These Sunday afternoon programs begin with a discussion of various Buddhist topics, followed by sitting meditation and compassion practice, which help participants nurture their inner strength and grow spiritually. This free program is open to the public and suitable for all; you may join for one or both sessions.
Monlam means a way to give voice to and realize our highest aspirations. We will gather over these four days to harness, focus, and direct the natural power of our own minds, and invoke the power of the reality of interdependence.
Meditation helps reveal how your mind works; in the process, you can actually free yourself from suffering—including stress and anxiety. Take a rare opportunity to learn practical teachings from a teacher with the rare ability to make complex concepts clear and accessible.
In Discovering the Dharma II, H.E. Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche covers key Buddhist teachings, including karma, emptiness, and dependent origination over five days of engaged learning and guided practice. With guided meditation, Tibetan yoga, Q&A.
Milarepa, Tibet’s renowned and beloved enlightened master, was known for teaching through the medium of song and poetry. This weekend program will trace the story of his life, accompanied by many of his songs and additional commentary by Rinpoche, who is considered an emanation of Milarepa.
A weekend of communal silence sets the plate for inner transformation; it provides the opportunity to be present with yourself and the opening to mindfully observe and release the thoughts and emotions that arise.
Ring in the New Year from a calm, centered place, by leaving the pressures of your normal life and immersing yourself in the tranquil environment of our Center for a 6-night Personal Retreat. This is a time to focus on yourself and your practice.
Dharmakaya Center For Wellbeing
191 Cragsmoor Road Cragsmoor, New York 12566