Educational Programs

"Choose the path that leads to wisdom." — Buddha

For truth seekers interested in broadening their understanding of Buddhism, MABA offers a curriculum of study groups that include literature review and group discussions.

Outreaching Instruction

This program will primarily serve schools and/or institutions that are interested in dhamma and meditation instructions. MABA will send...
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Mahayana Literature

During the 3-Month Monastic Winter Retreat starting in December, the study groups at MABA take a break. Weather permitting,...
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The Way to Buddhahood

The Way to Buddhahood by Venerable Master Yin Shun is an in-depth investigation of the Mahayana Chan method of practice.  Facilitated...
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Weekly Sunday Service

MABA hosts a weekly Sunday service which includes mindfulness training, group meditations, chanting, Dharma talk and a potluck vegetarian lunch.

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Retreats

MABA offers retreats to guide individuals toward discovering their inner peace and improving equanimity through an extended practice of mindfulness and other meditation techniques. Some retreats are single full-day events and some are weekend-long events that require an overnight stay. Retreats are led by MABA’s monastic community and provide visitors with a safe place for relaxation and educational advancement in their studies and practice.

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