A sangha in the Theravada Buddhist tradition


Garden, Spring 2014
Rosemont Garden, Spring 2014
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.



  • We will meet on Christmas for our regular Thursday evening gathering. The evening is a one-hour meditation session followed by tea.
  • **SPECIAL EVENTS** New Year festivities, including practice and discussion on New Year’s Eve (click here for flier), daylong retreat on New Year’s Day, and our regular gathering on New Year’s Day evening (Thursday). Click here for New Year’s Day retreat details.
  • Engaged Buddhist Practice. This four-week group consists of reflection and practice discussion in support of practitioners who are looking for a Buddhist response to injustice in all its manifestations. Mondays, January 5, 12, 19, 26. For details click here.
  • Learn to Chant in Pali and English. A new study group meets on four Thursdays: December 18, January 8, January 29 and February 19, 4:30 – 6:00 pm, before the Thursday evening meditation and talk. Click here for the flier. Everyone is welcome.
  • 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.