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Meditation: Buddhism, Science and Common Sense

Thursday, August 7, 7pm Buddha explained in the sutras that anxiety, fear and suffering arise when our minds are overpowered by thoughts and emotions. To address this problem, Buddha taught that through focusing and…Read more

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Intro to Meditation: Using Thoughts and Emotions

New Dates: Thursdays, September 4 –  25. 7pm – 9pm. Often when we practice meditation, we regard thoughts and emotions or strong physical sensations (such as a pain in our back) as a…Read more

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Movie Night! Happy

From Academy Award-nominated director Roko Belic, Happy takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real life…Read more

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Movie Night! Dreamlike Journey

Dreamlike Journey is a magical film about a recent pilgrimage to the sacred places of Buddhism in India, Nepal and Bhutan taken by Drubwang Tsoknyi Rinpoche and a group of his close students….Read more

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Movie Night! Kundun

Come and join us for an evening of Buddhist films and social gathering at the Rigpa NYC center’s “Movie Night”. On Friday May 30 at 7pm, we will be screening “Kundun”, a motion…Read more

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What Meditation Really Is

We all want to be happy. But often the relentless pace and challenges of life make it impossible to know where to look for happiness. Through the wisdom of meditation, however, we can…Read more

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Movie Night! Travelers & Magicians

A mystical journey of spiritual discovery is set against the spectacular, evocative landscape of Bhutan. A young government official, Dondrup, dreams of escaping to America while stuck in a beautiful but isolated village….Read more

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Teaching by Phakchok Rinpoche

Fearless Happiness: Coping with Stress in the Modern World Monday May 5, 7pm Born in 1981 as the son of Kyabje Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche and recognized at a young age, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche…Read more

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Introduction to Ngöndro

Ngöndro, the preliminary or ‘foundation’ practices of Vajrayana Buddhism, are profound and powerful means for effecting a deep purification and transformation at every level of our being. Not only do they prepare the…Read more

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Teaching with Chagdud Khadro

We are thrilled that Chagdud Khadro will give a teaching on Wednesday, April 30 at 7pm. Chagdud Khadro is the spiritual wife of His Eminence Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche. She met Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche…Read more

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