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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

Uposatha Tomorrow

Tomorrow (Sunday, August 22 at 8pm), as local friends are taking shelter from the landfall of Hurricane Henri, Upavana will be hosting its bimonthly Uposatha gathering in person at the ...
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Refuge and Robes

I made a new friend on almsround today. He’s been in Massachusetts working for the summer, and was due to return back out west in a few days. On the ...
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A Refuge for Love

The other day on almsround I was stepping up in front of the local country store and was greeted by a friend. He’d just suffered a blow – a breakup ...
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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

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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.

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