We offer more than 30 classes each week, of which are most are drop-in and perfect for all levels of practitioner.
A simple guided 30-minute meditatation is a great way to begin if you're looking to each in to meditation. These are offered every weekday first thing in the morning and at lunchtime, as well as after-work, Monday through Thursday.
General Program classes (GPs) are out most popularly attended drop-in classes, designed for all levels of practitioners. Offered every day of the week except Saturdays, both at our main Center in Center in Chelsea and in branch class locations in various neighborhoods in the NYC area, including in Williamsburg, Harlem, and New Jersey.
Our Saturday program typically includes special one-off courses and retreats on particular Buddhist subjects. These are usually open to all levels of practitioner. Check each event's page for details.
For those wishing to go deeper in their practice, we offer the Foundation Program and Teacher Training Program. Both require pre-enrollment and are commitment-based. See our study programs page for more details.
Short and focused meditation sessions offered Monday to Friday in the morning, at lunchtime and Monday to Thursday after-work
Drop-in classes including a teaching and meditation based on Buddha’s Sutra and/or Tantra teachings
Retreats are offered on Saturdays and create the space to more deeply contemplate and meditate on specific teachings
A structured study of a selection of Geshe Kelsang's texts to provide a foundational understanding of Buddhism. Requires enrollment
The Center runs a Kids and a Tweens class, to help familiarize them with the methods for creating inner peace
Meditation prayers are offered at various times of the month to help us prepare our minds for meditation