New York Area News
The COVID-19 pandemic has occasioned much change in the world, and within the New York Vipassana Association (NYVA). For over eighteen months, between 2020 and 2021, for example, NYVA stopped organizing in-person events. And we saw the number of servers active within our committees dwindle. With the few servers that remain, we were able
Many trust members were not availalbe on Oct 9, 2021 for the Trust Meeting. Hence the meeting was rescheduled to Sat Oct 23, 2021. For any pressing needs email may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A 3-day course is underway at Fishkill, NY that many members are sitting or serving, hence Trust meeting will not happen on Sat Sep 11, 2021. For any pressing needs email could be sent to email@example.com.
Many New York Vipassana Association in-person group activities for 2021 remain suspended or have been modified. Courses: 10-day and 3-day residential courses are being planned for 2022. 1-day courses are being planned for the NYC Dhamma House. Childrens courses are being planned. See the course schedule for details. Sittings: The NYC Dhamma House is open
Sunday, August 1, 2021 | 2:00pm (ET) Dear friends, On Sunday, August 1st the Dhamma Inspirations program will host the 3rd in a series of live panel discussions with senior Vipassana teachers. The conversation will continue to explore the essence of the practice of Vipassana and offer guidance on how to best apply it in
On Sunday, March 7th at 11:00am (ET), 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.
Since the closure of the NYC Dhamma House in March, due to COVID-19, the New York Vipassana Association’s expenses have consistently exceeded donations by an average of $3,000 monthly. Fortunately, we have had the resources to cover these deficits. However, with the Dhamma House likely to remain closed for months, or open in some limited
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
When: Sunday, August 25th, 9am – 4pm Where: Regency Clubhouse, 119 Regal Blvd, Livingston, NJ. Who: Children ages 8 – 15 Registration: Please register to attend or serve here. About the course: Children and teens ages 8-15 will learn the technique of Anapana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka. Anapana is the observation of the
A 10-day residential Vipassana meditation course will be held in Hackettstown, NJ, from Monday, 29 August 2016 to Friday, 9 September 2016. This 10-day course is open to new and old students. The location (about 1.5 hours’ drive from New York City) is a summer camp rented for the course. As such, accommodation will be