Natural Dharma Fellowship
All practice groups have suspended in-person meetings due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Some groups have suspended meetings and others are meeting online.
The information below provides general information for each location once in-person meetings begin again. Please check the Meeting Status for each group below. Feel free to contact the email provided for each group to get up-to-date information when it becomes available.
The Natural Meditation Practice Group (of the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions) supports the ongoing deepening of students in the four aspects of natural meditation: one-pointedness, simplicity, one-taste, and non-meditation. These guided meditations, Q and A, and discussions offer an opportunity for students to find connection and support for their ongoing natural meditation.
Meeting Status: We are currently meeting online.
Day/Time: Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
Meeting Location: Virtual meetings on Zoom until further notice.
Please see Schedule for upcoming Tuesday Night Meditations and to get Zoom link.
For more information: Terri: email@example.com
Address: Cambridge Friends Meeting House, Longfellow Park, Cambridge, MA
Wonderwell Local Sangha Meditation Group
While Wonderwell remains closed, the Springfield, NH (Wonderwell-area) sangha is currently not meeting in person nor online. We are joining in the Monday Night Meditations and Tuesday Night Teachings being offered online by NDF.
Meeting Status: Our area sangha is currently not meeting until further notice.
Day/Time: See the current Schedule for NDF Monday and Tuesday night meditations.
Meeting Location: We are currently not meeting in person.
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge
253 Philbrick Hill Road, Springfield, NH
Other Practice Groups
Natural Meditation Practice Group
At our weekly sessions, we explore meditation practices based on the Dzogchen and Mahamudra traditions that evoke the qualities of wisdom, compassion, and natural awareness. Our sessions are open to all. No prior experience with meditation or Buddhism is necessary.
Thursdays at 6:00 PM
Reversing Falls Sanctuary
818 Bagaduce Road, Brooksville, ME
Concord, New Hampshire
Granite State Sangha
We are a small, friendly, dedicated group of meditation practitioners located in Concord, New Hampshire. Meditation practice is led by an experienced meditation instructor or practice leader, and is followed by a CD teaching and discussion. Lama Rod Owens and other teachers/Lamas join us once a month to lead meditation and teach. There is always time for questions, comments and discussion.
Great Pond Sangha at North Parish
We practice primarily in the Natural Awareness (Dzogchen, Mahamudra) and Mahayana traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Weekly sittings are drop-in and free of charge. Newcomers welcome. Founded in 2004, we serve the Merrimack Valley and Essex County communities and are affiliated with North Parish Unitarian Universalist Congregation.
Wednesdays from 7:30 – 9:00 PM – Guided Meditation, Discussion, Dharma Talks, Guest Teachers, Q&A
Fridays from 8:30 – 9:15 AM – Silent Sitting & Walking Meditation
Northampton, Massachusetts Sangha
We offer guided meditation and discussion of practices of innate compassion and natural awareness, adapted from Tibetan Buddhism but accessible to anyone of any spiritual background (or none at all). Experienced practitioners as well as beginners are welcome. Teachers are affiliated with Natural Dharma Fellowship and Foundation for Active Compassion.
Philadelphia Natural Dharma Practice Group
We practice in the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions of natural awareness, including supportive practices to develop mental stability and cultivate compassion. We host NDF teachers, including Lama Willa Miller and Brendan Kennedy to offer weekend workshops to the Philadelphia community, and organize practice days for the sangha. All are welcome, including beginners.
Sundays at 4:00 PM, Wednesdays at 7:30 PM
We meet at sangha members’ homes in Philadelphia and Bala Cynwyd.
Portland Maine Natural Meditation Practice Group
This Natural Meditation Practice Group is based on traditional practice techniques of Mahamudra and Dzogchen. We offer guided meditation and discussion as support for our personal development of Natural Awareness, Compassion, and Love. All are welcome on a drop-in basis. No prior meditation experience is required.