Connecticut Class

Welcome to the Connecticut sangha of the Dharma Teacher Order!

Whether you’re only somewhat curious about the ideas expressed in Buddhism and want to learn a little more, or you already know the depth and breadth of the ‘skillful means’ of the teachings and want to deepen your understanding, we  wholeheartedly welcome you to join us, be it only occasionally, or regularly.

Discussion Forum Pilot

The Connecticut sangha has discussed how the DTO could use a discussion forum in their activities. As of January, 2018 we have an instance of the software, MyBB (my bulletin board), installed on our site to use to answer this question. The active members in the CT sangha have been contacted by email with the ID and password to use to log in to this forum.

The forum itself can be reached at (This is the regular address of of website, prefixed with the word forum and a period.)

If you are not currently part of our evaluation team and would like to be, let the webmaster know and he/she will gladly add you.

General info

Practice time

We meet approximately every other Saturday from 9:00 AM to noon during the months of September to April. Check the schedule link on this page (under current year info) for the specific days.

Please try to arrive a bit early to give yourself a chance to settle in.


Practice details

The CT sangha will have meditation cushions set out for the normal bi-weekly practices. You are certainly welcome to bring your own cushion or meditation bench if you’d prefer.

As a sign of respect, please remove your shoes before entering the practice room

More practice and course information can be found under the practice and course menu items.

Current year info

For the 2017-2018 year, the Connecticut class is studying year three of the DTO curriculum. The book list for all four years can be found here.

The current schedule and volunteer signup list for the CT is available at CT Schedule and Volunteer List.


Practice Location:

We meet at The Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT, in the Program Center (also known as the Cloud Room). Enter the building from the east side entrance, go up 1 flight, turn left and left again.

Universalist Church
433 Fern Street
West Hartford, CT


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