INSIGHT MEDITATION RETREAT Offered by The Yellow Springs Dharma Center May 3-10 or May 3-5, 2019 “Four Foundations of Mindfulness” With Rebecca Bradshaw, Insight Meditation Society In the Satipatthana Sutta, the Buddha gives us precise instructions of how to be mindful and what to be mindful of in a way that leads to freeing our […]
Thursdays, June 2 – July 14 7:45 – 9:00 PM The Way of the White Clouds: A Buddhist Pilgrim in Tibet By Lama Anagarika Govinda June 2, Part One: Three Visions June 9, Part Two: Pilgrim Life June 16, Part Three: Death and Rebirth June 24, No Meeting June 30, Part Four: Southern and Central […]
Vipassanā Popularly known as Insight Meditation, Vipassanā (literally “seeing intensely”) is found in the early Buddhist texts as part of a contemplative balance as “seeing intensely with tranquility” samatho ca vipassanā. This contemplative endeavor is given by the Buddha as a combined practice of correct ethical behavior, meditation technique, and a disciplined awareness of the […]
Check out these new titles in the Dharma Center Library Dependent Arising In Context: The Buddha’s Core Lesson, in the Context of His Time and Ours / Linda S. Blanchard Dependent arising is the backbone of the Buddha’s doctrine–all the other lessons he taught relate to it, or refer to it in some way–yet it […]
20 Year Anniversary Yellow Springs Dharma Center On Friday May 3 we held a Community Meditation A 30-minute open meditation for everyone followed by light refreshments. On Saturday May 4 we held an Open House at the Dharma Center The why and the how of the Dharma Center’s founding from first glimmer and early roots […]
September 14, 21, 28 and October 12, 19, 26 Sundays at 11am A 6-week child-centered meditation course is planned for children between the ages of 5 and 9. We will be working together with the children by training the heart/ mind with movement, singing and positive mental imagery for developing wholesome mental habits of calm abiding, clear […]
Zen Tradition – Rocks and Clouds Vipassana Tradition – Insight Meditation Society – Tri-State Dharma – Inquiring Mind Vajrayana Tradition – Coming Soon
Special Events Way Seeking Mind Talk Sunday ~ March 1 ~ 2pm This past year the Dharma Center began a series of Way Seeking Mind Talks given by senior practitioners in our sangha. The Way Seeking Mind Talk comes from the Zen tradition and is generally an initial talk given by practitioners to describe their journey […]
Periodically, the Yellow Springs Dharma Center offers retreats based in the Vajrayana tradition. Currently, there are no retreats scheduled for this year. Please check back or contact the Dharma Center though our Contact page, and select “Vajrayana Tradition” from the menu.
Check back to this page for posting of next Introduction to Meditation Course.