Past Meetup

Discovering Shin Course - Registration is open

This Meetup is past


Since 2004, we have offered this popular 3 month course, once a year in the autumn. It provides a practical and comprehensive program using 3 classic intro books. This course provides plenty of discussion and opportunities in order to better practice and live the Shin teachings.

If you are seeking spiritual transformation, are just curious and want to learn more about Shin Buddhism, or just want to deepen your practice and knowledge of Shin, you are invited to participate. This course is perfect for the beginner to intermediate student.

What Will Be Studied?

Some of the topics to be learned include the following:

What is the Shin path?

How to live Shin in our daily lives

Shinran Shonin and Shin history

Nembutsu: the Name-that-calls

Amida Buddha and the Primal Vow

The meaning of death and life

Interdependence and Non-duality

The Pure Land

The teaching of karma

How to set up an altar

***Visit our New England Institute of Buddhist Studies for details and to register. RSVP via Meetup is not registering for the course. Please visit