Sangha News

Spring Mindfulness Retreat on May 27th – Middletown, CT

Experience Serenity with Meditation Teacher Melissa Lewis ​The 3rd annual Spring Mindfulness Retreat will take place on Memorial Day, at the beautiful College of East Asian Studies,  at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT with meditation teacher Melissa Lewis. The 3-hour morning retreat will offer a little mental spring cleaning that includes: basic sitting meditation instruction, conscious breathing, sitting, walking,…

Buddhism 1.0 Course: Discovering a Philosophy of Life – Open until 1/12/19

Class dates: January 27 & February 24, 2019 Open but Limited Enrollment: closes Jan. 12th Discover Buddhism as a timeless philosophy of life, that is existential, intuitive, and most importantly, learn how it offers effective techniques for working with our real life’s situations and coping with the blessings and challenges we share. Uncover an ancient…

Buddhism 1.0 Course: “The Eight Steps to Happiness” registration is open until 9/30/18

Buddhism 1.0 Course: The Eight Steps to Happiness. How can you live a happy life with tranquility of mind? This course will look into what the Buddha discovered and his recommendation on walking the path of awareness and compassion. Registration ends September 30, 2018. Classes start October 14, 2018. Limited enrollment.  The Eight Steps to Happiness…

Workshop: Emotional Mastery of Body-Mind – June 6th

A special workshop on meditation techniques used for clearing out and transforming emotional clutter. This body-mind treasury is composed of a variety of techniques utilizing breath-work, acupressure, and body postures, originally developed by ancient Himalayan mountain yogis in Tibet for the purpose of enhancing one’s meditative experience by reducing the power of strong emotional and…

Heartspace Meditation Workshop on June 13th

This workshop will offer sacred chants, prayer, poetry, and song in synchronization with another’s breath provides an opportunity for deep relaxation for all involved. These practices have proven to be particularly effective at helping to relieve physical and emotional pain and distress. Date & Time: June 13th, 7 – 9 p.m. Registration ends: June 10th Location: Wesleyan…

Training: Spiritually Assisting at the Moment of Death, starts April 26th

Class dates: April 26, May 3, 10, & 24 Time: 6pm – 9pm Registration closes April 18, 2018 Location: Unitarian Universalist Society (Downstairs Meeting Room) 153 Vernon Street West, Manchester CT Moment of Death Training will meet over the course of 4 Thursday evenings. It will offer an introduction to simple and effective techniques which allow practitioners…

Spiritually Assisting at the Moment of Death Demonstration (free of charge)

On Sunday, March 25, 1-2 PM, Clear Light Society will present “Spiritually Assisting at the Moment of Death.” In this free, one-hour demonstration, Clear Light director of training Melissa Lewis, RN BSN, will: -Offer simple, effective techniques that foster a deep and meaningful connection with loved ones; -Introduce the Clear Light Meditation for the Dying…