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Summer Break 2021

From July 18th to September 2nd 2021, the Buddhist Faith Fellowship will be on summer recess, however the 12 Step Buddhist Group in Middletown, Connecticut will continue to gather weekly on Mondays at 7 p.m. Starting in September, the Stoa Buddhist Philosophy Group will meet in-person, and concurrently on Zoom, at the new Gran Café…

Our 20th anniversary: 2001-2021

The Buddhist Faith Fellowship is celebrating its platinum year in living and sharing the Buddhist teachings in Connecticut and beyond. We were established in 2001 by our founding teacher, Daishin Senpai Sensei, just around the corner from ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut. Thereafter, with a brief stint in West Hartford, the fellowship had centered its activities…

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…

Online Practice & Talk Meetings

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…