Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
6:30 pm
(*) Registration for this event is closed after January 12, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. About the Course This course is modeled after the renowned program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn (author of Wherever You Go, There You Are and Full Catastrophe Living) in 1979. Fascinated by[...]
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 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.
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
9:30 am
(*) Registration for this event is closed after February 3, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. About the Course This course is modeled after the renowned program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn (author of Wherever You Go, There You Are and Full Catastrophe Living) in 1979. Fascinated by[...]
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free to Be Human With Martin Aylward
10:00 am
Teachings of liberation can seem to point to a kind of superhuman perfection, one reinforced by classical images and stories of Buddha and other semi-mythical historical saints. This can make our own freedom of being seem unattainable or at least far distant, yet Dharma teachings and practices emphasize immediate experience as the ground of liberation.[...]
Live Stream of Free to Be Human With Martin Aylward
10:00 am
Watch Martin Aylward’s class Free to Be Human live from your computer on February 25 & 26. The live stream is only available for both dates. It is not available for individual date purchase. Please note that technical support will be available via e-mail and chat 30 minutes prior to the event. Here’s how it[...]
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free to Be Human With Martin Aylward
10:00 am
Teachings of liberation can seem to point to a kind of superhuman perfection, one reinforced by classical images and stories of Buddha and other semi-mythical historical saints. This can make our own freedom of being seem unattainable or at least far distant, yet Dharma teachings and practices emphasize immediate experience as the ground of liberation.[...]
Live Stream of Free to Be Human With Martin Aylward
10:00 am
Watch Martin Aylward’s class Free to Be Human live from your computer on February 25 & 26. The live stream is only available for both dates. It is not available for individual date purchase. Please note that technical support will be available via e-mail and chat 30 minutes prior to the event. Here’s how it[...]
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
4:30 pm
(*) Registration for this event is closed after January 15, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. 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[...]
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 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[...]
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 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[...]
10:00 am
(*) Registration for this event is closed after January 30, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. In the third Ennobling Truth, the Buddha makes the remarkable statement that it is possible to experience the cessation of Dukkha. In the Fourth Ennobling Truth, the Buddha describes the Noble[...]
Feb 27 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
12:30 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[...]
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
Feb 27 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Meditation & Contemplation @ New York | New York | United States
5:15 pm
We are all the heroes and anti-heroes of our own stories. We weave narratives based on our reactions to the conditions we find ourselves in, and the roles we create can become our fate. Yet it is possible to relate to our experience in a new way. “Virya,” the ancient Sanskrit word for the heroic,[...]
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dharma² @ New York | New York | United States
7:00 pm
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[...]
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
People of Color Sangha @ New York | New York | United States
7:00 pm
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[...]
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice @ New York | New York | United States
1:00 pm
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[...]
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
6:30 pm
(*) Registration for this course is closed after January 31, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. 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[...]
Real Happiness Challenge Closing Party with Sharon Salzberg
7:00 pm
NYIMC is hosting the closing party for Sharon Salzberg’s annual Real Happiness Challenge. Sharon will give a talk about life after the meditation challenge with ample time for question and answer dialogue, and guided meditation by Sharon. Come and celebrate the acheivement of completing this month-long challenge with Sharon in person! Tickets to attend this[...]
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
(*) Registration is now closed for this course. Everyday life is uncertain enough but in these times of societal and environmental instability the challenges seem far greater. At times we may feel hopeless and we might find ourselves always saying, “what can I do”.  The Buddha’s 8-Fold path offers a clear path to navigate life[...]
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
1:00 pm
Mindful Working in Community Working remotely is currently trending as more and more folks are working on their own. Some may find working from their homes to be a challenge in discipline. Some may simply crave a new setting, but working in noisy co-working spaces, cafes, or other non-traditional work environments may not always be[...]
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 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[...]
Live-Stream of Sharon Salzberg's Four Noble Truths Class
7:00 pm
Watch Sharon Salzberg’s class The Four Noble Truths live from your computer on March 1, 8, 15, 22. The live stream is only available for the full course. It is not available for individual class purchase. Please note that technical support will be available via e-mail and chat 30 minutes prior to the event. Here’s[...]
The Four Noble Truths With Sharon Salzberg
7:00 pm
The Four Noble Truths are the cornerstone of awakening in the Buddhist tradition. In this four-week course, Sharon will explore these ancient teachings for their practical application in modern life. Drawing from classical Buddhist teachings, the course is comprised of four evenings in which we will explore each of the noble truths. Each week of[...]
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
6:30 pm
(*) Registration for this event is closed after January 12, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. About the Course This course is modeled after the renowned program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn (author of Wherever You Go, There You Are and Full Catastrophe Living) in 1979. Fascinated by[...]
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program @ New York | New York | United States
7:00 pm
The dialogue and exercises during this day are designed to help you integrate conscious-awareness into your lives to help manage your stress and enable you to reach for unconditional happiness. It is also part of a 5-month long Extended Mindfulness Course, learn more here. Students can register for the daylong separately or register for the[...]
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 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.
Mar 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
9:30 am
(*) Registration for this event is closed after February 3, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. About the Course This course is modeled after the renowned program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn (author of Wherever You Go, There You Are and Full Catastrophe Living) in 1979. Fascinated by[...]
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
10:00 am
(*) This course is not available for drop-in attendance. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. A study and practice group meeting one Saturday each month at NYI to systematically explore and discuss the topics raised in Andrew Olendzki’s book Untangling Self: A Buddhist Investigation of Who We Really,[...]
Mar 5 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
4:30 pm
(*) Registration for this event is closed after January 15, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. 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[...]
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 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[...]
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 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[...]
10:00 am
(*) Registration for this event is closed after January 30, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. In the third Ennobling Truth, the Buddha makes the remarkable statement that it is possible to experience the cessation of Dukkha. In the Fourth Ennobling Truth, the Buddha describes the Noble[...]
Mar 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
12:30 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[...]
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
Mar 6 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Meditation & Contemplation @ New York | New York | United States
5:15 pm
We are all the heroes and anti-heroes of our own stories. We weave narratives based on our reactions to the conditions we find ourselves in, and the roles we create can become our fate. Yet it is possible to relate to our experience in a new way. “Virya,” the ancient Sanskrit word for the heroic,[...]
Addiction & Recovery: The Buddha & Bill W. @ New York | New York | United States
7:00 pm
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[...]
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dharma² @ New York | New York | United States
7:00 pm
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[...]
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
7:00 pm
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[...]
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice @ New York | New York | United States
1:00 pm
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[...]
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
6:30 pm
(*) Registration for this course is closed after January 31, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. 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[...]
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit
7:00 pm
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[...]
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
1:00 pm
Mindful Working in Community Working remotely is currently trending as more and more folks are working on their own. Some may find working from their homes to be a challenge in discipline. Some may simply crave a new setting, but working in noisy co-working spaces, cafes, or other non-traditional work environments may not always be[...]
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 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[...]
Live-Stream of Sharon Salzberg's Four Noble Truths Class
7:00 pm
Watch Sharon Salzberg’s class The Four Noble Truths live from your computer on March 1, 8, 15, 22. The live stream is only available for the full course. It is not available for individual class purchase. Please note that technical support will be available via e-mail and chat 30 minutes prior to the event. Here’s[...]
The Four Noble Truths With Sharon Salzberg
7:00 pm
The Four Noble Truths are the cornerstone of awakening in the Buddhist tradition. In this four-week course, Sharon will explore these ancient teachings for their practical application in modern life. Drawing from classical Buddhist teachings, the course is comprised of four evenings in which we will explore each of the noble truths. Each week of[...]
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.
6:30 pm
(*) Registration for this event is closed after January 12, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. About the Course This course is modeled after the renowned program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn (author of Wherever You Go, There You Are and Full Catastrophe Living) in 1979. Fascinated by[...]
People Who Care for People With Sharon Salzberg and The Holistic Life Foundation
7:00 pm
We welcome brothers Ali and Atman Smith and their friend and colleague, Andres Gonzalez, of the Holistic Life Foundation. They know what it takes not only to survive, but also to thrive under difficult and challenging circumstances. By teaching yoga and meditation to inner-city youth in Baltimore and other troubled communities around the country and the[...]
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 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.
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
9:30 am
(*) Registration for this event is closed after February 3, 2017. If you’re interested in taking this course in the future please e-mail us. About the Course This course is modeled after the renowned program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn (author of Wherever You Go, There You Are and Full Catastrophe Living) in 1979. Fascinated by[...]
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 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.