The Boston Dharma Punx are a community of rebellious natured people who have found solace in the search from within. Our practice is based on the teachings of Noah Levine, Theravadan Buddhist teacher and author, who correlates the outer rebellion in punk rock to the inner rebellion the original Buddha talked about 2,500 years ago.

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About Us

Join us every Sunday at 4pm for our weekly meditation and discussion.

No meditation experience, religious affiliation, or anything else required… show up, sit down, and practice with a great group of people. We’re a peer-facilitated group; no gurus, teachers, or dogma here. Just a bunch of misfits, punks, and general malcontents that have found a better way to rebel and want to share that with others.

We meditate and destroy at South Boston Yoga, located at 36 W Broadway St. in Boston, right across from the Broadway T stop. For more information, send an email to or join our Facebook Group.

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Latest News

Upcoming Events

DPX Summer Social
Sunday, July 23 at 6pm
India Pavilion
17 Central Square
All are welcome to join the sangha for dinner at our annual summer social


August 20 – 27 at the Dharma Drum in Pine Bush, N.Y.
Insight Meditation Retreat East Coast
Teachers: Chris Crotty, JoAnna Harper & Vinny Ferraro
Yoga with Leslie Booker
Cost: Sliding scale $685 – $1,085
Limited scholarships available, up to $300
Scholarships also available fo healthcare workers, educators, and artists

September 21 – 24 at the Garrison Institute in Garrison, N.Y.
Self-therapy: Befriending and healing the wounds of the emotional mind
Teachers: Jessica Morey and Josh Korda
Cost: Commuter – $390, Dorm – $480, Double – $525, Single – $585
Limited scholarships available for healthcare workers and educators

Fees for retreats do not include voluntary donations to teachers (dana)

Scholarship Fund

If you’d like to apply for a Boston Dharma Punx scholarship for any of the retreats listed above, please speak with the meeting facilitator or our treasurer.

If you’d like to contribute to the Boston Dharma Punx scholarship fund,
please donate here.

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Affiliated Groups

Against the Stream Boston offers weekly teacher-led meditation and dharma talks, as well as daylong and residential retreats with guiding teacher Chris Crotty. Weekly classes are held every Thursday from 7:15 to 8:30pm at Karma Yoga in Harvard Square, 1120 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge.

Refuge Recovery Boston is a weekly recovery meeting offering a Buddhist-inspired path to freedom from addiction.  Meetings are held Wednesdays from 7:30 – 9pm at The Democracy Center, 45 Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge. Meetings include a period of meditation, book study, and open discussion. For more information, check out the Facebook Page.  For more information about Refuge Recovery, check out

Rebel Recovery is an unaffiliated recovery meeting held every Monday from 7:45 to 9:00pm at South Boston Yoga, 36 W Broadway St. in Boston. The format includes a period of meditation, a speaker, and open discussion. All are welcome.