Upcoming Events

Create the Conditions for Wealth and Success: The Strategic Art of Feng Shui

We are very happy to welcome Venerable Jampa Ludrup back to New York! On Friday, Ven. Jampa will give a lively talk about the captivating world of feng shui, the art of creating harmony in our surroundings. We will learn some of the ideas behind feng shui and the many ways in which it can benefit us. On Saturday, Venerable will offer an intensive workshop on the most important points of the Form School of feng shui, showing us how it can enhance the positive qualities in our lives.

Public Talk: Friday, September 8 from 7pm to 9pm
Intensive Course: Saturday, September 9 from 10am to 5pm

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Teachings with Venerable Thubten Chodron

We rejoice to announce that Venerable Thubten Chodron will spend four days with our community! On October 5, Venerable will explore how the Buddha engaged in the society of his time and left a legacy of teachings on wisdom and compassion that continue to transform our world. From October 6 to 8 Venerable will teach from her latest book, Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness: A Commentary on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland by Khensur Jampa Tegchok at Garrison Institute. Stay tuned for complete information on these precious teachings and how to register. We look forward to welcoming you!

Thursday, October 5- Sunday, October 8

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Center Closed

The Center will be closed Monday, August 14 – Sunday, August 27 for our summer break. We will reopen on Monday, August 28th.

Monday, August 14 – Sunday, August 27

Light of the Path Retreat 2017

Registration closed on Friday, Aug 4, 2017.

Light of the Path Retreat 2017 is the fifth of a 5-year series of teaching retreats led by Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and hosted by Kadampa Center – FPMT, Raleigh, NC.

August 20 – September 17

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Pujas are powerful ceremonial practices that help us achieve success and harmony in our daily lives and progress swiftly in our spiritual development. Relied on by Buddhist practitioners for centuries, pujas incorporate meditation, visualization, and prayers to help generate positive potential (merit).


Cittamani Tara Puja

Tuesday, August 29 from 7pm to 9pm

Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga

Friday, September 15 from 7pm to 9pm

Medicine Buddha Puja

Friday, September 29 from 7pm to 9pm


New Tuesday Meditation: Meditating with Delight (not because we have to)

When it comes to training our mind through meditation, we are prompt to postpone it to a tomorrow that rarely manifests. In these two meditations, we’ll contemplate a few antidotes to pump up our meditation practice.

Tuesdays, Sept. 5 & 12 from 7pm to 8:30pm

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New Discovering Buddhism: Presenting the Path

In this module, we will study an overview of the path, including basics, such as the Three Principal Aspects of the Path, and seminal texts, such as The Foundation of all Good Qualities. This is the third of a series of 14 modules covering the complete Buddhist path to enlightenment. Even if you did not attend the first modules, you are very welcome to join, as each module is separate.

Wednesdays, Sept. 6 – Oct. 25 from 7pm to 9pm

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