Community Blog 2017-06-22T10:34:00+00:00


The Next Buddha is Sangha


6July 2017

Job Opening: Executive Director

July 6th, 2017|Jobs at NYIMC|

New York Insight Meditation Center is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. If you are a people-oriented leader committed to Diversity and Inclusion, with a collaborative leadership style, agile in balancing multiple priorities, and strong in administration and communication, this could be a great opportunity to make an important contribution.

28April 2017

Mindfulness for Chronic Pain

April 28th, 2017|Mindfulness|

It's been clinically proven that mindfulness can be a very effective way of dealing chronic pain. You are Not Your Pain uses an 8-week model developed by the wonderful teacher Vidyamala Burch, founder of Breathworks, one of the major centers for mindfulness training in the U.K.

4April 2017

MBSR—Going Deep in 8 weeks!

April 4th, 2017|MBSR|

More and more these days there are ways of learning about mindfulness and the meditation practices that support it. There are apps, YouTube videos, online classes and a multitude of mindfulness classes and drop-in centers offered to the public. What makes a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class different?

8January 2017

Dear Abhi-dhamma: Desire and Unhappiness

January 8th, 2017|Ask Abhi–Dhamma, Blog|

When it comes to generosity it seems there’s always an internal battle going on in my mind. Why do I offer to do things? How much should I give? What are my real intentions? I can honestly say that I have never really been at peace with my relationship to gift. There are a great deal of entanglements here for me.