Southwest Sangha is a contemplative lay monastery dedicated to maintaining a simple and quiet environment conducive to mindfulness and renunciation. We are a community of men and women who have seen that it is possible to awaken in this lifetime, and who create a contemplative environment for ourselves and for those who come here for self-retreat. The community welcomes visitors and residents from all contemplative traditions.
We are a sangha in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. Our meditation gatherings, dharma talks, and other activities are open to all.
The Brahma Vihara Foundation is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to offering the teachings of the Buddhadhamma for those interested in learning and maintaining the practices of Insight Meditation and the Brahma Viharas.
The Vallecitos Mountain Refuge is a wilderness ranch and contemplative retreat center seeking to strengthen and support progressive leaders and advocacy organizations working for social change and the protection of the environment in our society.
Based in the beautiful mountains and mesas of Northern New Mexico, Taos Mountain Sangha is a small community-based meditation center dedicated to the practice and teaching of Buddhist principles. Under the guidance of Marcia Rose, the community offers group meditations, classes, retreats, talks, and discussions aimed at deepening participants’ practice and understanding.
The Santa Fe Vipassana Sangha is a community of Dharma practitioners seeking liberation through Insight Meditation and integration of the Buddha's teachings into daily life.
Conceived as small meditation center in the exquisite, pristine, high country of northern New Mexico, The Mountain Hermitage is dedicated to the cultivation of wisdom and compassion and a way of life based on teachings of the Buddha. The deep belief that this sanctuary will help the world is the motivation for creating the Hermitage; where experienced meditators can undertake an extended period of intensive, independent practice. Marcia Rose is the founder and guiding teacher.