SUNDAY MEDITATION GROUP


 

Meditation Morning Gatherings (Dharma Talk or Learn to Meditate) & Afternoon Courses at Eileen Fisher Headquarters, Irvington, NY

View weekly schedule below. Learn more about our Sunday afternoon courses: Foundational Course; The Way of the Buddha (drop ins welcome) & Intermediate Course; The Profound Treasure Series

 

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WHEN & WHERE

Sundays (10 AM - 12 PM)

Location: Eileen Fisher Headquarters, 2 Bridge Street, Irvington, NY 10533

Directions: Northwest corner, entrance is adjacent to the river. Please note; GPS won't work, view detailed directions below

By donation. Open to all.


Sunday, Sept. 29 (10 AM - 12 PM)
Dharma Gathering with Derek Kolleeny “Karma: Causality, Interdependent Arising and Mere Appearances”


Sunday, Oct. 6 (10 AM - 12 PM)
Learn to Meditate with Gene Bobker and Open Meditation in the main hall


Sunday, Oct. 13 (10 AM - 12 PM)
Dharma Gathering with John Baker “The Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on Death and Rebirth - An Introduction”


Sunday, Oct. 20 (10 AM - 12 PM)
Learn to Meditate with Jane Kolleeny and Open Meditation in the main hall


Sunday, Oct. 27 (10 AM - 12 PM)
Dharma Gathering with Jane Kolleeny “Life May Be Empty But It's Also Full”

 

ABOUT THE MORNING MEETINGS

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

Dharma Gatherings (DG) begin with 30 minutes of sitting practice, followed by a dharma talk and discussion. A brief introduction to the meditation technique is provided for those that want it in a separate room upstairs at 10 am.

Open Meditation (OM) consists of 2 full hours of practice, with alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation, and a brief reading.

Learn to Meditate (LTM) meetings offer a very detailed (1-1.5 hour) presentation on the practice for those who are new to it, or for those who would like a refresher. This instruction is offered at the same time as Open Meditation, but in a separate room, upstairs.  At the end of this instruction, the group will join the Open Meditation gathering for the remainder of the morning.

All programs conclude with conversation and refreshments. Meditation cushions are provided.

PLEASE NOTE: No meetings on major holidays or in seriously inclement weather. 




LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

Eileen Fisher Headquarters

2 Bridge Street, Irvington, NY 10533

(Please note, GPS won't work, please view detailed directions below)

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As you face the river, the entrance is on your left, on the northwest corner of the building.

1. From Route 9, turn onto Main Street, Irvington. Continue down hill (west) towards the train station.
2. Turn right on N. Ashton
3. Turn left on Bridge Street, continue on to River Street, and follow parallel to railroad tracks past the first large brick building.
4. WBC meets at Eileen Fisher’s office space, which occupies the 2nd large brick building. Turn right into second Parking Lot
5. Our entrance is around the corner of the building facing a small courtyard and the Hudson River.

For those who walk from the Irvington train station.  As you face the river, it is the second large building on your left.  You enter from the river side, with your back to the river as you go through the door.