COVID-19

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

April 11, 2022

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 than usual. We are using the following protocols for residential courses and service periods, which will be updated and modified as conditions allow. Applications and Waitlist: We recognize that many

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COVID-19 Related Cancellations & 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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