Programs

 

Community Nyinthun: Daylong Meditation Retreat

February 22nd

A nyinthun is a day-long meditation session: nyin is Tibetan for “day”, and thun means “session” of formal meditation. For meditators of all experience levels, this community nyinthun is a rare opportunity to take a day or half day to relax with ourselves Continue »

Profound Treasury Book Club

with Michele Laporte

February 22nd

The Profound Treasury Book Club meets monthly to explore "The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma."  The three volumes of this extraordinary work present a complete map of the Tibetan Buddhist path from beginning to end, as taught by the Vidyadhara C Continue »

Community Nyinthun: Afternoon Session

February 22nd

A nyinthun is a day-long meditation session: nyin is Tibetan for “day”, and thun means “session” of formal meditation. For meditators of all experience levels, this community nyinthun is a rare opportunity to take a day or half day to relax with ourselves Continue »

Conversations on Patriarchy for Women and Non-Binary Group

with Naoko Kojima & Alison Pepper

February 23rd

The purpose of this group is to create a safe and brave space for practitioners who identify as women and non-binary to explore the construct and manifestation of patriarchy and its impact on our lives and community. Continue »

Race, Racism, and Racial Inequality: RACE: DECOLONIZING WEALTH: What if wealth could be used to heal, restore and connect?

February 24th

Open to All: People of Color and White Allies The purpose of these meetings is to create a safe and brave space for honest conversations about race. Held monthly, this gathering is an open forum facilitated by the organizers with prompts for reflectio Continue »

Community Gathering with the Interim Governing Council

February 25th

As part of our ongoing goal of fostering connection, we invite you to a community gathering with the Interim Governing Council. Please come and share with us. Continue »

Shambhala Day 2020: Year of the Iron Mouse

February 29th

Save the Date! Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the Tibetan New Year, and represents one of the most important celebrations in Shambhala. Join us for good practice, good food, and good company as we celebrate the new year! Continue »

Mahayana Class

with Vegan Aharonian

March 3rd

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! Continue »

The Four Immeasurables

with Vegan Aharonian

March 3rd

The wheel of life shows Buddhist concepts of karmic cause and effect, cyclic existence and rebirth in such a way that can be easily understood. In this class we will go through the symbolism and meaning and learn how can we free ourselves from the samsari Continue »

Dharma Gathering: The Way of the Bodhisattva

with Joseph Mauricio

March 10th

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! Continue »

Community Nyinthun: Morning Session

March 14th

A nyinthun is a day-long meditation session: nyin is Tibetan for “day”, and thun means “session” of formal meditation. For meditators of all experience levels, this community nyinthun is a rare opportunity to take a day or half day to relax with ourselves Continue »

BIPOC Sitting Group

with Naoko Kojima & Joy Gutierrez

March 18th

The BIPOC Sitting Group provides a space for black, indigenous, and people of color in our sangha. Continue »

Dharma Gathering

with Dr. Bill Auerbach

April 14th

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! Continue »