Silent Meditation Retreat USA 2023 with Buddhist Monk Affordable Onsite In-Person
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Guided Meditation Retreat with Silence USA New York January 2023- March 2023. Attend in Person by the weekend, week or full 10-weeks.
The 2023 Buddhist Meditation Retreats - Annual Winter Retreats at Kadampa Meditation Center New York consists of ten stand-alone weeks of Silent retreats based on The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra. Lead by Buddhist Monk Gen Samten Kelsang.
In silence, we engage with the meditation object in a more intimate way. We stop ‘chatting’ about the Dharma from our mouth and start listening to the Dharma from deep within our heart which gives us a special inner experience of the teachings we receive. Penetrating insights arise and since we are able to hold onto them with firm mindfulness we find Dharma experience pervades and nourishes our heart at a very deep level.
Gen Samten Kelsang, the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center New York, will lead the entire 10 weeks of the Oral Instructions of Mahamudra Retreat. With over 30 years of study and practice of Buddha’s teachings, he presents Buddha’s most profound teachings in a practical and accessible way. As one of Venerable Geshe-la’s senior disciples, Gen Samten has had the unique opportunity to engage in a three year silent retreat and carries with him a wealth of experience in skillfully guiding sincere practitioners to profound meditative insights on retreat.
Presented by Kadampa Meditation Center New York - Kadampa Buddhist World Peace Temple. Kadampa Meditation Center New York USA, is located at 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737, just 4 miles from Hawk's Nest Highway - iconic New State 97 - Upper Delaware Scenic Byway.
Experience a relaxing retreat in the peaceful environment of the Catskills, at Kadampa Meditation Center New York. Refresh your mind through guided meditation. Great for Beginners! Whether you're a beginner or simply want to enjoy retreat in ideal conditions, these retreats will help you refresh your mind through meditation. Enjoy guided meditations and modern Buddhist teachings, which present practical tools to incorporate meditation to your day to day life. In the breaks, explore nature trails, enjoy the company of like minded people in the World Peace Cafe and relax amidst the beauty and tranquility of the Kadampa Buddhist World Peace Temple and its natural surroundings.
Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. Location: Kadampa Meditation Center New York, 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737 For more information or to register www.kadampanewyork.org or call (845) 856-9000 Accommodations & vegetarian meals available contact registration for rates.
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Kadampa Meditation Center New York World Peace Temple in Sullivan County Catskills in Upstate NY is open, Free to the Public. Tour the Buddhist World Peace Temple, Hike, Walk Nature Trails, Buddhist Book Store, Gift Shop and Outdoor Cafe Coffee shop, Tea, Snacks and locally homemade baked goods. Families & Pets on a leash welcome.
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