Sangha News

BFF Wesleyan University Activities are Suspended Until Further Notice (March 13th)

BFF of CT Community, Wesleyan University has suspended all in-person classes and campus activities due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health situation. As a consequence, all BFF of CT on-campus activities are also suspended until further notice.  This includes our Practice & Talk meetings, Buddhist Family Practice Group, and our Buddhist courses. As for our…

Buddhism 1.0 Course: Discovering a Way of Life – Begins Jan. 26, 2020

Discover Buddhism as a practical way of life that has offered its adherents psychological and spiritual fulfillment for that last 2,400 years. This course will look into Buddhism’s basic practices for engaging with life’s situations and coping with the blessings and challenges we all experience. Discovering a Way of Life will cover a ancient path of inner…

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Winter Mindfulness Retreat – January 5th – Start 2020 Renewed!

Start 2020 right by resetting your mind with serenity and great compassion. Our Winter Mindfulness Retreat will take place at the beautiful College of East Asian Studies in Middletown, CT.  This 3-hour morning retreat can be a beginning anew experience for participants and will include: basic sitting meditation instruction, conscious breathing, sitting, walking, voice, and noble silence. Retreat Time: from…

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…