Some 20 years ago, when I started volunteering with the Northwest Dharma Association, it was about old-fashioned mailing parties, loading bundles of original paper version of Northwest Dharma News into giant post office sacks, and getting event flyers out.
After a while I served on the board for a few years, and then I focused on organizing and facilitating gatherings…
As chairperson of the Vancouver Buddhist Centre, I am Dr. Seattle Freedom Project’s monthly Mindfulness Circle has been re-started by Rich Blick, a former convict who is working to give to others what he received from the dharma.
The Mindfulness Circle and discussion group now meets 6 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month, at the University Christian Church in Seattle. Does Buddha Dharma philosophy and practice offer critical spiritual succor for African Americans?
Two of the best-known and celebrated African American male Buddhist practitioners say yes.
They shared their views on the relevance and urgency of Buddha Dharma for black Americans, before a packed house at Seattle University March 8.
Lama Choyin Rangdrol opened and closed the unforgettable evening with short guided…
His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Sakya, the founder and for decades leader of Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism in Seattle, has passed into Paranirvana.
Known more formally as His Holiness Vajra Dhara Kyabgön Dagchen Rinpoche Ngawang Kunga Sönam of the Phuntsok Phodrang, he died on April 29th, 2016. His Holiness was considered a major leader within the world…
An Introduction to the Tibetan Buddhist Understanding of Dying and Death Tuesday evenings 7pm-9pm, Sept. 15th This 8 week course guides participants through the essential teachings on dying and death from the Buddhist tradition of Tibet.
It offers a glimpse of this practical wisdom and sacred inspiration, which is beneficial for today’s world. Member Group: Northwest Buddhist Recovery Date: Saturday, October 1 Time: am - pm Event Type: Featured Event, Meditation, Retreat Tradition: Eight Step Recovery / Triratna Teacher: Taraphrabha Eight Step Recovery Meetings (Seattle and Everett) are combining energy to hold a retreat in Everett on Oct 1 from am – pm. Taraphrabha, from the Triratna Buddhist Community in Seattle will focus on The Five Precepts and the book, Eight Step Recovery: Using The Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction will be referenced. Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim, Native American, and other practitioners address the question: How do the beliefs and practices of my faith help me respond to climate change?