A sangha in the Theravada Buddhist tradition




Albuquerque Vipassana Sangha is a community that aspires to realize the liberating potential of the dharma—the teachings of the Buddha
Our meditation gatherings, dharma talks and other activities are open to all. We always like to see new faces and old friends. Please join us.



August 9

Buddhists in Action: Compassionate Confrontation for a Just World: Dawn Haney & Katie Loncke, co-directors of Buddhist Peace Fellowship, lead us in a conversation about the role of spiritual practice in social justice work in our communities and in the world. See the calendar for more information. Click here for the flier.

August 21-23 Visiting teacher Donald Rothberg leads a weekend retreat on Transforming the Judgmental Mind, Cultivating the Wise Heart, Friday evening through Sunday, August 21-23. See the flier for more information. A potluck follows the Sunday retreat.
August 27-September 2 Touching the Earth: Awakening to Our Lives is the title of a seven-day residential retreat in Jemez Springs, NM, August 27 – September 2, with Susie Harrington. Click here for the flier and registration form.
September 13-November 15 EcoSattva training will be held on Sundays from September 13 through November 15, 2015.
A Feldenkrais (Awareness Through Movement — a mindfulness practice) group meets every other Monday, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, at AVC. See the flier for more information.
We need three to four volunteers to bring fresh flowers for the altar. If you would like to help in this way, please contact Alison at 505-342-2021.
Our community dharma leader Kathryn Turnipseed offers individual practice discussions. If you would like to schedule a discussion, you may contact her at .
Watch for half-day sits on weekends, 9 am – 12:30 pm. Beginners and seasoned practitioners are welcome. Meditators may join in the half-day event at any point.
We encourage members to set up small groups for study and practice. If you are interested in establishing a group and finding people to join, click here.
We have an Ethics and Reconciliation Council to encourage mutual respect and reconciliation within our community. For more information about the council or for help dealing with a conflict or grievance within the community, click here.
If you leave your car on Rosemont, please park at least a couple of car lengths away from Broadway so the semi-trailer trucks have enough room to maneuver onto the street.