Posts by Buddhist Faith Fellowship

Mid-Day Meditation Practice starts in 2023

The monthly Meditation Circle, sponsored by the Clear Light Society, will offer a mid-day silent sitting meditation practice and metta prayer (offering loving kindness to all beings) starting in January 2023. Located at the Blackbird, 147 Main Street, in beautiful Old Wethersfield, the practice session begins at 1 p.m. but an introduction to basic meditation…

In Remembrance: Rev. Patricia Shelton

It is with deepest gratitude and heartfelt joy that we celebrate the passing of our beloved Reverend Teacher, Patricia Shelton, known affectionately as Zenma, into the clear light at the moment of death, Sunday October 30, 2022 at 520 pm. She was able to receive spiritual assistance from her beloved daughter and several long-term students…

We have returned to Wesleyan University

We are so happy to announce that our Practice & Talk Meetings and many other programs have returned to the Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. The FEAS room is Connecticut’s most unique and spectacular venues, overlooking a Zen garden, to learn and practice the Buddha’s teachings of…

Buddhist Teaching on Vaccine Mandates

What is the Buddhist perspective on vaccine mandates? Buddhist practitioners deeply recognize the vast interconnectedness of life and strive to work for the common good and benefit of others. As such, we acknowledge that to promote the general welfare and common good of others, we must take care of our minds and bodies through the…

OUR 21st ANNIVERSARY: 2001-2022

We are happy to announce that the Buddhist Faith Fellowship is celebrating its 21st year in living and sharing the Buddhist teachings in Connecticut and beyond. Established in 2001 by our founding teacher, Daishin Senpai Sensei, M.A. just around the corner from ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut. Thereafter, with a brief stint in West Hartford, the…

Winter Recess 2022 Updated

Tis the season to take a break. From December 19, 2021 to February 9, 2022, the Buddhist Faith Fellowship’s online Practice & Talk and Stoa Buddhist meetings will take their annual Winter Recess, however the 12 Step Buddhist Group in Middletown, Connecticut will continue to gather weekly in-person on Mondays at 7 p.m. Important note:…