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C of I to host Dr. Eboo Patel for Carter-Chalker Lectureship series

NOT A BIBS OFFERING, but potentially of interest to those who follow us: The College of Idaho’s Carter-Chalker Lectureship on Faith and Contemporary Issues will host prominent sociologist and interfaith leader, Dr. Eboo Patel, for a Feb. 21st campus visit … Continue reading

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Free Harvard e-course on Buddhism

NOT A BIBS OFFERING, but something that might be of interest to those curious about Buddhism. A free Harvard course on Buddhism, covering an overview of the practice. https://www.edx.org/course/buddhism-through-its-scriptures

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Presentation of Mahamudra Continues on Fridays

• Where: Boise Institute for Buddhist Studies, 660 N 9th Street, Boise • When: Friday evenings 6:30-8:00pm, February 23 – March 16 (4 sessions) • RSVP to presenter Robert Sperry at: boisecoder@gmail.com Robert Sperry has been studying and practicing Buddhism … Continue reading

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Meditation Retreat with Zen Master Bon Soeng

ZEN MASTER BON SOENG ​received Inka (teaching authority) from Zen Master Seung Sahn​ in 1992 and became a Zen Master in 2001. He has been practicing Zen since 1975 and has practiced with Zen Master Seung Sahn since 1979. He is the Guiding Teacher of Empty … Continue reading

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TVDF Presents: Ven. Robina

Treasure Valley Dharma Friends is pleased to present: Venerable Robina! The Three Scopes of Practice An exploration of the Buddhist worldview Join us for a spirited presentation of the Buddhist worldview in which one discovers the mechanism of mental suffering, … Continue reading

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Sutra Study in January

Dharma Study on the Elder Sutra as presented in Thich Nhat Hanh’s book, Our Appointment with Life. Three Sundays, January 7, 14 and 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Boise Institute of Buddhist Studies, 660 N. 9th in Boise. Offered by Rev. … Continue reading

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Gradual Path Seminar

The seminar begins on January 7. Sundays, noon to 12:45, ongoing. Tea is from noon to 12:10 between Guided Meditation and the Seminar. This ongoing seminar examines the Gradual Path to Enlightenment from this detailed and thorough overview by the … Continue reading

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BIBS donates $1,000 to Oxfam

Out of concern for the suffering endured by Rohingya Refugees pouring into Bangladesh; and  because part of our organization’s mission is to help other charitable efforts for the general good; and because all phenomena are interconnected and made up of … Continue reading

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Treasure Valley Dharma Friends presents “Exploring Buddhism: A Series of Beginning Teachings”

Saturdays, 10:00am, November 18 to December 23. All classes are held at the Linh Thuu Buddhist Temple at 8813 W. Ardene Street, Boise. Class Poster (PDF)

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Maitri Services Twice a Month (Maitri Sangha Boise)

A teacher in the Thai Forest tradition, Michael Sapiro, has been leading dharma sessions for the past couple of years at his home. To accommodate larger numbers, the group will now meet at a new location. Maitri Sangha Boise is a … Continue reading

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