Cross River Meditation Center
Tuesday 7:15 PM Dhamma Class
Thursday 7:15 PM Dhamma Class
Saturday 8:30 AM Dhamma Class
Wednesday Morning New Video Podcast Posted
First Thursday Of Each Month 7:15 PM
Introduction To Meditation and Mindfulness
Practical Suggestions For Skillful Practice
Third Saturday 10:30 AM QiGong With Matt Branham
All Classes Streamed Live
Our classes are appropriate for beginners as well as experienced meditators and our sangha is welcoming and supportive. A typical class begins with Shamatha-Vipassana meditation followed by a Dhamma talk and sangha Q&A and discussion. We close meditation classes with a five minute guided Metta intentional meditation.
If you are new to meditation and mindfulness or to the direct teachings of the Buddha, please visit For New Visitors.
We request a $15 donation for our classes. All are always welcome regardless of donation.
Please arrive a few minutes early.
Directions are below. Our entrance is through the rear courtyard. Please, no parking in the courtyard.
We look forward to sharing the Dhamma with you. Peace.
My Dhamma articles and talks are based on the Buddha's teachings (suttas) as preserved in the Sutta Pitaka, the second book of the Pali Canon. I have relied primarily on Thanissaro Bhikkhu’s excellent and insightful translation of the Pali generously made freely available at his website Dhammatalks.org, as well as the works of Nyanaponika Thera, John Ireland, Maurice Walsh, Hellmuth Hecker, and Sister Khema, among others, as preserved at Access To Insight.
Also, I have found Bhikkhu Bodhi's translations from Wisdom Publications Pali Canon Anthologies to be most informative and an excellent resource.
I have made contextual edits to the suttas from these sources for further clarity, to modernize language, to minimize repetition, and maintain relevance to Dependent Origination and Four Noble Truths.
If You Find Benefit Here Please
Becoming-Buddha.com and Dhamma articles and recordings by John Haspel are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.