Non-Religious Buddhist Study

Through The Free Buddhism Project

Free Meetings – Study and practice at Isis Osiris Healing Temple.

Nothing from April 20, 2018 to May 20, 2018.

Free Audio – Recordings from previous meetings.

• Workshops – Check the schedule for topics.

• Apprenticeships – One-on-one study and practice.

All activities through The Free Buddhism Project are free of charge.


Relaxing Meditation Retreat

at Ratna Ling Retreat Center
Sonoma County, CA
May 31 – June 3, 2018

Click here for details…

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  • You Can’t Steal My Chocolate
    Sometimes when I am at home alone, I turn up the music really loud and dance like a madman in my living room. Yesterday while I was dancing, my phone rang, and I didn’t hear it. The music was too loud, so I missed the call. We’ve all had experiences like this. When the ambient […]
  • Sujata’s Gift
    In the life story of Siddhartha Gotama, just before his enlightenment he is skeletally thin and barely alive, having deprived himself of sustenance to the point of starvation. A young woman named Sujata gives him a bowl of rice and milk. Understanding that deprivation is not the path to awakening, Siddhartha gratefully accepts Sujata’s gift, ending his six-year experiment with rigorous asceticism. Enlivened by […]
  • Refresh Your Browser Frequently
    All too often, we confuse meditation with concentration. Specifically, we attempt to lock our attention into a fixed, non-thought position. While there are meditation techniques that include one-pointed concentration on an object – the breath, a candle, a visualization, etc. – these techniques are mental exercises and alone do not constitute a complete path. Due […]
  • AH
    Many Vajrayana Buddhist meditation practices begin with the intonation of the syllable AH. This being a short sound at the beginning of a longer practice, it is easy to say it and then progress on to the rest of the practice without giving much thought to its meaning or purpose. However, when we look into […]
  • I Make Offerings
    It took me more than twenty years of Buddhist practice to develop even a limited understanding of the ritual of making offerings. Since it has been a relatively short time that I have practiced making offerings in any kind of meaningful way, what I have to share here does not qualify as a complete explanation. […]
  • Aware of Consciousness Itself (audio)
    Here’s the audio from our Tuesday Meeting on December 13, 2016. It is divided into 6 files for ease of downloading. Initial Meditation Discussion 1 Discussion 2 Discussion 3 Discussion 4 Discussion 5
  • Stress: Working with Self and Other (Audio)
    Here’s the audio from our Tuesday Meeting on October 18, 2016. It is divided into 3 files for ease of downloading. Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
  • Karma: Cause and Effect (Audio)
    Here’s the audio from our Tuesday Meeting on October 11, 2016. It is divided into 5 files for ease of downloading. Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5
  • The Function of Emotions (Audio)
    Here’s the audio from our Tuesday Meeting on October 4, 2016. It is divided into 3 files for ease of downloading. Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 (practice and questions)
  • The Endless Purple Fog
    After we fall asleep, there is a period of time when we are completely unconscious, and then we begin to dream. Ordinarily, when we dream, we are not aware that we are dreaming. Instead, we believe that what is happening is real, even when it is illogical and outrageous. Of course, when we wake up, […]
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