If you are a teacher, sangha leader or part of a stewardship team of a sangha of any size anywhere, this is your page.
BIN's primary purpose is to help local sanghas in your endeavor to share the dharma, build community, and develop in a way that is supportive to your group members and consistent with the dharma.
As a small all-volunteer organization, we rely on your participation to make this resource meaningful.
You are invited to join in an ongoing discussion with many other sangha leaders and teachers with common concerns. We have an Intersangha Google email group that you are welcome to join by contacting us here.
How to Host Hybrid Meetings
This recording of 25 sangha leaders in August 2022 shares useful technical information on how to run a meeting in person and online simultaneously.
To participate in forums, join the Intersangha email group by contacting us here.
Here is Kim's advice regarding transitioning when elder teachers retire.
Since you are a leader, perhaps you would like to bring and implement your bright ideas for what would be most beneficial for the leadership community. We welcome your involvement. Please drop us a line, we look forward to hearing from you.
"It is possible the next Buddha may take the form of a sangha, a community practicing understanding and lovingkindness."
- Thich Nhat Hanh