Upcoming Online Programs
The Daily Sit
Bill and Susan Morgan
Monday-Friday, 10:30-11:15 am EDT
Saturday & Sunday, 10:30-11:00 am EDT
Occasional Guest Teachers
An Introduction to Mindful Communication
June 14 - July 22, 2021
Oren Jay Sofer offers this six-week online training based upon the Buddha’s teachings of the Noble Eightfold Path, using mindfulness and Right Speech, plus the modern disciplines of Nonviolent Communication, to offer concrete tools to hold one’s own while still hearing others.
Self and Non-Self:
Practices for Developing Virtue, Meditation, and Wisdom
Jun 22 - Jul 13, 2021
Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST
Join Ayya Santussika in the study of a series of suttas that explicate the teachings of nonself (anattā) and perception of self (attā) and use them to derive practices for developing virtue, meditation, and wisdom. There will be a study guide, questions for contemplation, Dhamma talks, meditation, and breakouts into small discussion groups.
Introduction to a Soulmaking Dharma
July 03 - 04, 2021
Join Catherine McGee with Yahel Avigur to learn about a Soulmaking Dharma, which is rooted in the Buddha's teaching of emptiness, ethics, and meditative training.This introduction weekend can serve as a ‘stand alone’ course for those who would like a short introduction to this work. Or, for those who might be interested to take the longer Fall course it can serve to give you a better sense of the Soulmaking Dharma course to be offered in the fall.
Accessing our Buddha Nature
with the Support of Psychological Science
July 09 - 13, 2021
Join John Makransky and Paul Condon in exploring the ways of settling into our innate awakened awareness through practices adapted from Tibetan Buddhism (Nyingma Dzogchen) with support from modern psychological science. No scientific background is assumed; these terms and concepts will be introduced in accessible ways.
Sutta Reading for Poets and Engineers
Jul 18 - Aug 08, 2021
Sundays 6:30-8:30 pm EST
Join Bhikkhu Sujato and read a few small and quirky suttas, exploring them through four angles: Literal, Moral, Metaphorical, and Transcendental.
This course is cosponsored by SuttaCentral.
When You Greet Me I Bow:
Relationship, Emptiness, Social Engagement
Jul 19 - 22, 2021
Inspired by his recent book, When You Greet Me I Bow, this three-session workshop with Norman Fischer will include guided and silent meditation, presentation, and small and large group dialogue.
Happy Teachers Change the World:
A Mindfulness Retreat for Educators
Aug 13 - 17, 2021
Kaira Jewel Lingo and Richard Brady teach educators self-care practices, ways to resolve conflict, how to work with difficult emotions, and how to support focused attention and concentration. This course is co-sponsored by Plum Village’s Wake Up Schools program as a Level I training.
2 CEUs available through SUNY Oswego
The Dharma of Yontiff:
Deepening the “High Holidays”
Aug 31 - Sept 14, 2021
Tuesdays, 7:30-9:00 PM EST
Jay Michaelson explores Biblical and Talmudic texts, suttas and other texts on hiri and otappa and related ethical mindstates, and contemporary ‘JuBu’ texts that address the convergences and divergences between Torah and Dharma. These practices from both Jewish and Buddhist sources can enrich the yontiff (holiday) season.
Foundations of a Soulmaking Dharma
An online study and practice course guided by
Assisted by Yahel Avigur
September 12 - December 12, 2021
June 7- Aug 1st, 2021
13 weeks of practice and focused study of Soulmaking Dharma
Previously Offered Programs
An online study and practice course
guided by Bhikkhu Anālayo
Satipaṭṭhāna Meditation is an interactive and comprehensive online program modeled on in-person courses offered globally by Venerable Bhikkhu Anālayo on the foundational mindfulness text the Satipaṭṭhāna-sutta.