New York Area News

Children’s Course at the Dhamma House – August 30th

August 18, 2014

Exciting news: we'll have a children's course this month at the Dhamma House! Save the dates: the course will be held on August 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., please complete the application form and email it to All children are welcome to attend.

Nine-Day Course in Hackettstown, NJ

June 30, 2014

A nine-day residential Vipassana meditation course will be held in Hackettstown, NJ, from September 15th (Monday) through the 25th (Thursday). This nine-day course will be identical to regular 10-day courses in terms of the practice, and is open to new and old students. The location (about 1.5 hours' drive from New York City) is a

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Friends & Family Event on May 10th

April 24, 2014

On Saturday, May 10th, from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, the NYC Dhamma House will host an outreach information session for families and friends of old students of Vipassana as taught by S.N. Goenka. It does not include a taste of the practice. The 90-minute program will include: - an overview by a visiting assistant teacher -

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Public Dhamma Talks in NYC in November

October 29, 2013

Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, award-winning psychiatrist, senior Vipassana teacher and author of several books, will be speaking at the following events. These lectures are free and open to the public. Currently these talks are open to non-meditators and we encourage old students to forward this information along to friends and family who may be interested

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Save the Date: One-Day Course in NYC – “Celebration of Vipassana in the African American Community”

September 14, 2013

There will be a one-day course at the NYC Dhamma House on January 19, 2014, in “Celebration of Vipassana in the African American Community.” The course will end early and be followed by a potluck and planning session, during which participants will discuss outreach efforts to publicize a 10-day course, to be held at VMC

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