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Tuesday Dharma Gathering with Lama Rod OwensTuesday, October 30th, 2018 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Visiting teacher Lama Rod Owens will lead this week's Tuesday Dharma Gathering. These sittings provide an opportunity for meditation, a Dharma talk and dialogue to address practice issues. Find out more
Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Please join us for the NYI Annual Thanksgiving Potluck. The meditation starts at 6:30pm, and the potluck meal is from 7-9pm.
Saturday, December 15th, 2018 from 1:30pm - 6:30pm
Join us for an afternoon of amazing music, homemade refreshments and irresistible raffle prizes—from $5 up. We’re celebrating NYI’s 15 years at our beautiful Chelsea home and all the people who have made it a sangha, a refuge of peace and sanity in the city.
Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
New York Insight staff, teachers, and board directors invite you to join us for a Town Hall Meeting to welcome our new Executive Director and share exciting news about recent developments at NYI. Most importantly, this evening, open to all, is an opportunity to share your thoughts about how NYI can support your practice and better serve as your spiritual home.
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Please join NYI president Tom Carling, teacher Sebene Selassie, and Extinction Rebellion leader Bill Beckler, for an evening of meditation, presentations, and discussion as we explore your ideas and consider how NYI can best support our individual and collective practices in the midst of this new reality.
Saturday, May 18th, 2019 from 11:30am-5:00pm
In connection with the Call to Declare Climate Emergency and timed with Wesak, the annual observance of the Buddha’s Awakening, we invite you to come together as a sangha for a live-stream webinar featuring teachers such as Kittisaro and Thanissara followed by a community potluck.
Monday, June 24th, 2019 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Please join us for a special evening free to members and those signing up to be members. Still, in the City: Creating Peace of Mind in the Midst of Urban Chaos, is a collection of stories and essays about taking practice off the cushion and into our days, our homes, offices, the park, the streets. This is the fierce practice of Urban Buddhism which makes the practice of Buddhism real.
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm
All are welcome! In the warm spirit of Sangha, please join us for New York Insight’s Annual Thanksgiving Celebration. The event begins with a meditation sit from 6:30pm-7pm, followed by a delicious vegetarian or vegan meal that we will share together.
Saturday, December 14th, 2019 from 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of amazing music, homemade refreshments and irresistible raffle prizes—from $5 up. We are celebrating New York Insight and and all the people who have made it a sangha, a refuge of peace and sanity in the city.
with Jon Aaron, Brian Simmons, Lani Miller and Upayadhi (Savanna) Luraschi as 'Chant Leader'Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 from 8:00pm-12:30am
Join us for New Year's Eve as we come together in reflection and celebration, in compassionate community, to welcome the New Year. Find out more
Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
New York Insight staff, teachers, and board directors invite you to join us for a Town Hall Meeting to share news about the new opportunities, challenges and transitions we will be facing in 2020. Most importantly, this evening, open to all, is an opportunity to share your thoughts about how NYI can support your practice and better serve as your spiritual home.
Friday, July 17th, 2020 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm
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