In the Thai Forest tradition of Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho, , Abhyagiri offers retreats and opportunity to self retreat. Located on the north California coast in Redwood Valley.
Access to Insight
A library of readings from Theravada Buddhism. Search, browse, and download over 600 translated discourses by the Buddha, plus many transcriptions and articles by leading Buddhist scholars. Excellent search function.
An archive of talks given by Gil Fronsdal, Andrea Fella and various guest speakers at Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, CA.
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
An educational organization dedicated to exploring Buddhist thought and practice as a living tradition, faithful to its origins, yet adaptable to the current world. The center provides a bridge between study and practice, between scholarly understanding and meditative insight. It encourages engagement with the tradition in a spirit of genuine inquiry.
A community of monastics led by Bhante Gunaratana in the tradiion of Theravadan Buddism of Sri Lanka. Located in rural West Virginia.
The website of Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery in Australia. The website includes a Buddhist education and information network, a library, a world Buddhist directory, resources for study and research in Buddhism.
Dharma Seed Archive
A large collection of audio Dharma talks from most major Theravada Buddhist teachers working today. Dharma Seed has collected talks since the early 1980's. This website has audio talks given by Mountain Stream teachers John Travis and Heather Sundbergthat are not available elsewhere.
This is the twice yearly publication of Mountain Stream Meditation Center. The complete newsletter is published online, with a 4 page version that includes our retreat schedule mailed via USPS.
Dr. Thynn Thynn
Dr. Thynn Thynn is a Burmese born retired physician and Dhamma teacher. She is mother of two and is the resident yogi at the Sae Taw Win II Dhamma Center in Sebastopol, CA. One emphasis is meditation in daily life.
A portal to the worldwide community of monasteries associated with Ajahn Chah’s Wat Pah Pong in NE Thailand and is dedicated to the free distribution of teachings in this tradition.
Heather Sundberg's website has more information about Heather and her activiites.
A journal of Buddhadharma founded in 1983. Regular contributors include Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, Joanna Macy and many prominent Insight Meditation teachers.
Insight Journal Online
The online journal of Barre Center for Buddhist Studies.
Insight Meditation Center
Located in Redwood City, CA, and led by Gil Fronsdal, IMS is a non-residential community based urban meditation center. The website is a treasure trove of information.
Insight Meditation Society
In Barre, MA, this insight meditation retreat center is one of the oldest in the West. IMS is led by co-founders Joseph Goldstein and Sharon Salzberg. Mountain Stream maintains an informal affiliation with IMS.
John Travis's Website
John Travis's website has more information about John and his activiites.
Leigh is the lineage holder of Ayya Keema and teaches Jhana practice throughout the United States. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Metta Forest Monastery
Under the guidance of Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Ajaan Geoff), this monastery is located in San Diego County. Laymen and laywomen are welcomed to practice for day visits and overnight retreats.
Includes articles, videos, audios, meditations and book excerpts from Theravada Buddhism teacher Phillip Moffitt. In 2001, Phillip was ordained to teach vipassana meditation. His teaching is influenced by Ajahn Sumedho and his teacher Ajahn Chah. Phillip is the founder of the Marin Sangha in San Rafael, Calif.
Estabilished in 2004 in San Francisco to support nuns from Chithurst and Amaravati in England to come to the United States to teach. Resident nuns have taken bhikkhuni ordination.
Shambhala Sun (Lion's Roar)
A leading Buddhist magazine. Originally founded as an arm of Shambhala, the magazine now focuses on many different Buddhist practices and features the leading Buddhist teachers of the day. Lion's Roar also publishes BuddhaDharma magazine.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Insight meditation retreat center in the west, located in Woodacre, CA. Co-Guiding teachers are Jack Kornfield and Phillip Moffitt. Mountain Stream maintains an informal affiliation with Spirit Rock Center.
Spirit Rock News
Published 3 times a year, lists Spirit Rock retreats and has articles from various tachers.
Selected suttas read aloud by teachers and senior practitioners in the Theravada tradition.
A leading Buddhist magazine. Features articles from the leading Buddhist teachers of the day. Also has a strong online community.
Turning Wheel Media
This is an online home for activists and thinkers, writers and readers, a place to bring Buddhist teachings into conversation with the world. It is producted by the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, an organization that supports socially engaged Buddhism.
Yoga & Meditation Class Website
Meets Friday mornings at Canyon Spirit Yoga Center.
Led by Susan Whitaker, Mary Helen Fein, Maeve Hassett and Dave Judd.
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