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Community Blog

11March 2020

Announcement Regarding COVID-19

March 11th, 2020|Blog, Community News|

  New York Insight COVID-19 Response Update April 15, 2020 Community Survey: What are you most concerned about? How can NYI help?In late March, NYI’s Friends Leadership Council (our membership committee) sent out a short Community Survey to find out as quickly as possible how you are faring under the Covid-19 pandemic and Executive [...]

27November 2019

2019 in Numbers & How You Can Help

November 27th, 2019|Blog|

New York Insight's first IMS Urban Retreat Donate Now! 2019 in Numbers & How You Can Help As we approach the end of 2019 and look ahead to 2020, lets reflect on what New York Insight has accomplished and how you can help support our path toward our shared future. [...]

26October 2019

Looking Towards 2020 and Beyond

October 26th, 2019|Blog|

Dearest Sangha, During this season of gratitude, I invite you to reflect with me on what we’ve experienced and accomplished together since last fall, and to open your hearts as we embrace our future. Since January when I became NYI’s Executive Director, I have sat with you as we listened, learned and practiced [...]

24September 2019

Video: Ego, Buddhism & Freud with Mark Epstein

September 24th, 2019|Blog|

"You" might not be as real as you think you are. In this short video below, author and psychologist Mark Epstein explains what Buddhism has to say about living ego-free, and how Freud misunderstood it. Join Mark at New York Insight on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 for an evening discussion examining the relationship [...]

23August 2019

Kindness in Action is Dharma in Action

August 23rd, 2019|Blog|

By Bart van Melik. Strengthening one’s resiliency is another way of saying strengthening one’s heart so it has the reserves to still reach out even under the most trying conditions. Are we strong enough to connect? Are we strong enough to be vulnerable? Strong enough to release the judging mind? Will we put kindness into action?