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posted by: adminSeptember 4, 2011 

Japan Disaster Relief

August 9, 2011 - Susan J. Onuma (left), Honorary President, and Gary S. Moriwaki (second from left), President of the Japanese American Association of New York, a nonprofit volunteer organization and Community Center for Culture and Welfare, visited the Chan Meditation Center. more

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posted by: adminSeptember 2, 2011 

The Recitation Ritual of Amitabha Sutra in Three Sessions

On August 20, 2011, more than 170 people attended the Recitation Ritual of Amitabha Sutra in Three Sessions held at Chan Meditation Center, New York. The ceremony was presided by Venerable Guo Xing, Abbot of the Center and 9 monastics assisted. more

Weekly Activities

Sunday Open House

Every Sunday, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Our Sunday programs are open to people to explore and learn more about Buddhism. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Please CLICK HERE for Sunday Dharma Talk related info.

Dharma talk
11:00 – 12:30pm

Lunch Offering & Announcement
12:30 – 1:00pm

Vegetarian Lunch ($5 donation requested)
1:00 – 1:45pm

Chanting Service
2:00 – 4:00pm

Monday Evening Chanting

Every Monday, 7:30pm to 9:15pm
Devotional chanting of Amitabha Buddha’s name.
Bodhisattva Precept Recitation Ritual every last Monday of each month.

Every Monday, 7:30pm to 9:15pm

Tuesday Evening Sitting

Every Tuesday, 7:00pm to 9:30pm
All who have previous experience in meditation are welcome. Activities include sitting and walking meditations, yoga exercises, chanting of the Heart Sutra, and group discussions of Chan Master Sheng Yen’s books.

Thursday Evening Tai Chi Moving Meditation

Every Thursday, 7:30pm to 9:00 pm

Experience the great depth of Chan practice through the combination of Ta-chi with Chan meditation.

The modern people are often busy, stressed and tense. Tai Chi Moving Meditation helps to unify and ease the body and mind.

Moreover, it is an expedient to improve physical health.

Fee: $80 for 16 classes or $25 per month

[ First class is free for newcomers.  All levels are welcome! ]

Please call 718-592-6593 for registration.

Instructor: David Ngo

Saturday Sitting

Currently Canceled Until Further Notice