Kingfisher Sangha
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Schenectady and Stillwater, New York


in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Kingfisher Sangha was established in 2001.

We are a Buddhist community dedicated to mindful living, the Engaged Buddhist practice of compassionate action, and study.


Kingfisher Sangha gathers to practice together on a regular schedule. These gatherings typically include sitting meditation, walking meditation, a short teaching and discussion.

        Tuesday Evenings, 7 to 8
        Still Point Interfaith Retreat Center
        Stillwater, NY

        Sunday Afternoons, 4:30 to 6
        Eastern Parkway United Methodist Church
        Schenectady, NY

Contact Starr and Tom DiCiurcio call 518-793-7501 or email

Contact Trisha Cassady call 518-374-7925 or email

Contact Tamara Geveci by email

Every other month the Sangha gathers for a full day of practice, a Day of Mindfulness. We enjoy extended experience of the above practices as well as additional sharings such as singing, chanting, and tea ceremony.

Meditation instruction is available on request.