Dharma resources in the time of coronavirus
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Dharma Resources in the time of Coronavirus

Collated by Sheffield Insight Meditation.

Please contact us with any additions/changes.

All of these resources are offered freely. Many are offered in the Insight Meditation, and other Buddhist traditions, on the principle of generosity (dana). If you feel moved, and if your conditions allow, please offer dana to the individual teachers and/or organisations. Thank you _/\_

Updated 18th January 2021

Online Groups & Retreats

Sheffield Insight Meditation

Gaia House

Online Dharma Hall

Gaia House online sitting group

Gaia House Online Retreat Programme

Sit London: Enquiry, Meditation, Connection

Bristol Insight Meditation

Southsea Sangha, Portsmouth

SanghaSeva

Venerable Canda - Anukampa Project

The Mindfulness Network for People of Colour

Online Groups with a diversity/inclusivity focus

Free Mindfulness Resources

Sangha Live

Bodhi College

Insight Dialogue

XR Buddhists

Breathworks Virtual ‘Quiet Place’ for health-care workers

Self-retreats

Tara Brach

Jack Kornfield

Dharma Talks & Guided Meditations

Dharma Seed

James Baraz

Jack Kornfield

Lama Rod Owens

Nathan Glyde

Tara Brach

Zohar Lavie

Feeding Your Demons

Courses

Breathworks

Insight Dialogue

Reading, Audio, Video etc

Tricycle

Lion’s Roar

Sounds True

Online Groups & Retreats

Sheffield Insight Meditation

Fortnightly sitting groups on Tuesday evenings

https://www.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk/event/evening-meditation-10/

Sangha Saturdays

https://www.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk/what-we-offer/sangha-saturdays/

Other retreats and events

https://www.sheffieldinsightmeditation.org.uk/events/

Gaia House

Online Dharma Hall

A space for connection, reflection, and refuge. A place where we can share the Dharma and practice together, supporting us to meet our lives and our world in these times. The sessions are led by Gaia House teachers and Community Dharma Leaders.

Currently held on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Gaia House Online Sitting Group

Led by Gavin Milne and guest teachers. Mondays 8pm - 9pm UK time

More info here

Gaia House online programme

The first months of Gaia House 2021 programme will be online. More info here.

Sit London - an online gathering for insight meditators

Sessions Wednesdays and Saturdays led by a diverse group of community dharma leaders and teachers

Bristol Insight Meditation

Weekly sitting group and self-led retreat

Southsea Sangha Portsmouth

Talks, community and more from diverse teachers. Sundays 6pm UK time

SanghaSeva

Online programme led by Zohar Lavie and Nathan Glyde

Venerable Canda - Anukampa Project

Zoom Bhikkuni - Live Online Dhamma Sessions

The Mindfulness Network for People of Colour

now has several online offerings: https://www.mnpc.co.uk/

Online groups with a diversity/inclusivity focus

Free Mindfulness Resources as a response to COVID 

UK & international mindfulness resources Here

Mindfulness for Staying at Home and After. PDF of resources, courses, apps and more curated by the Mindfulness Initiative

Sangha Live

Daily meditation series online. Weekdays 7.30 am (UK time). Sign up here  

Bodhi College

2021 courses and retreats programme here

Insight Dialogue

2021 online courses and retreats

Breathworks

Virtual ‘quiet place’ for healthcare workers

Self-retreats

Tara Brach

Tara Brach: Creating a home retreat: Finding Freedom Wherever You Are

https://www.tarabrach.com/create-home-retreat/

Jack Kornfield

Creating a home retreat

Dharma Talks & Guided Meditations

Dharma Seed

Dharma talks & guided practices relevant to coronavirus.

James Baraz

Skillful Letting Go Practice for Intense Times

Jack Kornfield

Pandemic Resources Care Package, with guided meditations, talks and more

Lama Rod Owens

Practices on Instagram for dealing with COVID 19

Nathan Glyde

Talk: Well-being in the time of Coronavirus - COVID-19 (part of SanghaSeva’s A Response to Coronavirus)

Guided metta meditation

Tara Brach

Talk: Facing Pandemic Fears with an Awake Heart

Guided meditation for times of pandemic 

Zohar Lavie

Coronavirus and the support of the Dharma - Part 1 (part of SanghaSeva’s A Response to Coronavirus)

Coronavirus and the support of the Dharma - Part 2  

Feeding Your Demons

Grounded in Tibetan Buddhist practice: people may find useful (I think particularly if not naturally drawn to metta practice)- link below to basic explanation and further links in this article to Tsultrim Allione’s site.

https://www.lionsroar.com/how-to-practice-feeding-your-demons/

Courses

Breathworks

Mindful Self-Care for Troubling Times. Free self-paced course from Breathworks UK with weekly meetings on Tuesdays at 7pm for a Facebook Live Stream talk, Meditation and Q&A with Breathworks Co-Founder Vidyamala Burch.

Reading, Audio, Video etc

Tricycle

Buddhist Magazine

Practising in a Pandemic - six new teachings on compassion & equanimity in a time of great uncertainty plus other video/audio/online course resources

https://tricycle.org/trikedaily/coronavirus-meditations/

Lion’s Roar

Buddhist website/publication

Relevant content about current situation

Article by Kaira Jewel Lingo: In Times of Crisis, Draw Upon the Strength of Peace

Sounds True

Lots of mainstream Buddhist content.

Resilience in Challenging Times a free care package of free digital tools and teachings:

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