Nisha R. Shah of Spirit Rock Meditation Center looks at how to support the development of the seasoned, knowledgeable practitioners that Buddhism needs. Our best guide is the three jewels.
From October 27-31, Spirit Rock Meditation Center is offering a free on-line meditation retreat for the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities. Led by Pawan Bareja, PhD, the retreat offers an accessible healing space for BIPOC practitioners and is now free of charge through the support of a private foundation. The theme of the […]
After an intensive four-year program, a diverse group of 20 practitioners graduated from the Spirit Rock Teacher Training Program on September 11.
Due to the current outbreak of coronavirus affecting over 100 countries, many Buddhist centers are taking precautions to protect against the virus and its spread.
Buddhist teacher Konda Mason shares her experience at The Gathering II, an assembly of Buddhist teachers and practitioners of Black African descent at Spirit Rock.
Buddhist teachers and practitioners of Black African descent will come together at Spirit Rock for a two-day non-residential retreat, The Gathering II.
The oldest lineage of Buddhism, Theravada is known for sharing the earliest recorded teachings of the Buddha. Building on this ancient lineage, Theravada today is innovative and diverse. Derek Pyle reports on the tapestry of communities that make up American Theravada.
The Ethics and Reconciliation Council of Spirit Rock Meditation Center has withdrawn the authorization to teach given to Noah Levine. Jack Kornfield, who led Levine’s teacher training and was his authorizing teacher, has rescinded that 2006 authorization.
Gina Sharpe and Larry Yang share how the most diverse Buddhist teacher-training program in American history, now underway at Spirit Rock, came to be.
Native American Buddhist teacher Bonnie Duran works to decolonize healthcare for Indigenous communities.