Connect with the Sangha

Get to know yourself best in relation to other people, by practicing with a spiritual community. We welcome you to share in our weekly practice and enjoy the benefits of Sangha.

The 2020 Northwest Triratna Regional Retreat:

April 16-19th 2020
Join our friends from Vancouver, BC; Missoula; Portland; Seattle; and Tacoma for this annual three-day retreat in a beautiful PNW setting. Private cabins available.

The reatreat will be led by renown author, Bodhipaksa, on the theme of “Dhyana, Step by Step”.  Register here. 

Sangha (Friends) Night

Dharma Discussion & Meditation
Sunday Evenings
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

All are welcome! Come together to meditate and discuss the Dharma; as well as catch up with each other on what is happening in our lives. Donations welcome.

Silent Morning Meditation

Silent Morning Meditation
Wednesday & Saturday Mornings
8:00 am-8:40 am

Suitable for those who are already familiar with the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana meditation practices. All are welcome.

Retreats and Festivals

Local and Regional Half-and Multi-Day Study Intensives and Festivals
(varies, view calendar)

Throughout the year we offer local and regional retreats for those wishing to deepen their practice. Locally, we celebrate four main festival days a year.

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“I think we will miss the full significance of the Sangha jewel if we think of it as merely a category or class of individuals. To my mind, the sangha… is a living organism, and its lifeblood is spiritual friendship .” —Subhuti

Study the Dharma

Ready to learn more about Buddhism and meditation? We offer classes and courses at different levels of engagement to accommodate for any schedule. Drop-in classes focus on the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana (Cultivation of Loving Kindness) practices; whereas the 6-Week Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Course additionally covers the core principles of Buddhist practice, and how they can meaningfully affect the way we live.

Seattle Buddhist Center Classes

Check the calendar for up-to-date class schedules.