Category Archives: Events

Our Teachers Caring for Us in 2017

When thinking of my teachers, gratitude is invariably the first instinctual reaction. I was able to contemplate this on my last day at the Light of the Path retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche in August. I have often heard said … Continue reading

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Life as Practice – Life with Purpose,
with Venerable Amy Miller

Join us this weekend, March 4-6, at Tibet House for “Life as Practice – Life with Purpose,” a public talk and weekend retreat with Ven. Amy Miller! Ven. Amy will teach us practical skills to incorporate Buddhist wisdom and compassion … Continue reading

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with Venerable Amy Miller

Our Dharma Jewel in 2016

By Jennifer Kim, Director of Shantideva Meditation Center I remember sitting near Lama Yeshe’s enlightenment stupa at Vajrapani Institute several years ago, listening to a student describe a stunning jewel that captured his attention long ago. It caught mine too. … Continue reading

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Follow-up Events and Resources for Refuge & Vows

We rejoice from the depth of our hearts for all of the students who took refuge and vows with Ven. Robina Courtin on November 3.  At her request, we are organizing two follow-up events at Jewel Heart Center. It is … Continue reading

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Celebrating Lama Tsongkhapa Day 2015

Lama Tsongkhapa Day, which this year falls on December 5, is the celebration of the parinirvana and enlightenment of Je Tsongkhapa (1357-1419), the renowned saint, scholar, yogi, teacher, and author from Tibet, the Land of Snows. Among his many contributions to … Continue reading

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10% Happier with Dan Harris of ABC News

On Wednesday, December 16, 2015, ABC News correspondent and Nightline anchor Dan Harris will give a public talk at Tibet House about his amusing and deeply skeptical personal journey towards greater happiness through meditation. After an on-air panic attack on … Continue reading

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Ven. Robina Courtin in New York City, 2015

From October 27 to November 8, Venerable Robina Courtin spent two weeks in New York City giving teachings, advice, and her lively presence to our Center. Our heartfelt gratitude to Ven. Robina, and a big thank you to the volunteers who … Continue reading

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Success: Shantideva Meditation’s First Benefit Auction & Thoughts from Our Auction Organizer

On Thursday, October 29, Shantideva Meditation Center hosted our first-ever benefit auction at Fig 19 and the Lodge Gallery in New York City. Through a delightful evening in a gorgeous space with our beloved community, supporters, and special guest Ven. … Continue reading

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Shantideva Meditation Center’s Benefit Auction: Thoughts and a Prayer

As we prepare for Shantideva Meditation Center’s first-ever benefit auction, Center director Jennifer Kim shares her thoughts about what it means to her, and the motivation behind it: “The main thing that has been coming to my mind is the emptiness of … Continue reading

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Teachings with Venerable Robina Courtin in NYC

Shantideva Meditation Center is delighted to host Venerable Robina Courtin for two weeks of teachings in New York City. We have waited almost two years for Ven. Robina to come back and teach at our Center, and are immensely grateful for this … Continue reading

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