“The Dharma is so good, yet so few people know about it and so many people misunderstand it.” It was based on this simple belief that Venerable Master Sheng Yen founded Dharma Drum Mountain. Named as one of the fifty most influential people in Taiwan during the past four hundred years, Venerable Master Sheng Yen called himself “an itinerant monk pressing ahead through the wind and snow,” and has had a life full of miseries, deprivations, tests, and turning points.

 

What's New

Announcement:

Temporary Location

91-26 Corona Ave Elmhurst NY 11373
while the expansion is underway.

 

New Abbot President

Dharma Drum Mountain has elected Venerable Guo Hui as the Sixth Abbot President.
Venerable Guo Hui became a monastic under Master Sheng Yen in 1985. His area of research includes Samadhi of Chan, An Shigao study, and Chan related Sutras translated in the early Han dynasty.

 

 

Weekly Group Practice

Tuesdays Sitting:  7 pm – 9:30 pm
Thursdays Tai-chi Moving Meditation: 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Please click HERE for details.~

 

LATEST UPDATE: Event Blog
2018 Family Camp
2018 3-Day Retreat of Labor Day Weekend
2018, 9/11 Hunger Relief

 

Other Upcoming Events

1-DAY RETREATS
Sept 29, 2018 “1-day of Awakening” by Ven. Chang Zhai
Oct 27, 2018 “1-day of Silent Illumination” by Ven. Chang Hwa

 

2-DAYS REFLECTION RETREAT
Dec 22-23, 2018 Event Details Coming Up Soon!

 

DHARMA DRUM YOUNG PEOPLE DDYP
Oct 20, 2018 Tea Words
Dec 9, 2018 Movie & Mind “The Post” led by Peter Lin

 

MOVIE & MIND
Oct 14 I, Tonya
Dec 9 The Post

 

Annual Event July – December 2018

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Beginner’s Meditation Workshop (3 parts)

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  • Three Saturdays, Sept  15, 22 & Oct 6
  • 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Fee: Free (Donation is welcome)
  • Pre-registration is required. Please click HERE to register online.

For those who are new to Chan meditation. Classes on Buddhist meditation, including instruction on methods of sitting, breathing, walking, standing, sleeping, yoga exercises, self-massage, theories and obstacles in meditation, and progressive stages of meditation. 

 

2-Day Reflection Retreat

 

A 2-day retreat in the urban city!

  • December 22 – 23, 9 am – 5 pm
  • Chan Meditation Center (91-26 Corona Ave)
  • Please click HERE to register online.

Only 40 seats available. Priority application to 2 whole days retreatants.
 

 

7-Day Buddha’s Name Recitation Retreat

  • Dec 26, 2018 – Jan 1, 2019 
  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Chan Meditation Center (91-26 Corona Ave)
  • Please call CMC at 718-592-6573 or click HERE to register online.

Only 40 seats available. Priority application to 7 whole days retreatants.
 

 

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Upcoming Events

Sunday Open House at CMC

  • Every Sunday, Free, Bilingual
    Click here to learn more about our Sunday Program

Upcoming Sunday Dharma Talk Schedule

  • Every Sunday 11:00am to 12:30pm
    Click here for a schedule on upcoming Sunday Dharma Talks.

Upcoming Dharma Classes

  • Click here to learn more about these upcoming major events.

Upcoming Meditation and Retreats

  • Click here to learn more about these upcoming programs
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