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About bibsadmin1

I am the administrator/ information coordinator for the Boise Institute for Buddhist Studies, (BIBS). As the organization's title implies, BIBS is committed to learning, understanding and practicing the Buddhist path. In particular, the organization is non-sectarian and based on the presentation of traditional Mahayana principles. The Institute helps to preserve a spiritual tradition that has enriched human civilization for 2600 years.

7th Street Zendo to Hold Open House

This Friday evening, Oct. 13, all are invited to attend an open house at the 7th Street Zendo. There will be calligraphy by Michael Jones on display, and music by Jonah Shue. The event will be from 4 to 6 … Continue reading

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New recovery group time offered

Refuge Recovery, a Buddhist-based practice to aid in recovery from addictions, will now be offered on: Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., starting Oct. 11, 2017 All are welcome 660 N 9th Street http://www.refugerecovery.org/

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Presentation of Mahamudra Continues on Fridays

Taking the Mind’s Nature as the Path  — Part Two Book:   Luminous Clarity, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche Where:  BIBS, 660 N 9th Street, Boise When:   Friday evenings 6:30 – 7:30  starting October 13, 2017 RSVP to presenter Robert Sperry at: boisecoder@gmail(dot)com … Continue reading

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New at BIBS, ‘Just Sit’ Wednesday nights

7 to 9 p.m., every Wednesday at BIBS Center, 660 N. 9th Street Every Wednesday starting next week BIBS will host “Just Sit,” folks who like to sit but are unaffiliated with any one tradition or lineage. This is Zen-style … Continue reading

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‘Seven-Point Mind Training’ in October

BIBS presents Buddhist View 275, a look at the classic Tibetan Buddhist teaching by Atisha known as the Seven-Point Mind Training. Seven-Point Mind Training in the Dzogchen Tradition Sundays, beginning Oct. 1, 2017 2 – 3 p.m. at BIBS; 660 … Continue reading

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‘Video Yogis’ on hold until winter

These presentations of world-class Buddhist teachers will resume in the fall after the conclusion of the Seven-Point Mind Training class taught in person by Dale Bowden.

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Thai nun to visit Boise, talk about Dharma education

An educator from Thailand known for designing and running a free school for at-risk girls will give a public talk at the Linh Thu Temple on 7 p.m. Saturday, September 9, 2017. (Day corrected from previous post) Details are on … Continue reading

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Zen Master Returns

Zen Master Bon Soeng from Empty Gate Zen Center in Berkeley, CA will be giving a Dharma Talk Friday August 4 at 7 p.m. and guiding a half-day Zen Meditation Retreat on Saturday August 5 at the BIBS Center, 660 … Continue reading

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Buddhist Meditation 270

Taking the Mind’s Nature as the Path An Introduction to Mahamudra Friday evenings, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Weekly, starting June 30 to Aug. 25 with Robert Sperry, from the Tibetan tradition At the BIBS Center, 660 N. 9th Street Please … Continue reading

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Boise Buddhist Celebration June 17

Various representatives from different Buddhist groups have come together again to present a celebration honoring the Buddha’s birthday, his death, and his enlightenment. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, June 17, this family-friendly celebration will be open to everyone. – … Continue reading

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