Transforming our world begins with transforming our minds.

 

Meditation available for all new and seasoned meditators of all Buddhist traditions in Westchester County, NY. 

Our meditation meetings and classes take place every Sunday; Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

 

ABOUT

Westchester Buddhist Center was formed in early 2009 from the inspiration to share the Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist and Shambhala teachings and meditation practices of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche with friends and neighbors in Westchester County, New York. Learn more

 

MEDITATION GROUPS

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WEEKLY MEDITATION GROUPS

Sundays (10 am - 12 noon) Eileen Fisher Headquarters, Irvington

Tuesdays (7 - 9 pm)  The Aligned Center, Irvington.

Wednesdays (7 - 9 pm) The Center for Health and Healing, Mt. Kisco. 

Weekly Schedule >

COURSES

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MAHAYANA: THE PATH OF COMPASSION AND WISDOM
Sundays, 12:30 - 2:00 pm. Drop-ins welcome!
Eileen Fisher Headquarters, Irvington NY

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism- A Course on the Book by Chögyam Trungpa. The Aligned Center. Starting April 16

DIRECT PATH OF BUDDHADHARMA. Wednesdays, 7 - 9 pm. Drop-ins welcome! The Center for Health and Healing, Mount Kisco, NY

INTERMEDIATE COURSE: The Path of Individual Liberation. Sundays, 12:30 - 2:00 pm. Prerequisites. Eileen Fisher Headquarters, Irvington NY


2019 COURSE OFFERINGS

Open to both beginning and continuing students.



WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERIES, MOUNT KISCO

DIRECT PATH OF BUDDHADHARMA

Ongoing series of talks open to all.

SEGMENT 3: April 24 – July 31, 2019

The Center for Health and Healing, Mount Kisco, NY

Drop-ins welcome!


TUESDAY COURSE

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

A Course on the Book by Chögyam Trungpa

April 16 – July 30, 15 Tuesdays, (7 - 9 pm)

The Aligned Center, Irvington, NY

Drop-ins welcome!

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SPECIAL MEDITATION PROGRAMS & GROUPS


SPECIAL EVENT

July 21, 2019

(10 - 12 pm)

Eileen Fisher Headquarters

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Dharma Talk with Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison: Wholehearted: Taking Refuge in the Three Treasures of Awakening, Receptivity and Community

Join us for our Sunday practice with guest teacher, Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison. He will lead the morning practice and offer a dharma talk based on the first chapters of his new book, Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake Up. After we will have a book signing and a reception. Learn more

Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison

Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison


SAVE THE DATE!

10 am Saturday

August 3rd, 2019

The Aligned Center

Venerable Changling Rinpoche

We are very excited to announce that we will have the honor of hosting a special guest, Venerable Changling Rinpoche on August 3rd at The Aligned Center!

Rinpoche is Abbot of Shechen Monastery in Nepal, the seat of the former Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. He will teach on a variety of subjects and students can also participate in small group interviews.

Further details forthcoming!

Venerable Changling Rinpoche

Venerable Changling Rinpoche


The Sadhana of Mahamudra

Monthly Group Study & Practice of the Traditional Sadhana

Second Monday of the Month (7 - 8:30 pm)

Next Meeting Dates: June 10, July 8

The Aligned Center, Irvington, NY


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MEDITATION READING

To learn about mindfulness-awareness meditation, or just to refresh your home practice, click here to read our favorite in-depth instruction on the main meditation practice that we teach here at WBC.

View readings from our latest meditation retreat, The Wisdom Of Emotions, held at Garrison Institute in February, 2019

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RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche – Introductory:

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

The Myth of Freedom, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Meditation in Action, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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