Theravāda Buddhism Web Directory

New York

Dharmapunx NYC + Brooklyn is an open, Buddhist community in the Theravadan tradition. Classes are offered without charge, supported by donation only. The following articles are by the community's teacher, Josh Korda.

New Haven
CT

New Haven Insight is a meditation community dedicated to the practice of mindful awareness and compassion, with the goal of decreasing (and ending) stress and suffering for all beings.

We welcome anyone who wishes to practice meditation, regardless of previous experience or spiritual background. Beginners welcome! Our primary meditation practice, based on the teachings of the historical Buddha, are insight meditation (Vipassana) and loving kindness meditation (Metta).

New Haven
CT

A loosely-organized group of individuals interested in deepening meditation practice and developing understanding of Buddhist teachings.

Chicago
Illinois

Insight Chicago Meditation Community is a Vipassana meditation group active in Chicago since 1997.  Our practice is based on mindfulness meditation as taught within the tradition of Theravada Buddhism. 

Insight Chicago Meditation Group welcomes both new and old practitioners to sit with us at weekly groups throughout Chicago, to monthly teachings, and to weekend and longer retreats.  For help in getting started with Insight Meditation, we offer instruction and readings.

West Chicago
IL

Chicago Buddhist Vihara is a "Theravada" Buddhist temple offering religious services, and wisdom of Dhamma for the buddhists in Chicago Land area.

 

Urbana
Illinois

The Prairie Sangha Network (Prairie Sangha of Champaign-Urbana, Plank Trail Sangha in Park Forest, Insight Chicago, and Peoria Insight Meditation Group) is a community of Buddhist practitioners of Vipassana (also referred to as Theravada, Insight, or Mindfulness Meditation) located in Illinois.

Elmhurst
IL

Burmese Buddhist Association at Illinois was founded in 1984 by a few Burmese Buddhist immigrants from Burma.  B.B.A. holds several events and celebrations every year.

Kamuela
HI

Vipassana Hawaii was established in Honolulu in 1984 to support the teachings of classical Buddhism and to make them relevant to the issues of our day. Our teachers currently offer weekly guided sittings, classes for old and new students, individual meditation instruction, and weekend, ten-day and three-week retreats.

Kula
HI

Located on Maui, the Vipassana Metta Foundation currently conducts regular silent vipassana metta retreats: daylong, weekend, annual two-week (March) and an annual month-long (August). We undertake cultivation of awareness through the traditional practices of generosity, moral conduct, concentration, insight and lovingkindness with the understanding that liberation of the heart brings the greatest happiness which is peace.Our vision includes establishing a small spiritual sanctuary and hermitage for solitary dhamma practice.

Sandy Springs
Georgia

The Sandy Springs Insight Meditation Group is for people interested in learning about and practicing Insight (Vipassana) Meditation. We are not a teacher-led group but instead a group of practitioners who meet for group meditations and discussion of our practice. Teachers who practice in the Insight or Vipassana tradition include Sharon Salzburg, Joseph Goldstein, Gil Fronsdal, and Jack Kornfield.