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.



May 11 – May 19 Annie Nugent speaks two Thursdays and leads a weekend retreat and two evenings of study groups. See the calendar and the flier for more information.
 June 6 and 20 Uposatha Day observances:
Uposatha days are times of renewed dedication to dharma practice, observed by lay followers and monastics throughout the world of Theravada Buddhism. See the flier for details.
June 26 Kathryn Turnipseed leads a daylong retreat.
Sound recordings are available for dharma talks by community dharma leaders and visiting teachers. Click here for a list of AVS recordings. For online resources, including recordings, see Resources in the Menu.
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.