Region: Northeast USA

The Art of Spiritual Leadership weekend retreat, with Karen Harris, M.Div., and Ryushin Sensei

April 18, 2014toApril 20, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

Being one with the sangha, with all sentient beings,
lead the people, lead the people…
How do you do it?
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Introduction to Sumi-e, with Keiji Shinohara

April 18, 2014toApril 20, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

Sumi-e is a style of black-and-white calligraphic ink painting that originated in China and eventually was introduced into Japan by Zen monks in the fourteenth century. Read More »

Buddha’s Forgotten Nuns: Screening and panel discussion

April 18, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Amma-Thanasanti-140x140th_Gina2-leftroshi-pat-140x140New York Insight Meditation Center
With Amma Thanasanti, Gina Sharpe, Roshi Enkyo

Ten years in the making, the documentary Buddha’s Forgotten Nuns explores the controversy in reviving the Theravadan order of Bhikkhunis created by the Buddha more than 2,500 years ago. Read More »

The Shape of Awake: A Posture Clinic for Meditators, with Hope Martin

April 19, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

hope martinBDZen Center of New York City

“To take this posture itself is the purpose of our practice. When you have this posture, you have the right state of mind,so there is no need to try to attain some special state.” Read More »

Mindfulness for Children and Parents: Six-week course

April 19, 2014toMay 17, 2014

New York City

Saturdays, 10:30 to 11:30 AM

This unique class has been developed to provide children and their parents opportunities to explore the concept and practice of mindfulness through a variety of experiential activities. Read More »

MBSR course at the Interdependence Project

April 20, 2014toMay 18, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City

Sundays, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

This spring, join IDP for our first Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, the eight-week series developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness. Read More »

Six-week course with Ethan Nichtern: Dealing with Emotions

April 21, 2014toMay 19, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City

Mondays, 7 to 9 pm

This wonderful new series will present an overview of Buddhist teachings on working skillfully to navigate various emotional states. From the standpoint of Buddhist wisdom, emotions are simply energy of the mind, which can be misunderstood and engaged in destructively, or can be utilized and harnessed to bring about Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

April 22, 2014toDecember 30, 2014

meditation_110New York City
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 »

Core Texts of Secular Buddhism: Nine-week class series

April 23, 2014toMay 28, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City

Wednesdays, 7 to 9 pm

Buddhism is a cumulative tradition, its practices and philosophies developed and expanded upon by generation after generation of teachers from all traditions. This unique multi-lineage course offers an understanding of the development Read More »

Mindfulness and Compassion: A Retreat for Couples

April 24, 2014toApril 27, 2014

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

In the urgency and speed of life, time squeezes our attention to the narrow band of to-do’s. What suffers is connection — to yourself and to others. Deliberately stepping away from the demands of your life and turning inward, you see and feel the effects your Read More »

Introduction to the Buddhist Philosophical Schools and Their Views of Reality

April 25, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

paul-hackett-april-2014-image-v1.1_410px-1 New York City

Understanding the disparity between how things exist and how we perceive them to exist is at the core of the teachings of the Buddha. To put it simply, we suffer because we misconceive reality. This is why, for over 2,500 years, scholars have been trying to understand exactly what this reality is.   Read More »

Vajrayana Path weekend retreat

April 25, 2014toApril 26, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City

Join Shastri Ethan Nichtern for this special weekend, which will provide a foundational understanding of the philosophy, psychology, and techniques of the Vajrayana tradition. He will present a public talk on Friday, followed by a day-long retreat on Saturday, during which he will introduce students to a short liturgical Read More »

Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche: 100 Verses of Advice by Padampa Sangye

April 25, 2014toApril 27, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, one of the greatest living Tibetan masters, teaches on Padampa Sangye, the 11th-century Indian master who traveled through India, China, and Tibet but settled in the Tibetan village of Tingri, where he taught people trying to lead a dharmic life in the everyday world. Read More »