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Sangha Community Night–Blended Service

TONIGHT'S TOPIC: Winding Path Sangha meets every Monday evening for a talk or discussion followed and a period of practice. On Sangha Community Night we gather for a conversation about how Buddhist ethics apply in daily life. We are currently working our way little by little through the Sutra on Upāsaka Precepts available as a download […]

Buddhist Cartoon Night

Winding Path Temple 36 Marengo Park, Springfield, MA

TONIGHT'S TOPIC:  It’s time to laugh your way to awakening. There will be several cartoons cued up ready to read together. After laughing, we’ll also reflect on the deeper meaning of some of those cartoons.  BLENDED FORMAT: Join us online or in-person. 6:00-7:00pm–Daily Service (gongyo) and two periods of meditation IN PERSON and live streamed. Sign […]

Mara in our Daily Life

Winding Path Temple 36 Marengo Park, Springfield, MA

TONIGHT'S TOPIC: Mara is the tempter we read about in the legend of Shakyamuni Buddha's awakening. He makes mundane things alluring and the negative positive. Mara personifies the demise of the spiritual life, unskillfulness, and unwholesome impulses. We will discuss what this means to us in our daily lives. BLENDED FORMAT: Join us online or in-person. […]

The Lotus Sutra Study Group–BLENDED

TONIGHT'S TOPIC:  We are currently studying and discussing The Lotus Sutra little by little each month. This month we will be examining Chapter 18: "The Merits of Appropriate Joy." It is recommended but not required to read the chapter before our meeting. You are definitely welcome to join us even if you haven’t done the reading. […]

Sangha Community Night–Blended Service

TONIGHT'S TOPIC: Winding Path Sangha meets every Monday evening for a talk or discussion followed and a period of practice. On Sangha Community Night we gather for a conversation about how Buddhist ethics apply in daily life. We are currently working our way little by little through the Sutra on Upāsaka Precepts available as a download […]

Fall O-Higan Service (in-person only)

Winding Path Temple 36 Marengo Park, Springfield, MA

The O-Higan period, the time around the autumn or spring equinox is a fortuitous time to deepen your practice. Note that we are meeting on the 4th Saturday instead of the Second Saturday this month so we can celebrate the O-Higan together. This is an opportunity to practice in person with our sangha. The daily […]

Buddhist Buzzwords

Winding Path Temple 36 Marengo Park, Springfield, MA

TONIGHT'S TOPIC: This evening’s talk will explore some words that have made it from Buddhism into our mainstream conversations. We’ll unpack words and concepts like karma, liberation, and ego to get to the heart of the Buddhist meaning of those words.  BLENDED FORMAT: Join us online or in-person. 6:00-7:00pm–Daily Service (gongyo) and two periods of meditation […]

Sangha Community Night–Blended Service

TONIGHT'S TOPIC: Winding Path Sangha meets every Monday evening for a talk or discussion followed and a period of practice. On Sangha Community Night we gather for a conversation about how Buddhist ethics apply in daily life. We are currently working our way little by little through the Sutra on Upāsaka Precepts available as a download […]

Second Saturday Morning Service (in-person only)

Winding Path Temple 36 Marengo Park, Springfield, MA

This is an opportunity to practice in person with our sangha. The daily service and meditation is an opportunity to engage the body, speech, and mind in practices that foster awakening. The service is open to those with all levels of experience with Buddhism, whether you've been practicing for years or are just curious to […]

Uprooting Confirmation Bias

Winding Path Temple 36 Marengo Park, Springfield, MA

TONIGHT'S TOPIC: Buddhist teachings and practices offer us a way to change the way we see reality. This evening’s discussion will explore how we can use those teachings to surface and loosen our ties on our own biases and how to handle situations where “others” are stuck in wrong view.   BLENDED FORMAT: Join us online […]

The Lotus Sutra Study Group–BLENDED

TONIGHT'S TOPIC:  We are currently studying and discussing The Lotus Sutra little by little each month. This month we will be examining Chapter 19: "The Merits of the Dharma Preacher." It is recommended but not required to read the chapter before our meeting. You are definitely welcome to join us even if you haven’t done the […]

Stump the Sensei

Winding Path Temple 36 Marengo Park, Springfield, MA

TONIGHT'S TOPIC: This evening’s discussion will be a question and answer session. Bring your questions about doctrine or practice to this conversation. BLENDED FORMAT: Join us online or in-person. 6:00-7:00pm–Daily Service (gongyo) and two periods of meditation IN PERSON and live streamed. Sign up here to receive the links to our weekly services if you'd like […]