in Fairfax, VA
in Takoma Park, MD
in Alexandria, Vi
6 Meetup Groups match “Buddha Dharma” near Fairfax, VA
This is a non-denominational book club, but mostly draw on books that could be called "Modern Buddhism". Just like any other book club, we are reading down a list of books on the topic of Buddhism and we discuss them at restaurants and cafe's near Takoma Park. How Much to Read For a discussion that everyone can enjoy, attendees are required to read at least half the book or the corresponding historical text if available. You don't need to be self identifying Buddhist to participate and the organ …
This group is for anyone interested in developing mindfulness in daily life through meditation. We welcome everyone from any background. We want to provide a supportive environment for practicing meditation and developing mindfulness. Byoma Kusuma offers guided meditation sessions which are designed to help you develop mindfulness and its resultant benefits through Shamatha (Calm Abiding) and Vipashyana (Insight) techniques. Group sessions provide a supportive environment and group synergy, and …
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Zen Buddhism is becoming very popular in the US due to it very direct, upfront and empirical approach to understanding Buddhism and how it can benefit us. Zen attracts many different people, from all walks of life, because of its non-dogmatic, yet simple way it teaches the dharma through meditation and discussion. Fairfax lacks and formal Zen Center or Zendo, and I see that there is more than enough interest to found a small, friendly and informal Zen meditation and discussion group. The group w …
The Vajrayogini Buddhist Center is located in the Adams Morgan neighborhood in Washington, DC. We offer a complete range of meditation courses and retreats for all levels of interest: weekly drop-in classes, day workshops, retreats and in-depth study programs. In addition, we offer introductory classes at numerous branch locations in the DC area (Arlington, Bethesda, Capitol Hill, Fredericksburg, Reston, Silver Spring, Tenleytown and Virginia Beach). Kadampa Buddhism is a special tradition of Ma …
We provide meditation classes and Buddhist teachings in Annapolis. Taught by qualified local teachers, the meditation classes are very relaxing and the talks are easy to understand and apply to our daily lives. Our classes are perfect for both beginners and those with experience.
The Mindfulness Practice Group is a community, a sangha, supporting each other in meditatve practices. We are peer-led and lay-led: We are all each others' teachers. All are welcome to sit with us; our group practices are Buddhist, yet we respect all meditative practices and celebrate the diversity of practice among us. The MPG was established nearly two decades ago as a sangha in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Zen master and founder of the Order of Interbeing, whose speech and p …
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