Calendar of Events 2017-05-04T08:10:42+00:00
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Mindfulness of Emotions 10:00 am
Mindfulness of Emotions
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mindfulness of Emotions
The journey of mindfulness is a journey of heart-fullness. As we travel this path, we may be surprised and confused by the depth and richness of the emotional landscapes we encounter. Rather than indicating that we have lost our way, becoming mindful of emotions as they arise serves as a gateway to deepening in wisdom[...]
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit 12:30 pm
Living Urban Dharma: Monday Daytime Sit
May 1 @ 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
May 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.
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation 5:15 pm
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation
May 1 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation
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. 7:00 pm
Addiction & Recovery: The Buddha & Bill W.
May 1 @ 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
May 1 @ 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
May 1 @ 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. Exploring the Eightfold Path, the topic of the evening will be Right Livelihood. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation[...]
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Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
May 2 @ 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
May 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.
Standing for Love 5:15 pm
Standing for Love
May 2 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Standing for Love
Finding yourself tired of waiting around? Americans annually spend 37 billion hours waiting in line, according to the New York Times, with an average of 2 years of our lives waiting in lines. “Standing for Love” is a four session course over four weeks where we turn waiting time into opportunities for practicing Standing Metta[...]
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 6:30 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
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 in 1979 for the University of Massachusetts Medical School. This transformative course is suited for those coming to meditation for the first time or for experienced meditators who realize they have not[...]
Integrated Orientation for Beginners 7:00 pm
Integrated Orientation for Beginners
May 2 @ 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
May 2 @ 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
May 3 @ 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.
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training 7:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training
May 3 @ 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
May 4 @ 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
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation @ New York | New York | United States
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 be space in this cycle’s MBSR course, but you’ll be able to register[...]
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
May 4 @ 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) 9:30 am
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
May 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
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 in 1979 for the University of Massachusetts Medical School.   This transformative course is suited for those coming to meditation for the first time or for experienced meditators who realize they have not[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
May 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.
Dharma & Sangha: Potluck Nights- Eating Mindfully and Green 7:00 pm
Dharma & Sangha: Potluck Nights- Eating Mindfully and Green
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a regular potluck event, with a special 30 minute presentation by members of Eco Sangha on “greening” of our collective relationship to food. We are experimenting with greening our potluck, so please feel free to bring your contributions with that in mind. These monthly community gatherings include a guided meditation followed by a[...]
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Untangling Self: A Buddhist Investigation of Who We Really Are 10:00 am
Untangling Self: A Buddhist Investigation of Who We Really Are
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
(*) 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,[...]
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Day of Silence 10:00 am
Day of Silence
May 7 @ 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[...]
Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
Dedicated Practice Sangha
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 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
May 8 @ 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
May 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.
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation 5:15 pm
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation
May 8 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation
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,[...]
Dharma² 7:00 pm
Dharma²
May 8 @ 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
May 8 @ 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. Exploring the Eightfold Path, the topic of the evening will be Right Effort. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation[...]
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Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
May 9 @ 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
May 9 @ 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.
Standing for Love 5:15 pm
Standing for Love
May 9 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Standing for Love
Finding yourself tired of waiting around? Americans annually spend 37 billion hours waiting in line, according to the New York Times, with an average of 2 years of our lives waiting in lines. “Standing for Love” is a four session course over four weeks where we turn waiting time into opportunities for practicing Standing Metta[...]
Integrated Orientation for Beginners 7:00 pm
Integrated Orientation for Beginners
May 9 @ 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
May 9 @ 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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Dharma in Action 10:00 am
Dharma in Action
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dharma in Action @ New York | New York | United States
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 teachings offers a clear path to navigate life individually and societally through the 10,000 joys and sorrows.[...]
Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
May 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.
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training 7:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training
May 10 @ 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
May 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.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 6:30 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
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 in 1979 for the University of Massachusetts Medical School.   This transformative course is suited for those coming to meditation for the first time or for experienced meditators who realize they have not[...]
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program 7:00 pm
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program @ New York | New York | United States
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[...]
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
May 11 @ 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
May 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.
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Practicing with the Brahma Viharas: building confidence in our heart’s capacity to love 10:00 am
Practicing with the Brahma Viharas: building confidence in our heart’s capacity to love
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Practicing with the Brahma Viharas: building confidence in our heart’s capacity to love
This is a day to deepen our relationship with the Brahma Viharas–Metta, Karuna, Mudita and Uphekkha–the sublime abidings. The Brahma Viharas are not unknown qualities as they already exist within us. When cultivated these qualities awaken our heart’s awareness of our conditioning and that of all beings. The practice of loving kindness or friendliness, compassion,[...]
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Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
Dedicated Practice Sangha
May 14 @ 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
May 14 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
May 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.
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation 5:15 pm
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation
May 15 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation
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,[...]
Dharma² 7:00 pm
Dharma²
May 15 @ 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
May 15 @ 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. Exploring the Eightfold Path, the topic of the evening will be Right Mindfulness. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation[...]
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Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
May 16 @ 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
May 16 @ 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.
Integrated Orientation for Beginners 7:00 pm
Integrated Orientation for Beginners
May 16 @ 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
May 16 @ 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
May 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.
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training 7:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training
May 17 @ 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
May 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.
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
May 18 @ 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
May 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.
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Bird Watching Nature Meditation at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Preserve 4:00 pm
Bird Watching Nature Meditation at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Preserve
May 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Bird Watching Nature Meditation at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Preserve @ Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Want to spend a spring late afternoon watching birds and sunset? With a train ride away, we will be transported to a wild sanctuary from the city. We will be sharing various nature meditation practices in this beautiful open space – cultivating stillness, opening our senses and our heart, and let nature help us unfold[...]
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Daylong 9:30 am
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Daylong
May 21 @ 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
May 21 @ 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
May 21 @ 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
May 22 @ 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
May 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.
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation 5:15 pm
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation
May 22 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
THE JOURNEY: Exploring the 8-fold Path through Meditation and Contemplation
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,[...]
Dharma² 7:00 pm
Dharma²
May 22 @ 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
May 22 @ 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. Exploring the Eightfold Path, the topic of the evening will be Right Concentration. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation[...]
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Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 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.
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit with Amma Thanasanti Bhikkhuni 7:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit with Amma Thanasanti Bhikkhuni
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit with Amma Thanasanti Bhikkhuni
Amma Thanasanti will be leading our Tuesday evening sit as a special guest. The topic will be “Marrying the mystics passion for love and the activists passion for justice”. 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.[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
May 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.
Insight OUT Refuge: LGBTQI Sangha 7:00 pm
Insight OUT Refuge: LGBTQI Sangha
May 24 @ 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[...]
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training 7:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training
May 24 @ 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
May 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.
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program 7:00 pm
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program @ New York | New York | United States
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[...]
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting 7:00 pm
Thursday Peer-Led Sitting
May 25 @ 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
May 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.
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Access to Awakening: Divine Sourcing vs. Self-Sourcing 9:00 am
Access to Awakening: Divine Sourcing vs. Self-Sourcing
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Access to Awakening: Divine Sourcing vs. Self-Sourcing
The Buddha taught that that key to peace, joy and happiness is release: a state of mind and heart not driven by a relentless insistence that life, in this moment, be other than as it is. This capacity for freedom is available every moment yet is often obscured by our agitated minds and wounded hearts.[...]
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Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program 10:00 am
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Conscious Living | Conscious Working: Extended Mindfulness Program @ New York | New York | United States
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[...]
Dedicated Practice Sangha 6:00 pm
Dedicated Practice Sangha
May 28 @ 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
May 28 @ 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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Center Closed for Memorial Day (POC Still On)
Center Closed for Memorial Day (POC Still On)
May 29 all-day
On May 29th, New York Insight Meditation Center will be officially closed BUT/AND the People of Color sit will still be meeting at the regularly scheduled time (7-9). All other events, community hours, etc are cancelled for the day.
People of Color Sangha 7:00 pm
People of Color Sangha
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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. This sitting is led by Practice Leader Dan Vazquez. No previous meditation experience is required. Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15 but whatever[...]
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Aging As A Spiritual Practice 1:00 pm
Aging As A Spiritual Practice
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 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.
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit with Martin Aylward 7:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit with Martin Aylward
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Night Teacher-Led Sit with Martin Aylward
Going Against the Stream: Cultivating Wisdom, Compassion and Peace from the Inside Out. 2500 years ago, Buddha taught meditation and inner inquiry as a revolutionary practice; Training the mind and freeing the heart to turn against the streams of greed, negativity and confusion that we see habitually affecting both our own inner lives, and driving[...]
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Community Drop-In Hours 2:00 pm
Community Drop-In Hours
May 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.
Your Life is Your Teacher, Residential Retreat 3:00 pm
Your Life is Your Teacher, Residential Retreat
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Your Life is Your Teacher, Residential Retreat @ The Grail Retreat Center
Only A Few Spots Remain! Join us for a residential retreat at The Grail Retreat Center just 50 miles north of NYC in Cornwall-on-Hudson! Despite our best intentions, we easily find ourselves caught up in familiar reactions and judgements, our experience cluttered with compulsions, views and self-concern. Dharma practice helps us to recognise, understand and[...]
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training 7:00 pm
One Earth Sangha EcoSattva Training
May 31 @ 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[...]