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Joseph Rogers

has been sitting and studying meditation with Noah Levine and the Dharma Punx since 2005 and is a member of the ATS teacher-training cohort. Especially interested in meditation as an outgrowth of recovery work, he has been teaching mindfulness and meditation practices to teens with substance abuse issues since 2007 and helped found the Refuge Recovery weekly groups at ATS. Joseph is obtaining his MDiv in Buddhist Chaplaincy from the University of the West and works as a professional healthcare chaplain.

Upcoming Events

June 2018

Living the Suttas – Joseph Rogers

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica,CA90401United States
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This class is an exploration of the core teachings of Theravada Buddhism. Each week a different sutta (Buddhist teaching) is examined for its relevance to modern contemplative life. Often times the suttas are intimidating, this class seeks to demystify the core teachings and make them accessible to today’s practitioner. Although we study the suttas, this is not an academic class; it is an attempt to examine the basic core teachings and to see how we can engage with them in…

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July 2018

Full Moon Ceremony

July 27 @ 10:00 pm - July 28 @ 12:00 am PDT
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One event on May 29, 2018 at 10:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 10:00pm

One event on October 24, 2018 at 10:00pm

Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica,CA90401United States
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A Late Night Program with Joseph Rogers Most important holidays in the Buddhist tradition are marked by the light of the full moon, which represents the enlightenment (the cleansing of the defiled mind) of Siddhartha Gautama.   These days of observance (Uposatha) are times of opportunity for practitioners of the Dharma to intensify their practice, to deepen their wisdom, and to express public commitment to the Triple Gem (Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha) and to the Precepts (the practice of renunciation dedicated to the development of skillful behavior). It…

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October 2018

Full Moon Ceremony

October 24 @ 10:00 pm - October 25 @ 12:00 am PDT
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One event on May 29, 2018 at 10:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 10:00pm

One event on October 24, 2018 at 10:00pm

Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica,CA90401United States
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A Late Night Program with Joseph Rogers Most important holidays in the Buddhist tradition are marked by the light of the full moon, which represents the enlightenment (the cleansing of the defiled mind) of Siddhartha Gautama.   These days of observance (Uposatha) are times of opportunity for practitioners of the Dharma to intensify their practice, to deepen their wisdom, and to express public commitment to the Triple Gem (Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha) and to the Precepts (the practice of renunciation dedicated to the development of skillful behavior). It…

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