Cultivating wisdom, deepening practice, and building community for over 30 years.
Residential: Dec 8-11, 2023
Black Spirituals & Protest Songs: Singing for Personal & Social Liberation
Join Dr. Melanie L. Harris and Joshuah Brian Campbell in exploring liberation through the history of Civil Rights movement songs, Buddhist meditation, active listening, and the sacred tradition of African American Spirituals.
Online: Dec 29, 2023 - Jan 2, 2024
Voices of Awakening: An Insight Dialogue Retreat on the Verses of the Elder Nuns
Join Ayya Anopama and Nic Redfern in exploring the path to freedom and the obstacles that hinder us by contemplating the Verses of the Elder Nuns (Therīgāthā) through the practice of Insight Dialogue.
Poetry as/and Practice
In this conversation, Joseph Goldstein and William Edelglass, BCBS Director of Studies, explore the practice of poetry by inquiring into poetry as a practice of attention, of giving voice to our own experience and insights, of resting in what Joseph, in one of his poems, calls the “love of my lonely hours.”
Deep respect and an appreciation of the profundity and transformative significance of the Buddhist tradition, critical examination, and comparative perspective each find expression in the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies’ Insight Journal, published since 1994. Explore and experience key insights of Buddhist inquiry in this freely offered, online resource. Browse all articles by author or issue.