Join us this Saturday morning, April 4th, from 10am to 12:30pm, for a retreat led by Losang Samten from the Tibetan Center of Philadelphia.
The theme of the retreat will be the Heart Sutra. The meaning of the Heart Sutra is interdependence, also known as Emptiness which explains how we exist … Click to read more…
Starting this Wednesday, March 25, PBA will be offering Virtual Sitting Meditation until we can return to our in-person sits at Radnor and Plymouth Meeting.
Wednesdays, 7:30pm: https://zoom.us/j/803270626
Sundays, 7:30pm: https://zoom.us/j/231635198
How to participate:
We will be using a free software application … Click to read more…
In hopes that all PBA activities will resume in April, we would like to announce a day-long retreat led by Losang Samten: Meditation and Teaching on the Heart Sutra
Saturday, April 4th. Please mark your calendars.
The meaning of the Heart Sutra is interdependence, also known as Emptiness which … Click to read more…
We hope that you are healthy and taking appropriate action regarding the Coronavirus. In light of recommendations from the State of Pennsylvania, the CDC, and the WHO, the Board of the Philadelphia Buddhist Association has decided to cancel all activities through the end of March.
We hope that you and … Click to read more…
Join us this Sunday evening for our monthly lecture & discussion series. This month’s topic will be “Why do we Meditate?”, led by Bob Koller.
We associate Buddhist practice with meditation. But why do we meditate? Do we hope to gain or accomplish something? To relieve stress? In this lecture … Click to read more…
Please join us this Saturday for our monthly Sutra Study. This month we will be studying The Khuddakapatha a collection of nine short passages that may have been designed as a primer for novice monks and nuns. It includes several essential texts that are still chanted daily by laypeople and monastics … Click to read more…
Join us on Saturday, February 29th for a day retreat led by former PBA President, Bob Koller. The topic of the retreat will be “Why do we Meditate?”.
We associate Buddhist practice with meditation. But why do we meditate? Do we hope to gain or accomplish something? To relieve stress? … Click to read more…
Join us this Sunday for our monthly Lecture & Discussion series. This month’s topic will be The Life of the Buddha, led by David Carpenter.
For more details, please click here.
This Saturday’s retreat led by Bob Koller is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Please check here for further announcements.
Please join us for our monthly Sutra Study this Saturday. This month we will be studying the
Kimsuka Sutta: The Riddle Tree
Translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Led by Caitlin Stormont
For more details about time and location please click here.