Apr 022014


Upaya of Tucson was created to benefit the entire community, regardless of one’s spiritual belief or religious practice.

May 152017

Morality, Ethics, Compassion, and Contemplative Practice

A Workshop with Sensei Al Kaszniak, Ph.D.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, 3182 N. Swan

A daylong workshop, focusing on a new understanding of moral decision-making in our complex world, informed by contemporary science and contemplative practice. The workshop will involve a combination of presentations, discussion, exercises, guided contemplative practices, and small group interaction.

Cost: $20.00 suggested donation to cover space rental

(No one will be turned away if unable to donate)

Cash or checks accepted at the door


Please register by emailing your name & phone # to:


May 152017

For those joining us this Saturday, May 20th, for our 3rd Saturday of the month Upaya Sangha of Tucson meeting, we will meet from 10:00 am to noon, and our meeting will include brief sutra chanting, sitting meditation (Zazen), participant check-in, announcements, and a brief tea break. After this, since Sensei Al is away teaching [continue reading…]

Nov 302016
Upaya Sangha of Tucson Study Group: The Seven Factors of Awakening

The Seven Factors of Awakening Lectures by Thanissaro Bhikkhu and Joseph Goldstein January 12th, 2017 through May 25, 2017 In this five-month course, we will contemplate and discuss lectures offered by Thanissaro Bhikkhu and Joseph Goldstein, two accomplished scholar-practitioners.  This study will be profitable to those who have a solid grounding in basic Buddhist doctrine.   [continue reading…]