Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 1, 2019 9am – 5pm
Practicing Compassion In Difficult Times: Meditation and Study of The Four Immeasureables with Brian McCorkle
Shambhala Center 85 Willow Street, Building B, 3rd Floor New Haven CT
$40 Donation

Brian McCorkle, a senior Shambhala teacher, holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Psychology at Boston University where he held faculty appointments in the Division of Religious and Theological Studies and the School of Theology, conducted emperical research and provided therapy in the clinic at the Danielson Institute. He is a second generation Buddhist. His parents studied Zen Buddhism with Philip Kapleau Roshi.

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Mindful, Outdoor Walking Meditation
3PM – 3:45 PM 

Led by 15 Buddhist monks and nuns from the Plum Village Sangha, in the lineage of Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Han
Start location: The Women’s Table, Cross Campus, Yale University (map)
All welcome.

Plum Village Mindful Walking

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Public Talk: “The Mindful Way of Self-Care”
7PM – 8:30 PM
Battell Chapel, Yale University

Presented by 15 Buddhist monks and nuns from the Plum Village Sangha, in the lineage of Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh
All welcome to this free talk.
Hosted by Buddhist Life at Yale and the Yale Buddhist Sangha.
Contact Chaplain Sumi Kim at sumi.kim@yale.edu for questions.

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March 30, 2019 Saturday
New Haven Insight Welcomes Leslie Booker of Bajacu Boricua & Lineage Project
8:30AM-12:00PM ½ DAY RETREAT

In downtown New Haven at The State House, 310 State Street,
New Haven CT 06510
Booker will complete Spirit Rock’s teacher training in
2020. She worked in NYC with incarcerated youth and
taught yoga at Occupy Wall St. The heart of her
teachings focus on the intersection of Dharma,
embodied wisdom and activism. This retreat is offered on a donation basis. Beginner & experienced meditators, activists, and anyone curious about meditation is welcome. https://newhaveninsight.org/ Location: The State House
https://goo.gl/maps/QDHn43NNnpt

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May 4, 2019 Saturday
Refuge Recovery Spring Meditation Retreat
9 am – 5 pm
Whitneyville Cultural Commons
1253 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

A Day of Practice and Study with Bante Suddhaso
The New Haven Refuge sanga is hosting an all-day meditation intensive on The Four Foundations of Mindfulness (Satipathana)

Bhante Suddhaso has studied under the guidance of some of the most important names in Western Buddhism, such as Ajahn Amaro, Ajahn Viradhammo and Bante Gunaratana. He was initially trained in Soto Zen Buddhism at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. Subsequently, he was ordained at Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery in California where he was trained in the Thai Forest Tradition of Thervada Buddhism. Sinthen he has lived at a variety of monasteries from different Buddhist traditions in both rural and urban environments. A dedicated teacher, Suddhaso has taught to people of all different ages and walks of life, as well as college students of universities such as Harvard, New York University, Fordham University, University of Mary Qashington, Sarah Lawrence College and Suffolk County Community College. Bante Suddhaso brings to the table his first-hand, in depth experience of both Theravada and Soto Zen as well as scholarly knowledge of all other Buddhist Traditions

The day will include meditation sessions, Dhamma talks, lunch and fellowship.

Tickets are $20 at Eventbrite or $30 at the door.
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/refuge-recovery-new-haven-retreat-committee-17880074488?fbclid=IwAR0nc7iOc40i_MBdtoY4FGAPf0hujUmaT1bhyQCDP9ylLtxholnBPSyjwk