Calendar of Events 2017-05-04T08:10:42+00:00
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Harlem Insight 10:00 am
Harlem Insight
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 2 @ 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[...]
Cancelled: Generation Meditation & Insight Dialogue 7:00 pm
Cancelled: Generation Meditation & Insight Dialogue
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Generation Meditation & Insight Dialogue are cancelled cancelled due to the July 4th holiday.
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Cancelled: Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Cancelled: Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
Jul 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
The Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit is cancelled today due to the July 4th holiday.
Cancelled: Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Cancelled: Community Drop-In Hours
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours are cancelled today due to the July 4th holiday.
Addiction & Recovery: The Buddha & Bill W. 6:00 pm
Addiction & Recovery: The Buddha & Bill W.
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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[...]
Cancelled: Dharma² 7:00 pm
Cancelled: Dharma²
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DHARMA² is cancelled due to the July 4th holiday.
Cancelled: People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
Cancelled: People of Color Sangha
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
People of Color Sangha is cancelled due to the July 4th holiday.
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No Events at NYI Today
No Events at NYI Today
Jul 4 all-day
There are no events scheduled today due to the holiday. Wishing everyone a happy and safe 4th of July.
Cancelled: Brooklyn Sangha 7:00 pm
Cancelled: Brooklyn Sangha
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
No Brooklyn Sangha sitting this week due to the July 4th holiday.
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
Jul 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.
Eco Sangha 7:00 pm
Eco Sangha
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The New York Insight Eco Sangha seeks to bring Buddhist principles and practices to bear, in endeavoring to create and maintain an environment that supports the flourishing of all beings. Peer-led weekly group meetings include sitting meditation, dharma discussion, and planning for social action, with occasional guest speakers included in our programming. Please join us,[...]
New Jersey Sangha 7:00 pm
New Jersey Sangha
Jul 5 @ 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
Jul 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.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Intensive 6:30 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Intensive
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Intensive
This Intensive MBSR class meets twice weekly plus one full day over 4 weeks and includes the same materials and training as the standard 8-week format but in a condensed time period. New York Insight offers on-going classes in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), the ground-breaking and time-tested, scientifically researched program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn[...]
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jul 6 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 9 @ 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
Jul 9 @ 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
Jul 9 @ 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[...]
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Cancelled: Insight Meditation 101: Six-Week Beginners’ Course 10:00 am
Cancelled: Insight Meditation 101: Six-Week Beginners’ Course
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Insight Meditation 101: Six-Week Beginners’ Course has been cancelled.
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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[...]
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 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.
Eco Sangha 7:00 pm
Eco Sangha
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The New York Insight Eco Sangha seeks to bring Buddhist principles and practices to bear, in endeavoring to create and maintain an environment that supports the flourishing of all beings. Peer-led weekly group meetings include sitting meditation, dharma discussion, and planning for social action, with occasional guest speakers included in our programming. Please join us,[...]
New Jersey Sangha 7:00 pm
New Jersey Sangha
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul 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.
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jul 13 @ 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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Day of Silence 10:00 am
Day of Silence
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 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[...]
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Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 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.
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 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.
Eco Sangha 7:00 pm
Eco Sangha
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The New York Insight Eco Sangha seeks to bring Buddhist principles and practices to bear, in endeavoring to create and maintain an environment that supports the flourishing of all beings. Peer-led weekly group meetings include sitting meditation, dharma discussion, and planning for social action, with occasional guest speakers included in our programming. Please join us,[...]
New Jersey Sangha 7:00 pm
New Jersey Sangha
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 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.
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jul 20 @ 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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Harlem Insight 10:00 am
Harlem Insight
Jul 22 @ 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[...]
What if Everything is Perfect Just as It Is 10:00 am
What if Everything is Perfect Just as It Is
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
What if Everything is Perfect Just as It Is
How often have you experienced the mind’s dissatisfaction with the way things are, its wailing for things to be different? How often have you allowed aversion to turn you away from what is right in front of you, or let the desire for pleasure override your best intentions, or some other variation of the attempt[...]
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S.O.S.—Sitting On Sunday 10:00 am
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[...]
Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
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[...]
Generation Meditation: Young Adults 6:00 pm
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[...]
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Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
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[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
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.
Brooklyn POC & Allies 7:00 pm
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[...]
Cancelled: Queens Sangha 7:00 pm
Cancelled: Queens Sangha
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Queens Sangha is cancelled today.
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 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.
Eco Sangha 7:00 pm
Eco Sangha
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The New York Insight Eco Sangha seeks to bring Buddhist principles and practices to bear, in endeavoring to create and maintain an environment that supports the flourishing of all beings. Peer-led weekly group meetings include sitting meditation, dharma discussion, and planning for social action, with occasional guest speakers included in our programming. Please join us,[...]
Insight OUT Refuge: LGBTQI Sangha 7:00 pm
Insight OUT Refuge: LGBTQI Sangha
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Insight OUT Refuge: LGBTQI Sangha @ New York | New York | United States
Come join us for meditation and discussion to meet and socialize with other LGBTQI practitioners at NYI. Our community is open to students of all Buddhist traditions, as well as those who are in the beginning stages of exploring their meditation practice and have an interest in the Dharma. All those who identify as LGBTQI[...]
New Jersey Sangha 7:00 pm
New Jersey Sangha
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 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.
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
Jul 27 @ 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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Weekend of Service: Cleaning Day 12:00 pm
Weekend of Service: Cleaning Day
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In a continuing effort to meet the vision of creating a peaceful refuge in the heart of the city, New York Insight is nourishing the center’s physical space. Beginning in July, there will be several opportunities to contribute time, positive energy, and muscle power to the sacred space that has held our meditation practice for[...]
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Meditative Hike to Lake Awosting Hike & Swim 7:00 am
Meditative Hike to Lake Awosting Hike & Swim
Jul 29 @ 7:00 am – 5:15 pm
Meditative Hike to Lake Awosting Hike & Swim @ Minnewaska State Park
After arriving at the beautiful glacial Lake Minnewaska, we’ll warm up with three miles through the lush and mystical forests high above the Palmaghatt Ravine. We’ll take in the sweeping views of Gertrude’s Nose and the Hudson Valley as we make our way to the cliffs of Hamilton Point. Our next stop is Lake Awosting,[...]
Harlem Insight 10:00 am
Harlem Insight
Jul 29 @ 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[...]
Weekend of Service: Cleaning Day 10:00 am
Weekend of Service: Cleaning Day
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
In a continuing effort to meet the vision of creating a peaceful refuge in the heart of the city, New York Insight is nourishing the center’s physical space. Beginning in July, there will be several opportunities to contribute time, positive energy, and muscle power to the sacred space that has held our meditation practice for[...]
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Daylong 9:30 am
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Daylong
Jul 30 @ 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[...]
Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
Dedicated Practice Sangha
Jul 30 @ 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
Jul 30 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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.
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
Jul 31 @ 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[...]