Programs

 

SMCNY Harvest of Peace Rooftop Community Celebration

September 19th

On the occasion of the Harvest of Peace, SMCNY is hosting its first in-person gathering in over 18 months. This event has reached capacity. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Ashley Dinges

September 21st

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana (Online)

September 21st

The Shambhala Sadhana is an enriching practice that engages connection in this time of social distancing and isolation. Continue »

Racial Justice and Dharma: Public Sit for Racial Justice

September 26th

Please join Racial Justice & Dharma for a Public Sit for Racial Justice. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

September 28th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Meeting Life with an Open Hand (Online)

with Shastri Elizabeth Reid

September 28th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Joseph Mauricio

October 5th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Rescheduled - Dharma Gathering: Manjusri’s Smile: Connecting Intuition and Intellect with Prajna (Online)

with Lödrö Gyendon

October 5th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

October 6th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Ashley Dinges

October 12th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Pain in Practice: What to Do? (Online)

with Dan Cayer

October 12th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with P. Kevin Strader

October 19th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana (Online)

October 20th

The Shambhala Sadhana is an enriching practice that engages connection in this time of social distancing and isolation. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky (Online)

October 22nd—October 24th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness sharpens. We find the open clear sky of mind to be a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Can we trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment? Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

October 26th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: In Love with the World (Online)

with Laura Simms

October 26th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Joseph Mauricio

November 2nd

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Contentment In Everyday Life (Online)

November 3rd—December 8th

This course is a training in mindfulness and appreciation. By opening to our natural state of being, we begin to feel a simple worthiness that makes life less forced and more enjoyable. Continue »

Wisdom In Everyday Life (Online)

with Vegan Aharonian & Ashley Dinges

November 4th—December 9th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

November 4th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with P. Kevin Strader

November 9th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Ashley Dinges

November 16th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana (Online)

November 19th

The Shambhala Sadhana is an enriching practice that engages connection in this time of social distancing and isolation. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

November 23rd

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Thanksgiving and Nowness (Online)

with Irene Woodard

November 23rd

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with P. Kevin Strader

November 30th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

December 4th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Joseph Mauricio

December 7th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Seeing Things As They Are (Online)

with Anjie Cho

December 7th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with P. Kevin Strader

December 14th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana (Online)

December 19th

The Shambhala Sadhana is an enriching practice that engages connection in this time of social distancing and isolation. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Ashley Dinges

December 21st

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Homage to the Four Directions (Online)

with Lanny Harrison

December 21st

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

December 28th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »