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WBC Announces New Foundation Series:

MEDITATION GROUPS

SUNDAYS >

RESUME SEPTEMBER 10 (10 - 12PM)

Eileen Fisher Headquarters, Irvington

2 Bridge Street
Irvington, NY 10533

WBC offers either an extended Open Meditation and Learn to Meditate program or a Dharma Talk and Discussion program on alternate Sundays.


TUESDAYS>

RESUME SEPTEMBER 12, (7 - 9 PM) 

Aligned Center, Irvington

1 Bridge Street, Suite 64 (2nd Floor)
Irvington, NY

WBC offers Open Meditation and Meditation instruction every week followed by either a Book Discussion Group or Dharma Gathering.


WEDNESDAYS >  

RESUME SEPTEMBER  6, (7 - 9 PM)

The Center for Health and Healing, Mt. Kisco

4 Smith Ave, 2nd Floor
Mount Kisco, New York 10549

WBC offers Open Meditation and Meditation instruction every week followed by the Foundation Course described on this page. Once every-other month, we meet for an evening of extended meditaiton practice. 

 

NEW COURSES, FALL 2017

FOUNDATION COURSES: "Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha" The First in a Series of Courses on the Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation and Insight. 

VAJRAYANA (ADVANCED) COURSE: Yeshe Tsogyal and The Dakini Principle. 13 Sundays, from September 10 thru December 17, 2017

 

SPECIAL PROGRAM

Dharma Art program with Barbara Bash, "Brush Spirit" - Saturday December 9th, 10-5 pm. Eileen Fisher Headquarters

 

SAVE THE DATES!

TWO PROGRAMS WITH JUDY LIEF IN IRVINGTON

  • Saturday, November 4, 10-5 pm: Perseverance and Transformation: Milarepa’s Poetic Journey. 
  • Sunday, Nov. 5, 10 - noon:  Dharma Gathering & Talk with Judy Lief: "Finding Balance in Challenging Times"
  • Thursday November 2, 2017, 7-9 pm. Buddhist Refuge and Bodhisattva Vow. Eileen Fisher Headquarters

2018 ANNUAL MEDITATION RETREAT

  • The Sixth Annual WBC Retreat! February 16-23, 2018. At The Garrison Institute. "The Four Foundations of Mindfulness"

Registration and more information coming soon!

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Sep. 6 CFHH Wednesday: OM & LTM

Sep. 10 EF Sunday DG – Jane, Opening to the virtues and perils of fear

YTDP Course - Derek

Sep. 12 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group: Sitting, Instruction and Dharma Talk by Derek Kolleeny, “Lifeforce: Trungpa Rinpoche’s Unique Interpretation of the Second Foundation of Mindfulness from the book Mindfulness in Action”

Sep. 13 CFHH Wednesday OM & LTM 

Sep. 17 EF Sunday OM & LTM – Derek

Sep. 19 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group: Mindfulness in Action by Chögyam Trungpa – “Spontaneous Discipline”

Sep. 20 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course Starting – Derek

Sep. 24 EF Sunday DG – Jane, Reconciling ourselves to the dark side of experience

  • YTDP Course - John
  • Fdtn Course - Gene  

Sep. 26 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Sep. 27 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Oct. 1 EF Sunday OM & LTM – Jane

  • YTDP Course - Derek
  • Fdtn Course - Jane

Oct. 3 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Oct. 4 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Oct. 8 EF Sunday DG – Derek, How do we know what is true? Thinking about the

  • Thinker, Part One
  • YTDP Course - John
  • Fdtn Course - Gene

Oct. 10 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Oct. 11 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Oct. 15 EF Sunday OM & LTM – Gene

  • YTDP Course - Derek
  • Fdtn Course - Jane

Oct. 17 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Oct. 18 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Oct. 22 EF Sunday DG – John, Mindfulness meditation:  reclaiming our lives… and so much more

  • YTDP Course - John
  • Fdtn Course, Segment 1 ends - Gene

Oct. 24 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Oct. 25 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Oct. 29 EF Sunday OM & LTM – Derek

  • YTDP Course -
  • Fdtn Course - Jane

Oct. 31 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Nov. 1 CFHH Wednesday OM & LTM - Warner

Nov. 2 TBD Thursday Vow Interviews

Nov. 3 TBD Friday First Talk of Milarepa Program or Ngondro Group Meeting (TBD)

Nov. 4 TBD Saturday Program with Judy Lief: "Perseverance and Transformation: Milarepa’s Poetic Journey"

Nov. 5 EF Sunday DG – Judy Lief, "Finding Balance in Challenging Times

No CoursesRefuge and Bodhisattva Vows with Judy Lief

Nov. 7 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Nov. 8 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Nov. 12 EF Sunday OM & LTM – Gene

  • YTDP Course - Derek
  • Fdtn Course - Jane

Nov. 14 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Nov. 15 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Nov. 19 EF Sunday DG – John, Egolessness (there is no “I”) is a key Buddhist teaching. How can this be????

  • YTDP Course - John
  • Fdtn Course - Gene

Nov. 21 AC Tuesday Closed for Thanksgiving

Nov. 22 CFHH Wednesday Closed for Thanksgiving

Nov. 26 EF Sunday Closed for Thanksgiving

Nov. 28 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Nov. 29 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Dec. 3 EF Sunday DG – Derek, How do we know what is true? Thinking about the Thinker, Part Two

  • YTDP Course - John
  • Fdtn Course - Gene

Dec. 5 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Dec. 6 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Dec. 10 EF Sunday OM & LTM – Jane

  • YTDP Course - Derek
  • Fdtn Course - Jane

Dec. 12 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Dec. 13 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Dec. 17 EF Sunday DG – Jane, Finding the light-heartedness in loss YTDP Course - John

  • Fdtn Course – Gene

Dec. 19 AC Tuesday Sitting/Book Discussion Group

Dec. 20 CFHH Wednesday Fdtns Course – Derek

Dec. 24 EF Sunday Closed for Winter Holidays

Dec. 26 AC Tuesday Closed for Winter Holidays

Dec. 27 CFHH Wednesday Closed for Winter Holidays

Dec. 31 EF Sunday Closed for Winter Holidays

Sunday mornings alternate each week between Dharma Gatherings (DG), Open Meditation (OM) and Learn to Meditate (LTM).

 

FDTNS=Foundations Course: Walking in The Footsteps of the Buddha Course Series. Sundays and Wednesdays

YTDP=Yeshe Tsogyal Dakini Principle Course

EF = Eileen Fisher Headquarters, 2 Bridge Street, Irvington, NY 10533

AC = The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge Street, Suite 64 (2nd Floor)
Irvington, NY

CFHH = The Center for Health and Healing, Mt. Kisc, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Floor, Mount Kisco, New York 10549


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PAST MEDITATION TALKS &  COURSES

Click here to listen to recorded talks from the courses and dharma gatherings below.

 

 

Foundation Courses  – Irvington

Smile at Fear: Sunday afternoons, Eileen Fisher Headquarters

How To Meditate - Part One – Tuesday evenings, The Aligned Center

 

Continuing Course  – Mt. Kisco

How to Meditate - Part Two – Wednesday evenings, Center for Health & Healing

 

Advanced Course - Irvington

 

Lineage and Devotion: An Exploration of the Major Principles

SUNDAYS, (12:30-2:30 PM): Spring - Summer, 2017. Location: Eileen Fisher Headquarters

The Gradual Three Yana Path of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism – The Tradition of the Ancients. Sunday afternoons, Eileen Fisher Headquarters