Region: Northeast USA

Freedom Every Day: Walking with Compassion and Wisdom on the Eightfold Path

October 22, 2014toOctober 29, 2014

New York City

 Wednesdays, 7 to 9 pm

This special new series will explore how wisdom and compassion are emphasized and developed within each branch of the eightfold path, and provide a multilineage perspective on how to skillfully practice and live according to these Read More »

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness: October weekend retreat at The Interdependence Project

October 24, 2014toOctober 26, 2014

New York City

The Satipatthana Sutta, the Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, is a foundational teaching from the Buddha from which all modern practices of mindfulness are derived. The instructions given in this teaching on the practice of mindfulness meditation are presented systematically in a clear and comprehensible way that requires no special knowledge or prior experience. Read More »

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche: Confusion Arises as Wisdom — Gampopa’s Heart Advice on the Path of Mahamudra

October 24, 2014toOctober 26, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

According to the Mahamudra view, confusion arises as wisdom when we are able to perceive the emptiness of all phenomena. This teaching is based on “Gampopa’s Great Teachings to the Assembly,” a 12th-century text with clear, precise instructions on realizing the true nature of reality. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche Read More »

Dharma and Racism: Healing Self, Healing Other — Workshop at Village Zendo

October 25, 2014
9:30 amto1:00 pm

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Led by Hoshi Deirdre Eisho Peterson

In this workshop we will look deeply at our experience of racism — our conditioning (both personal and societal) and how that manifests in our lives today. Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

October 28, 2014toDecember 30, 2014

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Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30 pm

Whether you aspire to take a break from the hectic pace of urban life, want to learn simple meditation techniques, or wish to benefit from the collective energy of practicing with a group, please join us for “Becoming Your Own Therapist” — Shantideva Read More »

The Parinirvana of the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa

October 31, 2014
10:00 am

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

To commemorate the passing of His Holiness the 16th Karmapa, we perform a Karma Pakshi Guru Yoga and Tsok offering in the morning.

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Walk to Feed the Hungry: New York City

November 1, 2014
9:00 amto2:00 pm

Join us in NYC for a wonderful mix of Friends, Dharma, and Right Cause! The NYC Walk to Feed the Hungry will begin at the North Lawn. Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, Buddhist Global Relief chairperson, will be our Walk Leader. Read More »

Transcending Tibet: A Preview Exhibition

November 6, 2014toDecember 4, 2014

Truest Version, Rabkar WangchukNew York City

Join us this fall for a contemporary Tibetan art exhibition –
a special first look at the work of eleven of Transcending Tibet‘s participating artists. Traveling from Nepal, Italy, Switzerland, Amsterdam, and Queens, these artists Read More »

Buddhist Contemplative Care Symposium 2014

November 6, 2014toNovember 9, 2014

Garrison, NY

Communication & Interpersonal Relationship within Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Meditation and mindfulness techniques are now the new best practices for palliative and end-of-life care practitioners to help their patients alleviate pain and suffering. Visionary medical leaders including Dr. Diane Meier, Dr. Ira Byock, and Dr. Rita Charon will join Buddhist teachers Robert Chodo Campbell and Koshin Paley Ellison Read More »

White Tara Teaching and Retreat with White Tara Empowerment

November 7, 2014toNovember 12, 2014

Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

White Tara is known for compassion, long life, healing, and serenity. If done with sincerity and devotion, the White Tara practice can lead to the experience of perfect awakening. Lama Lodro Lhamo teaches on the text, ritual, chanting, music, and tormas Friday through Sunday and leads practice Read More »

Zen Poetry: True Expressions Through Reading and Writing, at Village Zendo

November 8, 2014
10:00 amto5:00 pm

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A workshop with Roshi Enkyo O’Hara

In this day-long workshop, Roshi Enkyo O’Hara will lead the group in appreciating and responding to poetry with Zen themes, from ancient times to right now. Read More »

Walk to Feed the Hungry: Willington, CT

November 9, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

On Sunday, November 9, we are having our third annual Buddhist Global Relief Hunger Walk in Connecticut. This year, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, founder and chairman of BGR, and Ven. Ajahn Bounlieng, Abbot of Wat Lao Lane Xang Temple, will lead the Walk.

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Leigh Miller in Conversation with the Artists

November 12, 2014
6:30 pmto8:30 pm

Holographic Bodhisattva, Kesang Lamdark

As part of our contemporary Tibetan art preview exhibition, Transcending Tibet, we invite you to join us for a talk with eight of the participating artists, moderated by contemporary Tibetan art scholar Leigh Miller. Traveling from Nepal, Italy, Switzerland, Amsterdam, and Queens, these artists will discuss everything from their unconventional choices of Read More »