Weekly Dharma Gathering

A Public Open House
Every Tuesday evening at 7pm
118 West 22nd Street, 6th floor
$10 suggested donation ($5 students)

The Weekly Dharma Gathering is a perfect introduction to the Shambhala teachings and mindfulness meditation and an opportunity to connect with other practitioners. It begins with a group meditation practice, a talk by one of our senior teachers, discussion, followed by a light reception. Meditation instruction is also provided.

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting, to learn about how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life, and to meet and mingle with fellow New Yorkers interested in mindfulness. Bring your friends!

($10 suggested donation)

2014 Summer/Fall Schedule

November  4
Shastri Nichtern  “It’s Not Just About Meditation: Why Ethics Matter”

November  11
Susan Piver  “Start Here Now: Establishing a Sustainable Meditation Practice”

November  18
Joseph Mauricio  “Waking Up in Anger: Finding Calm within the Storm”

November  25
Laura Simms TBA

December  2
Shastri Nichtern  “Family Karma: Practicing with Those Closest to You”

December  9
David Perrin – “Empty Presence: A Gift Guide for the Holidays”

December  16
Elizabeth Reid – “It’s My Birthday! Celebration as Path”

December 23
Canceled (no gathering)

December  30
Laura Simms – “NEW YEAR NOW”

January 6
Shastri Nichtern  “Just Do It! Committing to Your Practice For Once and For All”

January 13
Joseph Mauricio  “Wrapped in the Fabric of Time and Space: Working with Depression”

January 20
Laura Simms – “Tender and Vivid: Working with Obstacles”

January 27
Acharya Emerita Judy Lief – “A Light Touch of Awakening”

February 3
John Ankele– “What Am I Doing Wrong?”

February 10
Shastri Nichtern  “Love is the Path: A Valentine’s Day Talk For Bitter Cynics, Over-The-Top Romantics and Anyone in Between”

February 17
Acharya Spiegel  “Spiritual vs. Religious”

February 24
Lodro Rinzler
– “What Is Shambhala, Anyway?”