Ongoing Community Programs

purple butterflyPlease support our center with a $5 suggested donation for the following ongoing programs:

Conversations About Buddhism

Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 PM
A popular weekly ongoing discussion about all things Buddhist. Open to everyone, this class is a discussion group led by a teacher/facilitator. All are welcome to join in at any time during the course of the program. For more information contact Joanne at [email protected].

Young Meditators Group

First and Third Thursdays of every month 7-8:30 PM
The Young Meditators Group is a meeting space designed for young people who are interested in finding mindful approaches to the issues faced by young adults on a day-to-day basis. After the program, some folks will meet up at a nearby coffee shop to continue the discussion and get to know each other better. Appropriate for anyone 18-39. For more information contact Ben Nowak or Abbey Fox. Also, please visit our facebook page.

Kid’s First!!

First Sunday of the every month 11 AMIMG_2458
Kid’s First!! offers instruction on meditation and mindfulness for children. We break up into two age groups, 0-7 years in one group and 8+ in another. For children 7 years & under parents are requested to participate and support their children in the teaching. Parents of children 8 years and up may go to the main shrine room to meditate. For more information contact Myia Little.

Heart of Recovery

Mondays 7-8 PM
We welcome all Twelve Step participants (AA, NA, Al-Anon, OA, SLAA, etc.) who have an interest in combining the principles of their program of recovery with Buddhist teachings and practices. This is a peer support group. We begin with a 20 minute meditation followed by open sharing. For more information contact Donna Shea-LeBlanc.

Death In Everyday Life Group

Fourth Monday of every month 7-9 PM
The Death in Everyday Life Group is open to everyone, regardless of age, who is curious or concerned about mortality or aging.  You may be interested in these subjects for yourself, a loved one, or both.  In our group we focus on a particular aspect of these topics each month and also have time to discuss related subjects of special interest to us.  If you would like more information, please contact Madeline or Lauren.

LGBT Dharma Group

Buddha_for_Queer_SanghaLast Sunday of every month 4:30-6:30 PM
Austin LGBT Dharma Group is a Buddhist-oriented group whose purpose is to provide a gay/lesbian/transgender-friendly environment for dharma study. For full details please our web page.

 

 

 

End of Life Support

Supports are available to individuals and families facing end of life issues. For more information, contact Jake at [email protected] or 512.567.2499.

Inclusivity

To learn more about our community’s commitment to diversity awareness and inclusivity read more here.