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. 

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COURSES

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Drop-ins welcome to all our Courses


SPECIAL PROGRAMS


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Visiting Teacher

Venerable Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019

Eileen Fisher Headquarters

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Mindfulness and Awareness Meditation Workshop

An Approach to Greater Sanity, Happiness, Wisdom and Compassion

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019

The Aligned Center

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The Voice of the Brush with Barbara Bash

A One-Day Creative Workshop

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

Eileen Fisher Headquarters

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2019 COURSE OFFERINGS

Open to both beginning and continuing students. Drop ins welcome.

 

WBC FOUNDATION LEVEL COURSE (Semester One)

The Way of the Buddha

Sundays (12:30 - 2:30 pm)

Eileen Fisher Headquarters in Irvington

Led by Derek Kolleeny, Andrea Sherman and Julie Farmer

This course is the perfect next step for those that participated in the Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha course last year.” LEARN MORE >


INTERMEDIATE COURSE (Semester One)

The Profound Treasury Series

Sundays, (12:30 - 2:30 pm) starting Sept. 15

Eileen Fisher Headquarters in Irvington

Led by Jane Kolleeny and Gene Bobker

Pre-requisites apply.

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TUESDAY EVENING SERIES

The Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on Life, Death, and the Bardos (Intermediate States)

Tuesdays, (7 - 9 pm) starting Oct.1

Ongoing series of talks open to all.

The Aligned Center in Irvington

Led by John Baker

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERIES, MOUNT KISCO

DIRECT PATH OF BUDDHADHARMA

Ongoing series of talks open to all.

Wednesdays, (7 - 9 pm)

The Center for Health and Healing, Mount Kisco, NY

Led by Derek Kolleeny and Warner Dick

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MONTHLY STUDY GROUPS


 
 

The Sadhana of Mahamudra

Monthly Group Study & Practice of the Traditional Sadhana

The Aligned Center, Irvington, NY

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RETREAT OPPORTUNITIES

Weekend Retreat of the Sadhana at The Sky Lake Retreat Center in New York

Dates: Nov. 1 - 3, 2019

Led by Derek Kolleeny

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Aging for Beginners

Monthly Discussion Group

Co-lead by Kevin Gormley and Andrea Sherman

Meeting Dates (2:45pm): Oct. 27th, Nov. 24th, Dec. 15th. After the holidays we will resume our meetings in February

Eileen Fisher Headquarters, Irvington


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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