Living Life through the Dharma

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New York Insight Meditation Center
28 West 27th St.,10th Fl.


Date(s) - 09/14/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm




New York Insight Meditation Center
28 West 27th St.,10th Fl.

Event Details

Module 1: Taming our Unquenchable Thirsts–The Three Jewels and the Four Noble Truths

A year long exploration and study of core Buddhist teachings and how we integrate through our lives.

Jon Aaron & other NYI teachers

The Buddhas teachings when universally applied , can, impact the personal, professional and spiritual parts of our lives . These classes will present key Buddhist teachings, as they relate to all aspects of our modern lives—our family, professional , politics and political action, finances etc.

These classes are appropriate for those relatively new to the dharma and those with experience who wish to take a fresh look.

Module 1:
Taming our Unquenchable Thirsts
The Three Jewels and the Four Noble Truths

What does it mean in our everyday lives to take refuge in the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha? This six-week class will explore the Three Jewels and the Four Enobling Truths and their direct impact on our lives. Whether you are new to the Dharma or a long time practitioner this class will be an opportunity to how these ancient teachings are more and more for the modern world.

Module 1 Dates: September 14, 21,28, October 12, 19, 26

Registration Fee: $120*

*Teacher support is not included in registration fee. Registration pays for maintaining the operations of New York Insight Meditation Center.

The suggested donation for teacher support is $15 a class, but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated.

Click here to apply for a partial scholarship, if you need support.

Save the Dates!
Module 2: Finding Balance in all that we do–The Noble Eightfold Path
Dates: November 2, 9,16,30 December 7, 14

Module 3: Embodying Love–The Four Divine Abodes & Forgiveness
Dates: January 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8 ,15

Module 4: Finding our way to Freedom through the places we get stuck–The Five Aggregates and Dependent Origination
Dates: March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3



Jon Aaron

Jon Aaron has been a teacher at New York insight since 2006. His principal dharma teacher has been Matthew Flickstein of The Forest Way. He trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and is a certified teacher through the CFM. He has taught over 50 cycles of the seminal curriculum as well as numerous courses for alumni of the program. He completed the Integrated Study and Practice Program at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and the Foundations in Buddhist Contemplative Care at the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care. He is the co-guiding teacher of the Makom Meditation Havurah program at the Jewish Community Center. He is a certified Somatic Experience Practitioner and has most recently completed the teacher training in Mindfulness for Pain offered by Breathworks in England.