Region: Northeast USA


Understanding Karma and Transforming Habitual Patterns

September 29, 2014toOctober 20, 2014

New York City

Mondays, 7 to 9 pm

Please join IDP founder and senior teacher Ethan Nichtern for an in-depth look at how a true understanding of karma can aid in the transformation of our repetitive patterns and bring a deeper meaning to our lives and the lives of others. Read More »

Becoming Your Own Therapist: A weekly opportunity to practice meditation

September 30, 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 »

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

October 1, 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 »

Create a Better World Using the Buddhist Way, with Khenpo Tenkyong

October 3, 2014toOctober 5, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Our beautiful Mother Earth is essential to our existence. Khenpo Tenkyong’s first teaching at KTD is  based on Karmapa’s book The Heart Is Noble, which invites us to create a global community based on compassion. Khenpo Tenkyong offers practical suggestions on how each individual can bring this world Read More »

Elements of Wholeness: A Healing Art Workshop in Four Parts

October 5, 2014toOctober 26, 2014

Eagleville, PA

This 4-part workshop, led by art therapists Sondra Rosenberg and Lori Lamont, will take participants on a journey of deep reflection and healing, using the wheel of elements as our guide. We will utilize art-making, writing, discussion, movement, and meditation practices. Our first session will begin with the Northern feminine Read More »

Phowa Retreat, with Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche and Lama Tashi Dondup

October 10, 2014toOctober 15, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

This very special retreat on the transference of consciousness at the time of death can only be attended by those who have accumulated 600,000 recitations of the Amitabha mantra, received the Amitabha empowerment, and received the reading transmission for the short or long Amitabha puja. Read More »

Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour

October 17, 2014toOctober 19, 2014

maitreya_150New York City

On October 17-19 at Tibet House, Shantideva Meditation Center will host the​ ​Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour, a free public exhibition of ancient and sacred relics of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni and many other great Buddhist masters from India, Tibet, Korea, and China. 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 »

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

November 1, 2014
9:00 amto2:00 pm
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, BGR Chairperson, will be our Walk Leader. This year we will enjoy walking a few city blocks to end the walk at a local venue (Holy Trinity Church, 213 W 82nd St) where a free sponsored lunch will be served. You also have the option of a 3.5 mile walk if you choose not to join us for lunch, but instead end your walk where it began. The pre-walk Moving Meditation has been quite popular in the past three years, so come early and join in if you can! We look forward to seeing you.

9:00 am: Wake up with 8-Form Moving Meditation (until 9:45 am)
9:15 am: Check-in begins
10:00 am: Walk begins
11:45 am: Lunch, Dharma Speaker Program, and Raffle (until about 1:45 pm)

All proceeds will go towards grants by Buddhist Global Relief (BGR) that go to partner organizations that give vital food aid and promote greater food productivity in communities across the globe. A portion of the proceeds of this walk will go to a local NYC Food Pantry. A contribution will also go to the Church venue we will be attending for lunch for their Food Pantry.

For more information, please contact:
Edwin Dominguez :718-822-1300, nymonopoly@me.com
Arielle DeSoucey : Arielle.desoucey@gmail.com

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 »

Walk to Feed the Hungry – Willington, CT

November 9, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm
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. Please join us for walking meditation to Feed the Hungry. Also, enjoy the time for meeting with friends and sharing acts of generosity and love.

Schedule of Events
9:30-10:00 registration
10-11:00 walking meditation
11:00-11:30 Dharma talk and sharing
11:30 light potluck lunch

Please join us by registering, raising funds, donating or volunteering!
Registration and Fundraising
For a video walk-through of online registration and fundraising page creation, check out: http://firstgiving.wistia.com/medias/682702e826
You can watch Bikkhu Bodhi’s video about this year’s Walks here: http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UB2RxaWcO4&feature=youtu.be

For more information, please contact Alison Zhou at (860) 877-3318 or yh.alisonzhou@gmail.com.