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PEACEFUL HEART, CLEAR MIND TALK

Relieving the Fears and Anxieties of Life-Threatening Illness A talk by Patricia Shelton Patricia Shelton is the founder of the Clear Light Society, a charitable organization serving the terminally ill and their families since 1977. Ms. Shelton will discuss the use of nonsectarian practices, which she has pioneered and developed. Through the aid of these…

Lunch and Learn Seminar on Buddhism

Learn about Buddhism and how to walk its path January 18, 2015 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. 343 Washington Terrace, Middletown, CT Beginners, the curious and the general public are invited to attend our free seminar. This special informal Q & A Seminar will explore what Buddhists believe and experience, their practices, culture, and rituals. If you…

Bodhi Day Sunday – A Holiday Practice with Mindfulness & Potluck Shindig

Bodhi Day Sunday A Holiday Practice with Mindfulness December 21, 2014 10 – 12 noon College of East Asian Studies Middletown, CT There will be a special Buddhist gathering on the story and significance of the historical Buddha’s enlightenment. This Buddhist holiday practice remembers the day the historical Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree…

Buddhism 101 Course: Learn to Meditate and Practice the Buddha’s Teachings

Learn about the Buddhist path from the ground up. Who was the Buddha and his disciples, and the Eightfold Path? What is meditation? How do can you meditate?  What are the Buddha’s teachings for ordinary working people. Winter- Spring Semester Registration is open Classes begin on Sunday, January 25, 2015 limited to 20 students for the class but unlimited as a correspondence course outside the Connecticut area.…

Meditation for Beginners Workshop

Learn the basics of meditation and mindfulness Friday, November 14, 2014 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. College for East Asian Studies 343 Washington Terrace, Middletown, CT $20 donation payable at the door. This workshop will introduce basic meditation techniques including sitting and walking meditation and the usage of prayer beads (malas) with a focus on proper…

Shin Buddhism Course registration is closing

Registration closing soon. Classes begin on Sunday, October 19, 2014 Pre-registration is required. Meets 3 times for three months This popular 3 month introductory course is offered each autumn to provide a practical yet comprehensive look at the foundations and development of the Shin tradition. This course studies two classic Shin texts and provides plenty…