The Santa Barbara Bodhi Path Buddhist Center was founded in 1997 at the direction of the 14th Shamar Rinpoche. Since then, hundreds of students have come to learn and practice in a modern, non-sectarian environment focused on authentic Buddhist teachings taught and practiced by authentic teachers. We are a diverse community of practitioners encompassing all ages and levels of practice. Dawa Tarchin Phillips is the resident teacher, and we regularly host visiting teachers. Santa Barbara Bodhi Path Buddhist Center offers: •Weekly Dharma teachings •Weekly meditation sessions led by a sangha member •Monthly "Joy of Practice" for longer periods of sitting and walking meditation •Frequent "Introduction to Meditation" classes •Weekend workshops on topics such as advanced practice, overcoming dversity, working with emotions, compassion and loving kindness, and Buddhist philosophy •Biannual 5 day residential retreats •Opportunities to take Refuge, Bodhisattva and Householder vows Come join us. All are welcome.
Address: 102 West Mission
Santa Barbara, CA
Postal Code: 93101
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