Past Events (Page 52)

Passages in the Life of Impermanance: The Unfolding of Great Compassion

Dr. Mark Unno, a well known and hregarded Shin teacher, will be visiting our Fellowship from Oregon on Sunday, July 20th.  This articulate, charismatic, and insightful teacher will be giving a special Dharma Presentation on a key Shin teaching: the manifestation of Boundless Compassion in our lives within the dynamic current of change and tragedy. …

Therapy with a side of Zen

Explore some of the concepts discussed in Zen and the Art of Psychotherapy by Robert Rosenbaum. This book combines some of the principles of Zen practices with common themes explored in therapy and the results are greater opportunities for healing on both a practical and spiritual level. Presented by Jinshu.

KTD Monastery Field Trip

We will be having a group excursion to the Karma Dharmachakra Triyana (KDT) Monastery in Woodstock, NY on Saturday, July 12th.  Includes a tour of monastery at 1 p.m., and in the afternoon we will a number of hours to roam the Village of Woodstock. Later, at 4 p.m. there is a Malakala Chanting Ceremony,…

The Essence of Walking the Path

This talk and Q & A will uncover the basics of Shin teaching, practice, and lifestyle through the pithy sayings its great teachers throughout time. Presented by Rev. D. Senpai.

Body Mind Workshop

Discover a fresh powerful meditative method for revitalizing your lives. Rather than expressing or repressing, this unique practice shows us how to directly transform the toxic energy of negativity into the medicinal energy of clear mind, healing to both body and mind. $25 donation. Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies, Middletown. June 25, 7…

Moment of Death Workshop

Learn the spiritual practice to take care of your loved ones at the moment of death. This non-sectarian practice may be personalized to the individual beliefs and traditions of you and your loved ones. It is extraordinarily inspiring and healing and will assuredly take your journey to a whole new level.  $275 donation. Mansfield Freeman…

Renewal of the Heart – a Summer Solstice Practice

Celebrate the wonder of life with light, balance, and renewal through meditation, chanting; and then discuss the interconnection between nature, beauty and gratitude with the Pure Land Way.  There will be a toning practice with mantras; toning is a good way to raise positive vibrations. release emotions, balance energy, and quiet the mind. It’s a perfect…

Mindfulness Retreat

Our 12th annual one day Buddhist retreat (sesshin) will take place at the beautiful Dae Yen Sa Temple. The theme is This Present Moment where life is truly lived. Practice calming the mind so you can open your heart to true peace and gratitude. Beginners to the most advanced are welcomed. Basic instruction will be given to beginners. Our…