Welcome. In the 21st century we have an ocean of resources. We’re not lacking information, knowledge, or wisdom. What we need is a mind that is capable of processing it all.

Upcoming Events and Programs


Mahayana Course

NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER! NBNY is happy to announce that our Study Path will offer the first 3 courses of the brand new, improved Nalandabodhi Mahayana Course curriculum MAH 301, MAH 302, & MAH 303 created by Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl. Classes will take place every Tuesday from 7:00-9:00 pm beginning September 11. For information and to register, click here.


Teachings on Tara Drupchen & Tara

2 Wednesday Nights with Acharya Lhakpa
Wednesday, Sept 26 & Oct 10
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Tara Drupchen is a practice intensive focused on awakening the fearless and compassionate energy that is our mind’s true nature, as symbolized by Tara. For more information and to register, click here.

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The Altruistic Heart: Training in Loving-Kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Contentment

4 Thursdays: Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Join co-facilitators Rosemary Bakker and Mario Figueroa as we meditate, listen to teachings, and engage in lively discussions on how to bring these teachings into our everyday world. For more information and to register, click here.

SONY DSC Introducing Fierce Deity Yoga and Vajrakilaya

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2:30 – 4:30 pm
In this public talk, Dan Hirshberg, Ph.D. will give an overview of the history, iconography and practice of this renowned fierce deity, as well as its special relevance for the Nalandabodhi sangha. For more information and to register, click here.

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Critical Intelligence as the Ground for Opening the Heart with Acharya Judy Lief

Friday, Nov. 9, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Sat. & Sun., Nov. 10 & 11, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

What does it mean to be a genuine practitioner? What are some of the pitfalls both personally and institutionally to developing transformative dharma communities in the modern world? Within that practice container, we will explore together some of the tough issues facing practitioners and sanghas in current times. For more information and to register, click here.


Open Meditation
Wednesdays, weekly.
12:30-1:30 pm
A Lunchtime Practice Opportunity. Join us for a real break at lunch! Click here for more information.


(Other groups’ activities and meetings at our Center that might interest you.)

New York Buddha Dharma. Next meeting is Monday, Sept. 24, 7-9 pm. For more information, click here.

Unconditional Healing Circle with Jeff Rubin. Next meeting is Sunday, Sept. 30, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. For more information, click here or email Jeff Rubin.

New York City branch of Dharma Ocean Sangha. Next meeting is Sunday, Sept. 23, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Practice as taught by Reggie Ray, in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and lead by senior teachers Tina LaGreca and Marty Enright, and occasional visiting teachers. Sessions consist of guided body work, sitting and walking meditation. The first hour of practice is suitable for beginners. All are welcome! For more information, click here.


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