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

August 5
Joe Mauricio “The Power of a Tender Heart”

August 12
Laura Simms “Listening is the Medicine”

August 19
Jane Stevens  “Brave & Vulnerable: Going Beyond Thoughts & Emotions”

August 26
Rachael Timberlake “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body”

September 2
David Perrin  “Beginnings and Endings: Paying Attention to Impermanence”

September 9
Shastri Nichtern  “How to Stop Wasting Time and Use Our Precious Life”

September 16
Lodro Rinzler  “The Buddha Walks into the Office: Finding Meaning in Uncertainty”

September 23
Acharya Spiegel  “The Importance of Virtue on the Path of Warriorship and Meditation”

September 30
Joseph Mauricio  “Instant Karma: Giving Peace a Chance”

October 7
Shastri Nichtern  “Dharma Art: Creativity and the Path”

October 14
Elizabeth Reid  “Do Our Words Have Power? Exploring Mindful Speech”

October 21
Lodro Rinzler  “Karma, The Six Realms, and How To Stop Being a Jerk”

October 28
Acharya Spiegel  “Self and Non-Self – Exploring the Meaning of Emptiness”

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

December  16
Laura Simms
TBA

December 23
Canceled (no gathering)

December  30
TBD TBA