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Upcoming Events

Jul
23
Sun
2017
10:00 am S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday
S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday
These regularly scheduled mornings begin with a guided meditation, sometimes followed by standing or walking meditation. There is a Dharma talk and often a question and answer period where attendees can inquire about practice. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned[...]
6:00 pm Dedicated Practice Sangha
Dedicated Practice Sangha
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are You Dedicated? If you are passionate about the Dharma, then the Sunday DP Sit is a perfect opportunity to deepen your practice. Sit, Walk, and Share with a friendly, peer-led group of practitioners with a variety of Vipassana, retreat and Dharma study experience. DEDICATED: adj: committed-devoted-sincere-enthusiastic Led by NYI Peer-Leaders. No instructions given. All[...]
6:00 pm Generation Meditation: Young Adults
Generation Meditation: Young Adults
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Generation Meditation: Young Adults @ New York | New York | United States
This community meets on Sunday evenings to meditate, discuss Buddhist teachings, and provide mutual support in applying these practices to the specific challenges of early adulthood. The gathering is participatory and casual. Possible discussion topics include career, relationships, money, and dealing with difficulties. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” –Jack[...]
Jul
24
Mon
2017
12:30 pm Living Urban Dharma: Monday Dayt...
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Dayt...
Jul 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Each meeting includes sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a group discussion. Dharma talks evolve out of the needs of the participants. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. For this event all donations[...]
2:00 pm Community Drop-In Hours
Community Drop-In Hours
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The center is open for community use Monday–Friday, 2–6pm. Read, relax, chat quietly with friends — enjoy beautiful peace in the city. The small room is available for meditation, the large room is available for reading and quiet conversation.
7:00 pm Brooklyn POC & Allies
Brooklyn POC & Allies
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
These sittings provide an opportunity for Sangha members in Brooklyn to sit together as people of color and allies for meditation, a Dharma talk, and discussion. Off-site Location: The Brooklyn Zen Center 505 Carroll St # 2A Brooklyn, NY 11215 (718) 701-1083 between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is[...]
7:00 pm Cancelled: Queens Sangha
Cancelled: Queens Sangha
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Queens Sangha is cancelled today.

Upcoming Special Events

What if Everything is Perfect Just as It Is

Saturday, July 22nd

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S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday

Sunday, July 23rd

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A Weekend of Service
Cleaning Days at NYI!!

July 28th & 29th

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Learn How to Meditate

Beginners Classes Every Tuesday Night

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Right Livelihood

Job Opening for the Executive Director Position

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Upcoming Events

Jul
23
Sun
2017
10:00 am S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday
S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday
These regularly scheduled mornings begin with a guided meditation, sometimes followed by standing or walking meditation. There is a Dharma talk and often a question and answer period where attendees can inquire about practice. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned[...]
6:00 pm Dedicated Practice Sangha
Dedicated Practice Sangha
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are You Dedicated? If you are passionate about the Dharma, then the Sunday DP Sit is a perfect opportunity to deepen your practice. Sit, Walk, and Share with a friendly, peer-led group of practitioners with a variety of Vipassana, retreat and Dharma study experience. DEDICATED: adj: committed-devoted-sincere-enthusiastic Led by NYI Peer-Leaders. No instructions given. All[...]
6:00 pm Generation Meditation: Young Adults
Generation Meditation: Young Adults
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Generation Meditation: Young Adults @ New York | New York | United States
This community meets on Sunday evenings to meditate, discuss Buddhist teachings, and provide mutual support in applying these practices to the specific challenges of early adulthood. The gathering is participatory and casual. Possible discussion topics include career, relationships, money, and dealing with difficulties. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” –Jack[...]
Jul
24
Mon
2017
12:30 pm Living Urban Dharma: Monday Dayt...
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Dayt...
Jul 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Each meeting includes sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a group discussion. Dharma talks evolve out of the needs of the participants. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. For this event all donations[...]
2:00 pm Community Drop-In Hours
Community Drop-In Hours
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The center is open for community use Monday–Friday, 2–6pm. Read, relax, chat quietly with friends — enjoy beautiful peace in the city. The small room is available for meditation, the large room is available for reading and quiet conversation.
7:00 pm Brooklyn POC & Allies
Brooklyn POC & Allies
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
These sittings provide an opportunity for Sangha members in Brooklyn to sit together as people of color and allies for meditation, a Dharma talk, and discussion. Off-site Location: The Brooklyn Zen Center 505 Carroll St # 2A Brooklyn, NY 11215 (718) 701-1083 between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is[...]
7:00 pm Cancelled: Queens Sangha
Cancelled: Queens Sangha
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Queens Sangha is cancelled today.
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