Past Events

Practice and Talk Meeting

2nd  and 4th Sundays of the month Ideal for beginners to the most veteran practitioners Just attend, practice, and learn. Twice a month, we offer two unique opportunities to explore the core teachings and practices of Buddhism as a philosophy of life.  Our Practice & Talks are non-committing occasions to learn about Buddhism in a…

Class: The Eight Steps to Happiness

Buddhism 1.0 Course: The Eight Steps to Happiness will begins on October 8th and meet 3 times over a 3 month period.  The course is divided into three classes based on the three Buddhist trainings and disciplines: The Wisdom Teachings, the Morality Teachings, and Mental Discipline.  Registration is closed. Please see our COURSES tab for…

Buddhist Family Practice Meeting

Every 1st & 3rd Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. $10 per family On Sunday mornings we offer families with children a nourishing environment to practice mindfulness and learn traditional Buddhist teachings such as compassion, interdependence, and gratitude.  It follows the general format of the Buddhist Faith Fellowship’s regular weekly gathering, but in a shorter,…

A Community Presentation: Every Breath of the Way…

Every Breath of the Way… When someone you love is dying, there IS something you can do to help. An introduction to the work of the Clear Light Society, a non-profit organization serving individuals and families since 1977. The Clear Light Society provides services using non-sectarian techniques which may be personalized to an individual’s own…

Discussions on Death and Dying

Inspired by the Death Cafe movement started by Swiss sociologist and anthropologist Bernard Cretaz in 2004, which encourages community gatherings during which people discuss death over cake and coffee. These discussions have helped to relax the taboo of speaking about death, particularly with strangers, and encouraged people to express their own wishes for end-of-life care…

12 Step Buddhist Meeting

Monday evenings 7 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m. The Church of the Holy Trinity 381 Main Street, Middletown, Connecticut Open To All In Need Are you seeking to be addiction or craving free? Are your seeking to be sober, clean and free? We have established the first Buddhist 12 Step Group for addiction recovery in the State of…

Buddhist Family Practice Meeting

Every 1st & 3rd Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. $10 per family On Sunday mornings we offer families with children a nourishing environment to practice mindfulness and learn traditional Buddhist teachings such as compassion, interdependence, and gratitude.  It follows the general format of the Buddhist Faith Fellowship’s regular weekly gathering, but in a shorter,…

Practice and Talk Meeting

2nd  and 4th Sundays of the month Ideal for beginners to the most veteran practitioners Just attend, practice, and learn. Twice a month, we offer two unique opportunities to explore the core teachings and practices of Buddhism as a philosophy of life.  Our Practice & Talks are non-committing occasions to learn about Buddhism in a…

Mindful Hike – Mt Higby

Integrate the dharma with the natural world We will meet at the parking area aside the beginning of Route 691, just moments away from Guida’s on Washington St. (Rt. 66).  (Tibetan flags).  We begin with a short reading.  We proceed in Noble Silence on level terrain to the parking area at Guida’s.  Here, we meditate at…

Heartspace- making time to take time for you

In our busy lives, it is essential that we take time to reflect and to heal. This evening focuses on simple and effective techniques for bringing more balance to our day to day. Visit https://www.meetup.com/Clear-Light-Society-of-CT/ Participants will learn: Quick-fixes to refresh and relax A three minute Heart-Centered Meditation A simple and effective technique for clearing…