Calendar of Events 2017-05-04T08:10:42+00:00
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 1 @ 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.
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peer-led sittings include a guided meditation, a brief Dharma reading and time for peer discussion. Led by NYI Peer-Leaders Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $10 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. For this event all donations go to support NYI.
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 2 @ 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.
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Harlem Insight 10:00 am
Harlem Insight
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A team of Harlem teachers will offer a period of guided sitting meditation, a walking meditation (including walking outdoors, weather permitting) and a talk and discussion. No experience is necessary. Location: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church 521 West 126th Street New York, NY 10027 Enter the rectory building (the yellow house at the back of the[...]
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Beginners’ Workshop 1:00 pm
Beginners’ Workshop
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Beginners' Workshop @ New York | New York | United States
These comprehensive three-hour workshops will provide fundamental instruction in insight meditation. Emphasis is placed on the practices of sitting and walking meditation and developing mindfulness in daily life. Fee by donation, no pre-registration required: Suggested starting donation is $20 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack[...]
Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
Dedicated Practice Sangha
Jun 4 @ 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[...]
Generation Meditation: Young Adults 6:00 pm
Generation Meditation: Young Adults
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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[...]
Insight Dialogue 6:00 pm
Insight Dialogue
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice bringing the mindfulness and tranquility of silent meditation directly into our experience with other people. To learn more about the practice please visit http://www.metta.org. The evening begins with silent meditation practice, followed by gentle mindful movement, and then shifting into dyad practice where interpersonal mindfulness is explored with[...]
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Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
Jun 5 @ 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[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 5 @ 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.
Addiction & Recovery: The Buddha & Bill W. 7:00 pm
Addiction & Recovery: The Buddha & Bill W.
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Addiction & Recovery: The Buddha & Bill W. @ New York | New York | United States
2500 years ago the Buddha said craving and attachment is the cause of suffering. In the 1930’s Bill Wilson started the first Twelve-Step program that worked with a deep form of craving and suffering: addictions. In these monthly meetings, we explore the ways that Buddhism and the Steps support and complement each other and can[...]
Dharma² 7:00 pm
Dharma²
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dharma² @ New York | New York | United States
DHARMA² taps into the enormous power, wisdom and compassion that co-arises when to 2 or more people gather with the intention to be mindful. Every Monday we meditate in dialogue and reflect on Buddha’s teachings to gain insight into how relational suffering is created and how we can release this suffering. All are welcome! These[...]
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
This sitting group provides instruction in insight meditation and fosters mutual support and understanding among the growing community of people of color who find nourishment and inspiration in the practice. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is[...]
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You Are Not Your Pain 9:30 am
You Are Not Your Pain
Jun 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
You Are Not Your Pain
This 8-Week class is geared toward those who deal with persistent pain, illness or other conditions affecting one’s physical health. The curriculum was originally developed by Vidyamala Burch, founder of Breathworks in England. While it is in some ways similar to the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction class developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn it is much more[...]
Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice @ New York | New York | United States
This sitting group meets every Tuesday afternoon and is a continuation of the course where we focused on aging as a spiritual practice and source of great wisdom. Open to all levels of practice and all interested persons, there is no age barrier! Pre-registration is not required. Each meeting includes sitting and walking meditation, a[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 6 @ 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.
Brooklyn Sangha 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Sangha
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Led by NYI Teachers or Peer-Leaders, these sittings provide an opportunity for Sangha members in Brooklyn to meet for meditation, a Dharma exploration and discussion to address practice issues. Every third Tuesday is a teacher-led sitting. Off-site Location: NikosKids 386 First Street (between 6th and 7th avenues) Park Slope, Brooklyn Fee by donation: Suggested starting[...]
Integrated Orientation for Beginners 7:00 pm
Integrated Orientation for Beginners
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
As part of the Tuesday evening sit, beginners have the opportunity for beginning meditation instruction, questions, and discussion from 7:00—8:00pm in the small room on the 10th Fl. Attendees can then join the teacher-led sit for a Dharma talk and discussion until 9:00pm in the larger room. No registration required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting[...]
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit 7:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
These teacher-led sittings provide an opportunity for the Sangha to meet with NYI teachers for meditation, a Dharma talk and dialogue to address practice issues. 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[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 7 @ 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.
Eco Sangha 7:00 pm
Eco Sangha
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NYI Eco Sangha is creating its own spirit and form, and welcomes all dharma fellows who have keen interest in combining their Dharma practice and studies with the environment. We intend to create a community that engages in spiritual activism as a response to the social and environmental challenges that we currently face. Group meetings include sitting[...]
New Jersey Sangha 7:00 pm
New Jersey Sangha
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
New York Insight is delighted to announce our New Jersey Sangha, led by NYI Co-Founder Joseph Schmidt. These weekly sittings provide an opportunity for sangha members in New Jersey to meet for meditation, a Dharma reading, and discussion. Off-site Location: Ridgewood United Methodist Church 100 Dayton St., Ridgewood, NJ Enter the administration building to the[...]
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training 7:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training @ New York | New York | United States
As a part of a new initiative in becoming more responsive to climate change, New York Insight is hosting an opportunity to grow an EcoSangha in New York City by taking One EarthSangha’s EcoSattva Training course together. Expressing a Buddhist response to climate change and other threats to our one home—Earth—this online course for aspiring[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 8 @ 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.
Deepen, Soften, Open, Ease…How To Meet What Comes Up In Practice, In Life: A four-week course for graduates of MBSR 6:30 pm
Deepen, Soften, Open, Ease…How To Meet What Comes Up In Practice, In Life: A four-week course for graduates of MBSR
Jun 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Deepen, Soften, Open, Ease…How To Meet What Comes Up In Practice, In Life: A four-week course for graduates of MBSR
(*) Please note that this class is full. We are no longer accepting registrations. A four-week course for graduates of MBSR to enhance the skills of working with what’s difficult, uncomfortable, unpleasant. How can we relax into what’s arising right now rather than struggle with it, try to fix it, or rush past it? It[...]
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peer-led sittings include a guided meditation, a brief Dharma reading and time for peer discussion. Led by NYI Peer-Leaders Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $10 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. For this event all donations go to support NYI.
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Daylong 9:30 am
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Daylong
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Daylong
Have you taken an MBSR course at New York Insight Meditation Center? Would you like to spend time in community with teachers to help you refine your skills of mindfulness? This MBSR Daylong is for you! Practicing with other MBSR alumni and those currently taking the course, you will have a day to focus on[...]
Harlem Insight 10:00 am
Harlem Insight
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A team of Harlem teachers will offer a period of guided sitting meditation, a walking meditation (including walking outdoors, weather permitting) and a talk and discussion. No experience is necessary. Location: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church 521 West 126th Street New York, NY 10027 Enter the rectory building (the yellow house at the back of the[...]
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S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday 10:00 am
S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday
Jun 11 @ 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[...]
Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
Dedicated Practice Sangha
Jun 11 @ 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[...]
Generation Meditation: Young Adults 6:00 pm
Generation Meditation: Young Adults
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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[...]
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Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
Jun 12 @ 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[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 12 @ 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.
Brooklyn POC & Allies 7:00 pm
Brooklyn POC & Allies
Jun 12 @ 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[...]
Dharma² 7:00 pm
Dharma²
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dharma² @ New York | New York | United States
DHARMA² taps into the enormous power, wisdom and compassion that co-arises when to 2 or more people gather with the intention to be mindful. Every Monday we meditate in dialogue and reflect on Buddha’s teachings to gain insight into how relational suffering is created and how we can release this suffering. All are welcome! These[...]
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
This sitting group provides instruction in insight meditation and fosters mutual support and understanding among the growing community of people of color who find nourishment and inspiration in the practice. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is[...]
Queens Sangha 7:00 pm
Queens Sangha
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
These sittings provide an opportunity for Sangha members in Queens to meet for meditation, a Dharma talk, and discussion. Off-site Location: Church hall of the First Presbyterian Church of Forest Hills 7035 112th St. Entrance on 112th St. between 71st Ave. & 70th Rd. (north side of Queens Blvd.) Mondays, twice a month Fee by[...]
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Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice @ New York | New York | United States
This sitting group meets every Tuesday afternoon and is a continuation of the course where we focused on aging as a spiritual practice and source of great wisdom. Open to all levels of practice and all interested persons, there is no age barrier! Pre-registration is not required. Each meeting includes sitting and walking meditation, a[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 13 @ 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.
Brooklyn Sangha 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Sangha
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Led by NYI Teachers or Peer-Leaders, these sittings provide an opportunity for Sangha members in Brooklyn to meet for meditation, a Dharma exploration and discussion to address practice issues. Every third Tuesday is a teacher-led sitting. Off-site Location: NikosKids 386 First Street (between 6th and 7th avenues) Park Slope, Brooklyn Fee by donation: Suggested starting[...]
Integrated Orientation for Beginners 7:00 pm
Integrated Orientation for Beginners
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
As part of the Tuesday evening sit, beginners have the opportunity for beginning meditation instruction, questions, and discussion from 7:00—8:00pm in the small room on the 10th Fl. Attendees can then join the teacher-led sit for a Dharma talk and discussion until 9:00pm in the larger room. No registration required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting[...]
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit 7:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
These teacher-led sittings provide an opportunity for the Sangha to meet with NYI teachers for meditation, a Dharma talk and dialogue to address practice issues. 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[...]
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Interpersonal Mindfulness 9:30 am
Interpersonal Mindfulness
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Interpersonal Mindfulness @ New York | New York | United States
This class is based upon the practice of Insight Dialogue and was developed over a period of 10 years. It is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Metta Programs. Important Note: The Orientation Session (this is the[...]
Interpersonal Mindfulness Orientation 9:30 am
Interpersonal Mindfulness Orientation
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Interpersonal Mindfulness Orientation @ New York | New York | United States
This is the required Orientation class for the Interpersonal Mindfulness Course. It is for all people who wish to take the Interpersonal Mindfulness Course as well as those interested in learning about this course and want to attend an orientation prior to signing up for the course. To sign up for the Interpersonal Mindfulness Course,[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 14 @ 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.
Event Volunteer Training 6:30 pm
Event Volunteer Training
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Become an EVENT VOLUNTEER! Through volunteering: you enter a path of service where your service is your practice and your practice is service build a greater sense of sangha serve your local Dharma community practice generosity deepen your practice by exploring relationships between you and others get to the center on a regular basis Location:[...]
Eco Sangha 7:00 pm
Eco Sangha
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NYI Eco Sangha is creating its own spirit and form, and welcomes all dharma fellows who have keen interest in combining their Dharma practice and studies with the environment. We intend to create a community that engages in spiritual activism as a response to the social and environmental challenges that we currently face. Group meetings include sitting[...]
Insight Meditation 101: Six-Week Beginners’ Course 7:00 pm
Insight Meditation 101: Six-Week Beginners’ Course
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Insight Meditation 101: Six-Week Beginners' Course
This course will provide fundamental instruction in insight meditation. Emphasis is placed on the practices of sitting and walking meditation and developing mindfulness in daily life. Explanation and discussion of the teachings central to insight meditation are part of each class. The course is appropriate for beginners as well as experienced meditators who wish to[...]
New Jersey Sangha 7:00 pm
New Jersey Sangha
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
New York Insight is delighted to announce our New Jersey Sangha, led by NYI Co-Founder Joseph Schmidt. These weekly sittings provide an opportunity for sangha members in New Jersey to meet for meditation, a Dharma reading, and discussion. Off-site Location: Ridgewood United Methodist Church 100 Dayton St., Ridgewood, NJ Enter the administration building to the[...]
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training 7:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training @ New York | New York | United States
As a part of a new initiative in becoming more responsive to climate change, New York Insight is hosting an opportunity to grow an EcoSangha in New York City by taking One EarthSangha’s EcoSattva Training course together. Expressing a Buddhist response to climate change and other threats to our one home—Earth—this online course for aspiring[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 15 @ 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.
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peer-led sittings include a guided meditation, a brief Dharma reading and time for peer discussion. Led by NYI Peer-Leaders Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $10 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. For this event all donations go to support NYI.
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Dharma & Sangha: Potluck Nights 7:00 pm
Dharma & Sangha: Potluck Nights
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
These monthly community gatherings include a guided meditation followed by a community meal. The potluck sittings provide an opportunity to meet like-minded people in an open and welcoming space. Some months include film screenings, music or other artistic sharing. Spiritual Friends are the whole of holy life. – The Buddha Please bring a vegetarian offering[...]
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Harlem Insight 10:00 am
Harlem Insight
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A team of Harlem teachers will offer a period of guided sitting meditation, a walking meditation (including walking outdoors, weather permitting) and a talk and discussion. No experience is necessary. Location: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church 521 West 126th Street New York, NY 10027 Enter the rectory building (the yellow house at the back of the[...]
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Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
Dedicated Practice Sangha
Jun 18 @ 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[...]
Generation Meditation: Young Adults 6:00 pm
Generation Meditation: Young Adults
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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[...]
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Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
Jun 19 @ 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[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 19 @ 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.
Dharma² 7:00 pm
Dharma²
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dharma² @ New York | New York | United States
DHARMA² taps into the enormous power, wisdom and compassion that co-arises when to 2 or more people gather with the intention to be mindful. Every Monday we meditate in dialogue and reflect on Buddha’s teachings to gain insight into how relational suffering is created and how we can release this suffering. All are welcome! These[...]
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
This sitting group provides instruction in insight meditation and fosters mutual support and understanding among the growing community of people of color who find nourishment and inspiration in the practice. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is[...]
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Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice @ New York | New York | United States
This sitting group meets every Tuesday afternoon and is a continuation of the course where we focused on aging as a spiritual practice and source of great wisdom. Open to all levels of practice and all interested persons, there is no age barrier! Pre-registration is not required. Each meeting includes sitting and walking meditation, a[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 20 @ 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.
Brooklyn Sangha 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Sangha
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Led by NYI Teachers or Peer-Leaders, these sittings provide an opportunity for Sangha members in Brooklyn to meet for meditation, a Dharma exploration and discussion to address practice issues. Every third Tuesday is a teacher-led sitting. Off-site Location: NikosKids 386 First Street (between 6th and 7th avenues) Park Slope, Brooklyn Fee by donation: Suggested starting[...]
Integrated Orientation for Beginners 7:00 pm
Integrated Orientation for Beginners
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
As part of the Tuesday evening sit, beginners have the opportunity for beginning meditation instruction, questions, and discussion from 7:00—8:00pm in the small room on the 10th Fl. Attendees can then join the teacher-led sit for a Dharma talk and discussion until 9:00pm in the larger room. No registration required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting[...]
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit 7:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
These teacher-led sittings provide an opportunity for the Sangha to meet with NYI teachers for meditation, a Dharma talk and dialogue to address practice issues. 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[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 21 @ 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.
Cancelled: Eco Sangha 7:00 pm
Cancelled: Eco Sangha
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Eco Sangha sit is cancelled tonight and will return next week.
New Jersey Sangha 7:00 pm
New Jersey Sangha
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
New York Insight is delighted to announce our New Jersey Sangha, led by NYI Co-Founder Joseph Schmidt. These weekly sittings provide an opportunity for sangha members in New Jersey to meet for meditation, a Dharma reading, and discussion. Off-site Location: Ridgewood United Methodist Church 100 Dayton St., Ridgewood, NJ Enter the administration building to the[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 22 @ 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.
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peer-led sittings include a guided meditation, a brief Dharma reading and time for peer discussion. Led by NYI Peer-Leaders Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $10 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. For this event all donations go to support NYI.
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Managing Expectations: A Mindful Approach 7:00 pm
Managing Expectations: A Mindful Approach
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Managing Expectations: A Mindful Approach
This is a discussion and book signing event with George Pitagorsky. George’s new book, Managing Expectations: A Mindful Approach to Achieving Success, provides a compassionate, practical process for setting and satisfying expectations. If you are going to have expectations or be in relationships with others who have them, it is best to work with them[...]
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Mineral Springs Falls Meditative Hike – Lakes, A Waterfall, and Unique Flora 8:15 am
Mineral Springs Falls Meditative Hike – Lakes, A Waterfall, and Unique Flora
Jun 24 @ 8:15 am – 6:30 pm
Mineral Springs Falls Meditative Hike – Lakes, A Waterfall, and Unique Flora @ Black Rock Forest
Join us on a meditative hike through Black Rock Forest, a hidden gem in the Hudson Valley that’s home to unique ecosystems. Our hike begins as we pass Mineral Springs Falls and hike along the spring as we head uphill. After our first tough climb, we’ll pass by Jupiter’s Boulder and soon a break will[...]
Day of Silence 10:00 am
Day of Silence
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day of Silence @ New York | New York | United States
The retreat day will be one of noble silence for those who want to deepen their practice. It will include sitting, walking, and select inspirational readings for contemplation. Individual interviews will be available. It is suggested that participants bring their lunch to maintain the meditative atmosphere and concentration. “Your worst enemy cannot harm you as[...]
Harlem Insight 10:00 am
Harlem Insight
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A team of Harlem teachers will offer a period of guided sitting meditation, a walking meditation (including walking outdoors, weather permitting) and a talk and discussion. No experience is necessary. Location: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church 521 West 126th Street New York, NY 10027 Enter the rectory building (the yellow house at the back of the[...]
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S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday 10:00 am
S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday
Jun 25 @ 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[...]
Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
Dedicated Practice Sangha
Jun 25 @ 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[...]
Generation Meditation: Young Adults 6:00 pm
Generation Meditation: Young Adults
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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[...]
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Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
Jun 26 @ 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[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 26 @ 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.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation 6:30 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation @ New York | New York | United States
(*) This event is currently full and unable to accept any additional registrations. Attend a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation for Free! If you are curious about MBSR and would like to learn more prior to registering, submit an RSVP here to attend the orientation. Registration for the orientation does not guarantee that there will[...]
Brooklyn POC & Allies 7:00 pm
Brooklyn POC & Allies
Jun 26 @ 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[...]
Dharma² 7:00 pm
Dharma²
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dharma² @ New York | New York | United States
DHARMA² taps into the enormous power, wisdom and compassion that co-arises when to 2 or more people gather with the intention to be mindful. Every Monday we meditate in dialogue and reflect on Buddha’s teachings to gain insight into how relational suffering is created and how we can release this suffering. All are welcome! These[...]
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
This sitting group provides instruction in insight meditation and fosters mutual support and understanding among the growing community of people of color who find nourishment and inspiration in the practice. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is[...]
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Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice @ New York | New York | United States
This sitting group meets every Tuesday afternoon and is a continuation of the course where we focused on aging as a spiritual practice and source of great wisdom. Open to all levels of practice and all interested persons, there is no age barrier! Pre-registration is not required. Each meeting includes sitting and walking meditation, a[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 27 @ 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.
Brooklyn Sangha 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Sangha
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Led by NYI Teachers or Peer-Leaders, these sittings provide an opportunity for Sangha members in Brooklyn to meet for meditation, a Dharma exploration and discussion to address practice issues. Every third Tuesday is a teacher-led sitting. Off-site Location: NikosKids 386 First Street (between 6th and 7th avenues) Park Slope, Brooklyn Fee by donation: Suggested starting[...]
Integrated Orientation for Beginners 7:00 pm
Integrated Orientation for Beginners
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
As part of the Tuesday evening sit, beginners have the opportunity for beginning meditation instruction, questions, and discussion from 7:00—8:00pm in the small room on the 10th Fl. Attendees can then join the teacher-led sit for a Dharma talk and discussion until 9:00pm in the larger room. No registration required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting[...]
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit 7:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
These teacher-led sittings provide an opportunity for the Sangha to meet with NYI teachers for meditation, a Dharma talk and dialogue to address practice issues. 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[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 28 @ 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.
Eco Sangha 7:00 pm
Eco Sangha
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NYI Eco Sangha is creating its own spirit and form, and welcomes all dharma fellows who have keen interest in combining their Dharma practice and studies with the environment. We intend to create a community that engages in spiritual activism as a response to the social and environmental challenges that we currently face. Group meetings include sitting[...]
Insight OUT Refuge: LGBTQI Sangha 7:00 pm
Insight OUT Refuge: LGBTQI Sangha
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Insight OUT Refuge: LGBTQI Sangha @ New York | New York | United States
What does pride mean in our lives? How do we express pride? Come join us for an LGBTQI community event during Pride month at NYI. The evening will begin with meditation and an opportunity to manifest your expression of pride with crafts. We will continue with a short film screening, and progress to a potluck.[...]
New Jersey Sangha 7:00 pm
New Jersey Sangha
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
New York Insight is delighted to announce our New Jersey Sangha, led by NYI Co-Founder Joseph Schmidt. These weekly sittings provide an opportunity for sangha members in New Jersey to meet for meditation, a Dharma reading, and discussion. Off-site Location: Ridgewood United Methodist Church 100 Dayton St., Ridgewood, NJ Enter the administration building to the[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jun 29 @ 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.
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peer-led sittings include a guided meditation, a brief Dharma reading and time for peer discussion. Led by NYI Peer-Leaders Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $10 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. For this event all donations go to support NYI.
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