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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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