Meditation is a method for acquainting our mind with virtue. The more familiar our mind is with virtue, the calmer and more peaceful it becomes. When our mind is peaceful we are free from worries and mental discomfort, and we experience true happiness.

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The support of Sangha – spiritual friends who inspire us by their example, assist us in our practice, and encourage us to follow correct paths – is central to the Buddhist way of life.

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The founder of Buddhism in this world was Buddha Shakyamuni who lived and taught in India some two and a half thousand years ago. Since then millions of people around the world have followed the pure spiritual path he revealed.

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Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration 2020

The Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration is a very special annual event that connects practitioners around the Mid-Atlantic region. This incredible weekend of practical teachings, powerful meditations, and energizing empowerment is an event not to be missed. If you are new to Buddhism, the Celebration weekend provides a perfect opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and experience of Buddha’s teachings. Everyone is welcome. (Attendance is ONLINE ONLY)

Finding Peace, Even in These Times

SEPTEMBER 19th. In this class, we will look at Buddha’s teachings that can give us peace of mind even during the uncertain times of the pandemic.  We really can be peaceful and quietly happy now.

Power for Change – The Six Perfections, the Buddhist Way of Life

When we incorporate Buddha’s teachings into our heart, we gain not only a greater understanding of life, but also increased happiness and peace.  This allows us to help ourselves and others more effectively.  The six perfections are all of Buddha’s teachings condensed.  They simplify and organize Buddha’s beautiful, elegant system of knowledge into six areas.