4 Meetup Groups match “Buddhist Practice” near Durham, NC
Buddhists come in many flavors, but they all seem to have something in common - either a way of 'being', or a desire to 'be' a certain way.. I would like to start a group that allows Buddhists of any kind to come together for both social and practice oriented purposes. My background is Zen Buddhism, but I have studied a lot about the evolution of Buddhism, beginning in India to Sri-Lanka, to Tibet and China, to Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea, and eventually to North America (I know I've miss …
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Interested in Buddhism and living in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area? Whether you're just curious what it's about or a dedicated practitioner, or anywhere in between, come on over! Let's learn more about Buddhism together. Our events include introductory presentations, general and special-topic discussions, book clubs, meditation practice, and teachings by visiting expert practitioners. We'll share our experiences and knowledge of Buddhist centers and resources in the Triangle.
The Kosala Mahayana Buddhist Center provides authentic Buddhist instruction, including calming and illuminating meditation practices and coherent philosophical and spiritual teachings with lively discussions. An ordained monk of the New Kadampa Tradition comes from Charlotte weekly to teach. This tradition comes out of Tibet and now has teachers and centers around the globe. The Kosala Center opened in Carrboro in 2006. We charge $8-$10 for classes to cover rent and expenses, but no one is turne …
Happiness starts by being present. The conditions for happiness are present in each moment. Our simple meditation practice in the Plum Village tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh will help you arrive into the present moment. By practicing in a group we can take care of ourselves, by supporting one another. We meet once a week for about 20 minutes of sitting meditation, 10 minutes of walking meditation, and a brief check-in. This is wonderful way to find community, and to find home.
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