| Chan Meditation Center | Dharma
Drum Retreat Center | Dharma Drum
| Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist
Association | Dharma Drum for Young People |
Drum Mountain in Taiwan | Affiliates |
Chan Meditation Center, which is affiliated with Dharma Drum Mountain
in Taiwan, is a place of serenity and self-cultivation, located in Elmhurst, Queens, a multicultural
neighborhood in New York City. We welcome all those interested in meditation and the study and practice of
Buddhism, regardless of background, age or ethnic origin. We offer access to Buddhism through a variety of
programs, including classes and lectures on Buddhist scriptures and philosophy, introductory
meditation instruction and practice, retreats, chanting and ceremonies.
The Center is also a small monastery where bhikshus and bhikshunis (fully
ordained monks and nuns) live and practice the traditional precepts.
The Dharma Drum Retreat Center, located in rural, upstate New York, is the North American retreat center of Dharma Drum Mountain. The Center is an invigorating place to learn and
practice Buddhism. Open year-round, the Center has facilities
for intensive meditation retreats ranging from 2 to 49 days, as
well as classes, lectures, and individual work retreats.
Dharma Drum Publications is a nonprofit publisher of books on Buddhism and
Chan (Zen). It's titles are published in appreciation of Buddhism as a living philosophy and
with the commitment to preserve and transmit important works from the
Chan Buddhist tradition.
Founded in 1996, the Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association
has many local chapters throughout North America, Europe and Asia to provide ways for sharing and practicing Chan Buddhism.
Dharma Drum for Young People, which serves college students and young professionals, offers Meditation and Dharma instruction at retreats and workshops throughout the year. / The College Dharma Association was established in
December 2002 to facilitate the study and practice of Master
Sheng Yen's Chan teaching for college students and young
Dharma Drum Mountain is our main headquarters
Information about our affiliates around the world, as well
as links to other Buddhist sites.