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.



2/14/2016 Open Door Poetry & Tea—a poetry reading on the theme: Love Through a Dharma Lens. Read your original poetry in any style or the poetry of someone else you enjoy. Tea will be served after the reading. Come early to sign up or sign up prior to the event by contacting Anne Arkin (505-288-0502) or Tam Saimons (505-264-4345).
3/2-10/2016 Exploring Self & Not-Self for Modern Times is the theme of visiting teacher Brian Lesage’s short residency. He will be in Albuquerque for two Thursday evening dharma talks, a discussion group and individual practice discussions. See the flier for more information.
3/22/2016- A new study group begins March 22 with discussion of Tara Brach’s True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart. Check out the study group web page for details. And hurry to sign up—space is limited.
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.
Feldenkrais (awareness through movement) sessions are resuming on the first Wednesday evening of each month. See the flier for more information.
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.