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“Patient Acceptance of the Path”

Patient Acceptance of the Path Theme: Patience 07/10/2017 Discussion led by David C. Clark, Co-Chair Program Committee We’ve titled the exploration of the Third Dimension of Patience as “Patient Acceptance of the Path”, but it could also be referred to … Continue reading

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“Reflections On Forgiveness”

Open Discussion on “Forgiveness” Theme: Patience 07/03/2017 Discussion led by Phil Brown, President REFLECTIONS ON FORGIVENESS   The need for forgiveness arises after there has been a violation of individual or social norms that is substantial enough to have caused … Continue reading

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“Patient Perseverance with Ourselves and Obstacles”

Patient Perseverance with Ourselves and Obstacles 06/26/2017 Discussion led by Leslie Morgan, Assistant Secretary; and Marc Kaye, Communications Committee “Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing. It is looking at the thorn and seeing the rose, looking at … 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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“Practicing Patience with Others”

Patience with Others Discussion led by Phil Brown, President; and Janet Weathers, Program Committee Introduction to the Importance of Patience on the Buddhist Path The parami of Khanti, or paramita of Ksanti, is the perfection of Patience. In Buddhism it … 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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The Ganges Mahamudra

The Ganges: Essential Instructions on Mahamudra Sanskrit: Mahamudra Upadesham | Tibetan: Chaggya Chenpo Menngag   Homage to glorious coemergence! [Mahamudra cannot be shown, …] p.15 Intelligent Naropa, tolerant of suffering, you have endured hardships and are devoted to the guru. … Continue reading

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Discussions on “Patience” in the Beginning of Summer 2017

The parami of Khanti, or paramita of Ksanti, is the perfection of Patience. In Buddhism it is often defined as forbearance, endurance, acceptance, or forgiveness, but according to its Pali roots it may be best defined as “willingness.” In the … Continue reading

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“Wisdom in Practice”

“Wisdom in Practice” Part I & II Panel Discussion & Open Discussion Over the course of the last month and a half the Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County investigated “Emptiness” and The Three Marks of Existence in the practice of … 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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