New York Area News

March 7th: Dr. Paul R. Fleischman Talks

February 28, 2021

On Sunday, March 7th at 11:00am (EST), pariyatti.org will host a 2-hour special event. Dr. Paul Fleischman will read excerpts from his newest book: Vipassana Meditation and the Scientific Worldview. The reading will be followed by a conversation with two Vipassana Teachers, and a Question & Answer session. Please register in advance for this webinar here. 

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February 25th COVID-19 Related Cancellations & Updates

October 25, 2020

All New York Vipassana Association in-person group activities for 2021 are canceled until further notice, except for tentative August/September 2021 courses. The NYC Dhamma House is open for old students to sign up for time slots for individual meditation. Old students are required to follow the COVID-19 Protocols when using the NYC Dhamma House. All group

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Teenager’s Course for Girls at the NYC Dhamma House – August 31

July 30, 2019

A meditation course for girls ages 13-17 will be offered at NYC Dhamma House on Saturday, August 31st, from 9am to 4:30pm. The girls will learn Anapana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka. To apply for this course, visit the NYVA course schedule page and scroll down to “Teenagers’ and Children’s Courses”. More info on

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Upcoming Lectures by Dr. Paul Fleischman

December 30, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, a Vipassana teacher for over thirty years, will be in New York the weekend of February 13th and 14th, to present two free lectures: One for the general public at NYU; one for old students at McKinsey and Company. Paul is a psychiatrist, an author,

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Special Community Events Next Month

March 17, 2015

On the weekend of April 11th and 12th, our NYC Dhamma community will be gathering with our regional teachers to meditate together and talk about our plans for the coming year. All old students are welcome to attend! — Open Session (“Town Hall Meeting”)  When: Saturday, April 11th, 9:00am-12:15pm Where: McKinsey  & Company, 55 East

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Public Dhamma Talk

January 25, 2015

“Vipassana Meditation: A Practical and Spiritual Path” Sunday February 15, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST) New York, NYC RSVP: http://nydhammatalk2015.eventbrite.com Event Details: The talk will describe Vipassana as a psychological practice that increases adaptability and richness in the lives of its practitioners. Please join us for a talk with renowned author, psychiatrist, and

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