Region: Northeast USA


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 »

Weekend at a Buddhist Monastery, with Lama Karma Drodhul and KTD Staff

May 2, 2014toMay 4, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Aimed at people who want to learn more about the basics of Tibetan Buddhism, this program includes introductory classes, meditation instruction and practice, and one-on-one time with Lama Karma Drodhul, a Tibetan monk and spiritual teacher. While there are structured activities, you can design your Read More »

The Practice of Chenrezik and Million Mani Retreat, with Lama Kathy Wesley

May 2, 2014toMay 7, 2014

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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra

Chenrezik is the bodhisattva of compassion, beloved by Tibetans and accessible to all. His mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum, has the power to purify the six types of mental affliction and cultivate wisdom and compassion. Learn the practice of Chenrezik, then lend your energy to our annual Million Mani Retreat Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »