Region: Northeast USA

Emotional Healing from Trauma: Lama Tsultrim Yeshe, James L. Knoll IV, MD, Trish Malone, and Kell Julliard

August 15, 2014toAugust 17, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Buddhism has a lot to say about suffering — its source, its cause, and how it can be relieved. This retreat, which combines knowledge gained from Western psychological science and Buddhist teachings, is designed to help people of all denominations recover from traumatic experiences Read More »

Week-long Meditation Teacher Training

August 16, 2014toAugust 22, 2014

New York City

The Interdependence Project offers its first week-long Meditation Teacher Training. This nonresidential daily retreat is an opportunity for meditation teachers of all traditions to further develop and deepen their ability to teach Read More »

Bearing Witness Day of Reflection at the Flight 93 Memorial

August 16, 2014

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Please join Zen Peacemaker minister Anthony Stultz for a Bearing Witness Day of Reflection at the Flight 93 Memorial and Memorial Chapel. Tony was a chaplain to the victim families of Flight 93 and, along with three other clergy, performed the burial at the national memorial in 2011 Read More »

Miraculous Expression

August 16, 2014toAugust 21, 2014

Bamboo-150x150Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Each moment, an invitation into the heart of the world is offered through the doors of the senses. Touching the heart of things, we enter intimately with our innate wisdom, love, and compassion. We discover these qualities as the basis for all life and entrust ourselves, with our entire being, to the path of Read More »

North American premiere of “Yartsa Rinpoche: Precious Caterpillar”

August 21, 2014toAugust 27, 2014

New York City

Cordyceps sinensis (in Tibetan, Yartsa-gunbu) has been called “Tibet’s golden worm” and “the Viagra of the Himalayas.” When it was discovered 30 years ago as a natural remedy, Read More »

Documentary screening: “Silent Holy Stones”

August 22, 2014
7:00 pmto9:15 pm

Silent holy stones_monkNew York City

It happens in just forty-eight hours: “Little Lama,” a ten-year-old Tibetan boy, who’s training to become a monk, returns home for New Year’s celebrations.

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Ten-Day Teaching: The Seven Points of Mind Training, with Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche

August 22, 2014toAugust 31, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

After finishing Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche’s “The Torch of Certainty” from last year, Rinpoche moves on to “The Seven Points of Mind Training,” written in the 11th Century by Geshe Chekawa Yeshe Dorje and based on the Lojong Read More »

New York premiere: “The Sun-Beaten Path”

August 23, 2014toAugust 30, 2014

STILL_SunBeatenPath_1New York City

This debut feature from Sonthar Gyal, the cinematographer of Silent Holy Stones, as well as Embrace, presents the story of a young man making a pilgrimage to Lhasa to overcome the guilt of causing a family member’s death. Read More »

Putting It All Together: The Fourth Foundation of Mindfulness

August 23, 2014toAugust 24, 2014

Gloria_AmbrosiaNew York City

With Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm

In the classical meditation instructions (found in the Satipatthana Sutta, M.10), the Buddha encouraged us to contemplate Read More »

North American premiere: “Nowhere to Call Home”

August 23, 2014toAugust 29, 2014


New York City

Widowed at twenty-eight, Tibetan farmer Zanta defies her tyrannical father-in-law and refuses to marry his other son. When Zanta’s in-laws won’t let her seven-year-old go to school, she flees to Beijing to become a street vendor. Read More »

North American premiere: “They Are 100 Years Old”

August 24, 2014toAugust 30, 2014


New York City

Touching, resonant, and playful in documentary form, this story explores the themes of reincarnation, religious belief, and a love that literally spans generations. Read More »

Documentary screening: “Summer Pasture”

August 25, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

STILL_SummerPasture_Locho_ties_up_yaks_for_the_nightNew York City

In recent years growing pressures from the outside world have posed unprecedented challenges for Tibetan nomads. Read More »

Documentary screening: “Daughters of Wisdom”

August 26, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

DOW-STILL1New York City

This intimate portrait of the lives of a rare sect of nuns of the Kala Ringo Monastery is shot in remote and rural Nangchen, Tibet. Read More »