The New England Institute of Buddhist Studies’ courses, workshops and seminars meet One-Day-A-Month and have been designed to deepen your understanding and practice of Shin Buddhism and the whole of the Buddhist tradition.

  • The New England Institute for Buddhist Studies offers a full array of courses, programs and retreats geared to working people with hefty schedules.
  • Discovering Shin Course. Starts October 19th. Registration is open.
  • Body Mind Workshop, Friday, October 3rd, 7 - 9 p.m. at Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies. $50 contribution.
  • Buddhism 101. Starts on January 25th. Registration is open.
  • NEIBS is the educational arm of the Buddhist Faith Fellowship which gathers on Sundays at 10 a.m.
  • Autumn Mindfulness Retreat: Sunday, October 26th.
  • Buddhism 201 Course. Starts November 2nd. Registration is open.
  • Clear Light "Moment of Death" Training Workshop with Ms. Patricia Shelton, October 4th - 5th in Middletown
  • Lunch and Learn Seminar: Free of charge. Sept 28th. 12:30-2 p.m. Middletown, CT. All are welcomed.


The New England Institute of Buddhist Studies (NEIBS) offers a caring,  non-dogmatic, and open environment to help flower your inner potential of understanding, faith and compassion so you can walk the Buddha’s path.

We are dedicated to deepen your personal engagement with the Buddha’s teachings through a variety of practical courses, workshops and retreats – without interrupting your professional or personal obligations.

The New England Institute of Buddhist Studies opens up many pathways for lifelong spiritual learning designed for ordinary working people whether you are a beginner or advanced, young or old, single or married, student or professional, working or retired, or buddhist or non-buddhist. Come as you are.

NEIBS is the direct educational arm of the Buddhist Faith Fellowship which is a tax-exempt, non-profit membership organization under Section 501(c) (3) of the U.S. Tax Code.

Calendar of Events

Registration is open for the following programs.

Lunch & Lunch Seminar – September 28 – Open admission & free of charge.

Body Mind Workshop – October 3.

Clear Light training Weekend – October 4 – 5.

Discovering Shin Buddhism Course – October 16.

Autumn Mindfulness Retreat – October 26.

Buddhism 201 Course –  November 2.

Buddhism 101 Course – January 25.