Join Amazon Smile to Benefit The Dharma Center

If you already shop on, please consider naming the Durango Dharma Center as your non-profit Amazon Smile beneficiary. Through this program, which is free for you and free for the Dharma Center, Amazon automatically donates a portion of the proceeds of your purchases to the charity of your choice. Simply go to to […]

Welcoming Cynthia and Kristin as Our New Operations Managers!

With mudita (appreciative joy), enthusiastically welcome our new operations managers, Cynthia Billings and Kristin Burnett, to their roles at the Durango Dharma Center! Both Cynthia and Kristin are longtime members of our sangha and will be job-sharing this position. They are currently learning the ropes from our beloved former “OM” (operations manager) Stephanie Herbst as […]

An Update on the Dharma Center’s Response to the Pandemic

Many of us are longing to connect during these trying times. For the foreseeable future, the Dharma Center feels it is safest and most in alignment with sila  (moral conduct) to continue to meet over the Zoom platform. We wish to protect the health of everyone, including our most health-challenged members, and to ensure the […]

Recovery and Mindfulness Group to Meet Sundays Only

Recovery and Mindfulness Group Meeting Sundays Only Starting October 4 The Recovery and Mindfulness Group, formerly known as the Mindfulness 12 Step Group, is currently meeting on Sunday afternoons from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Starting the week of October 4, we will no longer be meeting on Wednesdays for the short-term future. There will be […]

In Need of Support?

Many of us are unsettled by these challenging times of pandemic and social isolation. It’s very natural and common to feel a range of unpredictable emotions, including sadness, anxiety, anger and confusion, and it can be deeply supportive simply to connect with a like-minded human. In the spirit of mutual support and spiritual friendship, a […]

Support and Online Offerings During Time of Coronavirus

Dear Sangha, Like many of you, we at the Durango Dharma Center are receiving the news of coronavirus with deep concern. This is a time of great uncertainty and it’s natural to feel anxiety, worry, sadness and other challenging emotions as many beings are affected by both the illness and the ramifications of its spread. […]