Region: Northeast USA


Attachments as Addiction: Exploring Spiritual Power, with Shugen Sensei

May 3, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

addictionBDZen Center of New York City

All our attachments are attempts to find satisfaction by depending on something outside of ourselves. Inherently unstable and unsustainable, such attachments are always accompanied Read More »

KTD’s 2nd Annual Stupa Pilgrimage, with Lama Kathy Wesley

May 15, 2014toMay 18, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

A stupa (or choten, in Tibetan) is a sacred Buddhist monument containing relics of enlightened masters. It is said to bless on sight, by touch, through recollection, and is a perfect object for offering and making aspirations. Join us for an outer and inner journey of pilgrimage to 12 stupas in upstate New York. Read More »

Play and Freedom: A Retreat in Watercolors, with Jon J Muth

May 16, 2014toMay 18, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

paint silence. paint luminosity. paint flight. paint melody. paint the apple.

As children, we all start drawing and painting by making marks of some kind to help describe and discover the world. Read More »

Intermediate Kyudo: The Way of the Bow, with Lj and Jack Stewart

May 16, 2014toMay 18, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

This retreat is designed to further the study of any student who has learned Shichi Do — the seven coordinations — at the Monastery or elsewhere. Read More »

Thoughts of Nonthinking: Dogen’s Teachings on Meditation, with Kanpu Bret W. Davis

May 17, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

think-nonthinkingBDZen Center of New York City

Dogen stands out in the Zen tradition for two reasons that one might think contradict each other. On the one hand, more than anyone else in the tradition, he stresses the importance Read More »

Single Sufficient Virtue: A Mahamudra Transmission, with Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche

May 23, 2014toMay 25, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Receiving Mahamudra instructions from a master can bless, inform, and energize one’s practice. Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche gives the reading transmission and commentary for a rare Mahamudra instruction written by the 1st Kalu Rinpoche, a 20th-century Mahamudra master. Read More »

Freedom in Motion: Yoga as Embodied Prayer

May 29, 2014toJune 1, 2014

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

What are the qualities and training methods that can fortify our mind and channel our energy to encounter life’s challenges? In this weekend retreat we will learn the opening moves of Read More »

Kagyu Ngondro Retreat, with Lama Karma Drodhul

May 30, 2014toJune 1, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Ngondro is the special preliminary practice for Mahamudra meditation, requiring commitment and support. This retreat includes instructions for beginners and all levels, and leaves plenty of time for teachings, practice, and questions.
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The Art of Making a True Move: A weekend with Arawana Hayashi

May 30, 2014toMay 31, 2014

The Interdependence Project
New York City

Committing to making a difference means embarking on a life-long journey of personal and social transformation. From intention to impactful, sustainable action, there are many steps to be taken and many aspects to be considered: Read More »

Sacred Objects: A Field Trip, with Shugen Sensei and Ikumi Kamanishi

May 31, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

met field tripBDZen Center of New York City

Students of Buddhism are familiar with Buddhist altars and their various images of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, real and symbolic figures of awakened wisdom and compassion. Read More »

This Precious Life: Family Day at KTD, with Lama Karma Drodhul

June 1, 2014
10:00 amto3:00 pm

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

The next Bodhi Kids free Family Day at KTD will be Sunday, June 1, 2014, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Our beloved (and fun) Lama Karma Drodhul will teach the families. The day’s theme is “This Precious Life.” Read More »

Compassion and its Shadows: The Work of Opening the Heart

June 6, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Many of us were first drawn to spirituality, and specifically to Buddhism, by it vision and descriptions of the warm, inclusive, and awakened Read More »

Introduction to the Art of Noh, with Richard Emmert

June 6, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

Noh, a 600-year-old traditional stage art of Japan, combines highly stylized elements of dance, chant, and music. Requiring intense inner concentration and physical discipline, Read More »