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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…

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,…

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…