COVID-19

Health and Safety Protocols for the New York City Dhamma House

November 4, 2022

Preregistration Required Access to the Dhamma House is for old students, by preregistration only. For Group Sittings, sign up via Eventbrite. For 1-Day Courses, sign up via NYVA Schedule Page. For Individual Meditation, sign up for individual meditation periods. For Dhamma Service Days, sign up to serve. Health Protocols Covid-19 Vaccinations are required at this

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Covid19 Protocols for Residential Courses at Sharpe Reservation, Fishkill, New York

April 11, 2022

[NOTE: these protocols were in effect for the May, 2022 courses in Fishkill, NY. It has not been determined which health protocols will be in effect for the 2023+ courses] During this pandemic period we have been happy to be able to continue offering 10-day residential meditation courses, although for a smaller number of students

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COVID-19 Related Updates

April 11, 2022

During this Pandemic period, New York Vipassana Association in-person group activities have been modified, and a few remain suspended. Courses: 10-day and 1-day courses have been scheduled. 3-day and Childrens courses are being planned. See the Course Schedule for details.  For all residential (overnight) courses, all participants must follow NYVA’s Residential COVID-19 Protocols which include

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A Next Chapter for NYC Dhamma House

December 29, 2020

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

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