Calgary area sanghas

Theravada/Insight/Vipassana style

(See here for sanghas meeting in Bragg Creek & Canmore as well as other Alberta communities)

Coordinated by Frank Laxshimalla. Inspired by DIY Sangha, by Noah Levine. We are a Theravada Buddhist sangha following in line with the Thai Forest Tradition of Ajahn Chah.
Meets:  Every Sunday – check the website first in case of changes
Time:  10:00 – 11:30 am 
We start with a sitting, followed by listening to a recorded Dhamma talk by the likes of Ajahn Brahm, Thanissaro Bhikku, Ajahn Sona, Sharon Salzberg, etc.and then have a short discussion after.
Location: 4935 20 Ave NW in Montgomery

Bringing Awareness to Life – Calgary Theravadin Meditation Society
Upcoming meetings:  See website for dates.
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Check the website for possible changes to schedule, times.

Location: #3, 1922 – 9 Avenue SE
Teacher: Anne Mahoney

Calgary IMS Monday Night Sangha

Join us Mondays two times/month for meditation, a short Dharma talk and discussion.
Upcoming meetings:  July 10 & 24; August 14 & 28
Time:  7:00 – 9:00 pm
**NOTE ROOM CHANGE** Location: Christ Church Anglican Church, 3602 – 8 Street SW. 2nd floor – enter front (west door) and take stairs or elevator to 2nd floor.

Calgary IMS
PRACTICE: Drop In, Bi-Monthly Practice Sessions
3-hour sessions
Next Date: June 25
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Christ Church Calgary, 3602 – 8 Street SW – Basement auditorium. Enter north ‘child care’ door.
Facilitator: Leslie Ellestad, Carmen Wyatt
Theme: Opportunity for sitting and walking meditation.
Cost: By donation

Refuge Recovery is a program of recovery from all types of addiction and suffering. Using Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path as its main inspiration and guiding philosophy, meetings are based on the book Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Addiction Recovery by Noah Levine. Meetings last one hour and include readings from this and other books as well as meditation practice and group sharing, with an emphasis on providing community support for members.
Meetings: Refuge Recovery Beltline (formerly Refuge Recovery Calgary) has a number of meetings each week. Please see their website for meeting times.

Location:  CommunityWise Resource Centre  |  223 – 12 Avenue SW
Check signs in building for room location

A donation is requested but not required for attendance.


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