Programs

 

Weekly Dharma Gathering: Sadness-Joy: The Warrior’s Heart

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

June 18th

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 »

BIPOC Sitting Group

with Dr. Shanté Smalls, Naoko Kojima, Joy Gutierrez

June 18th

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

Community Gathering with the Interim Governing Council

June 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 »

Race, Racism & Racial Inequality Group

June 29th

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 reflection, sharing, and discussion on the issues of race Continue »

Profound Treasury Book Club

with Michele Laporte

June 30th

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 »

Weekly Dharma Gathering

July 9th

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 »

Conversations on Patriarchy for Women and Non-Binary Group

with Naoko Kojima & Alison Pepper

July 10th

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 »

BIPOC Sitting Group

with Dr. Shanté Smalls, Naoko Kojima, Joy Gutierrez

July 18th

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

BIPOC Retreat: Encountering Basic Goodness

with Dr. Shanté Smalls, Naoko Kojima, Brandon Sloan

July 19th—July 21st

Held at Sky Lake Lodge, weekend retreat will include meditation, contemplation, discussion, and movement. Open to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color with all levels of meditation experience, from any tradition. Continue »

Race, Racism & Racial Inequality Group

July 24th

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 reflection, sharing, and discussion on the issues of race Continue »