Kadampa Mediation Center - Williamsburg

Williamsburg, New York
United States
  • This center is located at the heart of Williamsburg and is one of 1200 around the world. 
  • The other practice center in New York is located in the Chelsea District in Manhattan. 
  • This blissful sanctuary was established over 13 years ago by the founder Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and offers ​​Buddha’s teachings in an accessible manner that can easily be integrated into our modern lives.
  • The history of the organization is deep and interconnected. In 1991, Geshe-la founded the New Kadampa Tradition- International Kadampa Buddhist Union, which has centers in Australia, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Germany, and Switzerland. 
  • The lineage of the organization is also  inextricably linked to the teachings of Geshe-la, who has written 24 books and composted over 50 sadhanas.
  • Offerings include in-person and virtual Dharma talks and meditations, every Sunday and Wednesday on “Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times” and “How to Increase Positive Energy.”

Tradition & Practice
Kind of Place

Practice and Meditation

  • Kadampa Buddhism is a time-honored tradition that for centuries has made Buddha's teachings and meditation practices available to people throughout the world.
  • Offerings at the Kadampa Meditation Center, include Dharma talks along with guided meditations every Sunday and Wednesday.
  • These offerings are currently available virtually, as well as in person, and the center also offers memberships.
  • Kadampa meditation center, relies heavily on their wonderful staff and volunteers who help continue to spread the Buddha’s message in the modern world.
  • These classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners- everyone is welcome!

The Place

  • The center is set in a beautiful space near McCarren Park and provides the relaxing conditions that lend themselves to a deep exploration of the heart and mind and features incredible art and statues, that are produced by art studios created to flourish Dharma by the founder Geshe Kelsang. 
  • The center is easily accessible through both buses and the subway, however, there is limited parking around the area.
  • There are numerous unique spiritual stores and boutiques around the neighbourhood, offering an opportunity to explore and connect with likeminded people.

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meditationinwilliamsburg.orginfo@meditationinwilliamsburg.org+1 (212)-924-6706
119 North 11th Street
Williamsburg, New York
United States

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