New York Area News

July 20th COVID-19 Related Cancellations & Updates

July 20, 2021

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 September 2021. 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

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March 7th: Dr. Paul R. Fleischman Talks

February 28, 2021

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. 

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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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