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Supporting Buddhist Practice

The goal of Upavana is to support the founding of a Theravada Buddhist practice community in Western Massachusetts, as well as support practitioners wherever they are through various online offerings.

Teachings/News

The Beauty of Sangha

When I first embarked on the spiritual journey I had all sorts of ideas about what it would be like. My first inspiration was to put on a backpack and ...
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3 Fetters

Last night for the Uposatha, Tahn Pamutto offered a reflection on the first three of the Ten Fetters, the tendencies of mind that bind us to samsara. Detailing each fetter, ...
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Fridays Evenings Cancelled

After a seven month run, Upavana's Friday evening meditation will be stopping for now.  With good weather having Tahn Pamutto and the other monastics roaming about western massachusetts with little ...
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Online Programs

Join Upavana’s ZOOM (passcode upavana)

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Western Mass

A listing of activities Upavana is supporting or participating in locally in Western Mass.  Find out more about the Upavana project on our About page.

Weekly

Wendell Senior Center – Every Sunday, 8:30 – 9:30 am

Events

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Upavana’s mission of supporting practitioners extends to nurturing and providing resources for the monastic Sangha. 

To learn more about supporting Upavana and other practitioners, including offering dana and requesting chanting, click here.

Camping Retreat

The Upavana group camping retreat wrapped up last weekend.  It was a success!  The weather was great and the community ...
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New Instagram

Venerable Sumano has been kind enough to set up a new instagram for Upavana under the name upavanaorg.  It can ...
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