Clear Heart Sangha

a Rhode Island Community of Mindful Living



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Upcoming Events

All of the events below are in the tradition of
Vietnamese Buddhist Monk and Peace Maker Thich Nhat Hanh

Retreats/Days of Mindfulness with Dharma Teacher Joanne Friday

North Scituate, RI: May 18–22
A Heart as Wide as the Sky: Finding Freedom, Fearlessness and Joy in Uncertain Times
all info can be found at  
Registration form and details: Aldersgate-retreat-form
For more information, contact Ann Moore:

Other Events

Retreat in Toronto, Canada: March 28–April 1
Coming Home to Ourselves: Finding Freedom in Every Moment
Registration information: Toronto-retreat-2012.doc

Retreat in Springwater, NY: April 18–22
Cultivating Love: Changing the World from Within
Registration forms: Springwater-Retreat.pdf or  Springwater-Retreat.doc
For more information, contact Janet Chaize:, 585-533-1461

Day of Mindfulness in Franklin, MA: April 14
Stepping Into Joy: Ancient Teachings for Contemporary Challenges
Registration form: Franklin-day-of-mindfulness.pdf

Events at Blue Cliff Monastery in Walker Valley, New York

Togetherness Hall - Blue Cliff Monastery
Togetherness Meditation Hall at Blue Cliff

Days of Mindfulness at Blue Cliff Monastery

Held twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays. The day starts at 9:00 am with either a live Dharma talk by one of our resident Dharma teachers or a recorded teaching on CD/DVD by Thay. Other activities include walking meditation, silent meal, and a discussion of the practice.  We welcome day visitors.  Registration is not required, and there is no cost incurred for the day participation, but dana or donation is greatly appreciated.

For more information about Blue Cliff, please contact us via the telephone number and e-mail below:

Blue Cliff Monastery
3 Mindfulness Rd.
Pine Bush, NY 12566

Tel: (845) 733-4959
Fax: (845) 733-4300


Check the Blue Cliff website for current schedule and listings.

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Clear Heart Sangha
725 School House Rd.
Matunuck, RI 02879

Page update - 03/02/2012