Visiting Zen Teacher Andre Teasan Halaw joins us again with a special Monday Night Retreat – from 7PM-9PM! All Are Welcome! Suggested Donation: $10 – As usual no-one turned away for inability to donate.  Andre is a Zen teacher in the Five Mountain Zen … Continue reading

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Third Annual Month of Gratitude

August is “Gratitude Month!” It has become a BSBC tradition to celebrate the practice of gratitude this month each year. The essential Buddhist view that all things are impermanent and pass away can easily lead us to feel vulnerable and … Continue reading

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Stepping On The Buddhist Path Through Gratitude

Open Discussion on “Forgiveness & Gratitude” Stepping On The Buddhist Path Through Gratitude Theme: Gratitude 08/07/2017 Discussion led by Phil Brown, President with help from David C. Clark, Co-Chair Program Committee Share your Gratitude with us on Appreciation Destination www.facebook.com/groups/AppreciationDestination    … Continue reading

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Benefiting Others: Awakening the Bodhichitta

Benefiting Others: Awakening the Bodhichitta Theme: Energy 07/31/2017 Discussion led by David C. Clark, Co-Chair Program Committee What is Viriya/Virya? The parami of Viriya, or paramita of Vīrya, is the perfection of Energy. In Buddhism it is often defined as … Continue reading

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Spiritual Training: Studying the Teachings

Spiritual Training: Studying the Teachings Theme: Energy 07/24/2017 Discussion let by Philip Murphy A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence … Continue reading

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Character & Courage: The Development of Virtue

Character & Courage: The Development of Virtue Theme: Energy 07/17/2917 Discussion led by Phil Brown, President Character and Courage: The Development of Virtue The practice of the Virtues necessary for the attainment of truth too often takes second place to … Continue reading

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Lama Gursam – Monday, August 14, 2017!

Join us Monday 8/14/2017 for a day with Lama Gursam.  The topic of his talks will be “Practice of Meditation” Schedule 4- 6 p.m. – Guided meditation and light yoga practices that support meditation 6-6:30 –  Brown bag dinner with … Continue reading

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Compassion Retreat with Bhante Aug 5 2017

“BHANTE” CHIPAMONG CHOWDHURY will lead a meditation retreat in Compassion SPONSORED BY THE BUDDHIST SANGHA OF BUCKS COUNTY Saturday, August 5, 2017, 10 AM – 4 PM (brown bag lunch break 12:30-1 PM) Yardley Friends Meeting House, 65 N. Main … Continue reading

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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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Exploring “Energy” in Late July 2017

The parami of Viriya, or paramita of Vīrya, is the perfection of Energy. In Buddhism it is often defined as effort or diligence, but the root of the Sanskrit word literally means “Hero.” It also serves as the etymology for … Continue reading

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