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September 2019

Lunchtime Meditation with Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Sep
19

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Sep
20

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Book Reading and Signing – The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great with Dr. Alexander Gardner | 7-9PM

Sep
20

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Alexander Gardner, Director of The Treasury of Lives, will discuss his new book, The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great, the first-ever extensive biography of Tibet's most famous nonsectarian Buddhist lama. Well-known for preserving Tibetan Buddhist lineages in an era of great political strife, Kongtrul is one of the most important figures of the 19th-century Rimé period. Discussion and reading will be followed by a Q&A and book-signing with the author.   “Your mind won’t be found elsewhere. It is…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Sep
23

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Sep
23

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

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Overview of the Essential Lam Rim Teachings – Part II – Geshe Thupten Kunkhen | 7-8:30PM

Sep
23

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). Ven. Geshe Kunkhen will present an overview of the essential Lam Rim teachings of Lama Tsong Khapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment during this ongoing three-year course, which will cover the small, medium, and large scope of these profound teachings. Classes will consist of lecture and  discussion on the overall text, meditation, as well as time for Q&A. Geshe Kunkhen will…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Sep
24

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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The Art of Breathing: Session Three – Mary Reilly Nichols | 7-9PM

Sep
24

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Art of Breathing : Session Three:  Exploring Tantric Breath Practices  Receive instruction in the basics of optimal breathing habits and breath centered meditation. Focus on the easeful and enlightening breath methodology described in Tantric contemplative teachings. To attend in-person - General:$20/Members:$18 - REGISTER HERE To join online - General: $7 (no member discount on live-stream) REGISTER HERE Tuesday, October 1; 7-9PM The Art of Breathing : Session Four: Themes from the Kularnava Tantra - Breath as Your Inner Teacher  Receive…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Sep
25

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Reincarnation, Karma, Time, and Science – Dr. David Komodo Kittay | 7-9PM

Sep
25

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We’ll see that neither time nor persons exist. Then we will discuss how then it may nonetheless be possible for persons to reincarnate over time, looking at near-death experiences, past life memories, tantra, and science. Dr. David Komodo Kittay teaches philosophy, religion, and technology at Columbia, where his courses are called "life changing," translates exoteric and esoteric Buddhist texts, and founded and teaches at The Harlem Clemente Course for the Humanities at the Drew Hamilton Houses on 143rd St. He…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Sep
26

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Sep
27

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Presentation and Book Signing – Painting Enlightenment: Healing Visions of the Heart Sutra | 7-9PM

Sep
27

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join us for an evening with professor Paula Arai, author of Painting Enlightenment: Healings Visions of the Heart Sutra. Arai will give a presentation on the life and work of Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002), a Japanese teacher, biologist, prisoner of war, Buddhist practitioner, and painter who developed a uniquely Buddhist aesthetic inspired  by the Heart Sutra. The Heart Sutra—among the most famous of Buddhist scriptures—has been treated with reverence for centuries. Practitioners and calligraphers have honored the sutra by hand…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Sep
30

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Sep
30

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

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Overview of the Essential Lam Rim Teachings – Part II – Geshe Thupten Kunkhen | 7-8:30PM

Sep
30

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). Ven. Geshe Kunkhen will present an overview of the essential Lam Rim teachings of Lama Tsong Khapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment during this ongoing three-year course, which will cover the small, medium, and large scope of these profound teachings. Classes will consist of lecture and  discussion on the overall text, meditation, as well as time for Q&A. Geshe Kunkhen will…

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October 2019

Lunchtime Meditation with Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Oct
01

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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The Art of Breathing: Session Four – Mary Reilly Nichols | 7-9PM

Oct
01

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Art of Breathing : Session Four: Themes from the Kularnava Tantra - Breath as Your Inner Teacher  Receive instruction in the basics of optimal breathing habits and breath centered meditation. Focus on a specific text, the “Kularnava Tantra”  which offers breath technique as a means to meditative non-dual awareness. General:$20/Members:$18 - REGISTER HERE To join online - General: $7 (no member discount on live-stream) REGISTER HERE SERIES (to attend all four sessions): General:$70/Members:$63   REGISTER HERE To join online - General:…

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Oct
02

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

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Gallery is closed from 1-5pm today

Oct
02

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Gallery is closed from 1-5pm today

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Special Lectures with Professor Robert Thurman – This Pig Year: Dalai Lama’s 84th Year | 7-9PM

Oct
02

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Professor Robert Thurman

Wednesday, October 2; 7-9PM:  This Pig Year: Dalai Lama's 84th Year This lecture will discuss the Tibetan tradition of the "obstacle year," the idea that when one's birth animal year comes around every twelve years, there is danger of an obstacle bringing us some misfortune. In H. H. the Dalai Lama's case, since his fate is so tied to that of the Tibetan nation, there has been a tendency for all of Tibet to undergo hardships during Pig Years. In…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Oct
03

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Oct
04

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Tibetan Medicine and Astrology Consultation – Institute of Tibetan Medicine & Astrology

Oct
05

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, October 5  |  Consultation hours: 10AM-5PM MEDITATION CONSULTATION*: 30 minutes for each consultation | $60 per consultation *Consultation fees does not include prescription (if prescribed, the cost of herbs for one month will range between $35-40).  Consultation hours:  10am - 10:30am 10:40am - 11:10am 11:20am - 11:50am 12noon - 12:30pm 12:40pm - 1:10pm LUNCH BREAK 2pm-2:30pm 2:40pm-3:10pm 3:20pm-3:50pm 4pm-4:30pm 4:40pm-5:10pm  CLICK HERE to book your appointment  ASTROLOGY CONSULTATION*: 60 minutes for each consultation | $120 per consultation *It is oral only…

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Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom | 10AM-5PM

Oct
06

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Paul Bloom

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom: 12 Taoist Rejuvenations Awakening Your Spirit, Expressing It and Finding Harmonious Grace 10AM-5PM; Sunday, October 6  |  Saturday, November 2 | Saturday, December 14   The “12 Taoist Rejuvenations” is easily my most favorite set to practice.  If there were only one set I could do, this would be the one.  Kwan Sai-hung, strongly connected to the famous Hua Shan Monastery in Northern China, taught me this set.  He claimed that the ladies of the imperial Ching…

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
07

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Geshe Ngawang Thorte Lama Dawa Tsering Lama Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala, sweeping…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Oct
07

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Oct
07

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

Find out more »

Overview of the Essential Lam Rim Teachings – Part II – Geshe Thupten Kunkhen | 7-8:30PM

Oct
07

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). Ven. Geshe Kunkhen will present an overview of the essential Lam Rim teachings of Lama Tsong Khapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment during this ongoing three-year course, which will cover the small, medium, and large scope of these profound teachings. Classes will consist of lecture and  discussion on the overall text, meditation, as well as time for Q&A. Geshe Kunkhen will…

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
08

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Venerable Wangchen Norbu Lama Venerable Dorje Wangdi Gurung Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala,…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Oct
08

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Introduction to Meditation – Kristen Rae | 7-9PM

Oct
08

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tibet House’s introductory meditation classes were featured in New York Magazine’s top picks (4 stars). Tibet House shrine & gallery will be open for silent individual meditation at 6 PM, instruction begins at 7 PM. Each session is intended to stand alone, attendence at previous sessions is not required. Room is set up with both meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs with back support. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. October 8 & 15  |  Suggested donation: $10

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
09

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Venerable Wangchen Norbu Lama Venerable Dorje Wangdi Gurung Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala,…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Oct
09

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Dalai Lama’s “Force for Good” Program – Psychedelics, Mysticism, and Enlightenment | 7:30PM-9:30PM

Oct
09

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Dalai Lama's "Force for Good" Program  Psychedelics, Mysticism, and Enlightenment With Drs. Anthony P. Bossis, Anya Loizaga-Velder, and Prof. David Komodo Kittay Dr. Bossis will discuss findings from FDA-approved psychedelic-generated mystical experience research including findings demonstrating a single psilocybin session helping persons with cancer or end-of-life distress cultivate meaning, enhance psycho-spiritual well-being, and foster a greater acceptance of the dying process. Implications for the study of meaning-making and spirituality will be addressed. Dr. Loizaga-Velder, Director of Research and Psychotherapy at the…

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
10

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Venerable Wangchen Norbu Lama Venerable Dorje Wangdi Gurung Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala,…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Miles Bukiet | 1-1:45PM

Oct
10

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
11

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Geshe Ngawang Thorte Lama Dawa Tsering Lama Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala, sweeping…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Oct
11

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Visions of Enlightened Masters | Ngorchen and Ngor Monastery: A New Order of Artistic Splendor | 7-9PM

Oct
11

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VISIONS OF ENLIGHTENED MASTERS A Speaker Series on Paintings of Historic Tibetan Leaders: Representations from the Tibet House Repatriation Collection Saturday, September 7, Fridays, October 11, 25, Thursday, November 7, Wednesday, November 13 Professor Robert Thurman, Alexander Gardner, Ph.D, Alison Baldassano, Dominique Townsend, Katherine Anne Paul, Ph.D., Virginia and William M. Spencer  Maybe we recognize their portraits, or know a thing or two about their teachings, but how much do we really know about the lives and representations of important Tibetan…

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Taoist Meditation and Qigong: Flowing with Change – Bruce Frantzis | 10:30AM-4:30PM

Oct
12

10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Due to the success of our meditation course last year in New York, Bruce will be teaching a full day course on Meditation!  Using inner dissolving and methods from the classic Daoist text the “Yi Jing” or Book of Changes, this course will show you ways for how to better deal with the changes of life. Enabling you to better emotionally and mentally adapt in your personal, professional and financial relationships, as well as to the realities of our rapidly,…

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Closed for Columbus Day but evening program with Dr. Joe Loizzo will take place

Oct
14

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Tibet House US will be closed for the Columbus Day holiday but evening lecture with Dr. Joe Loizzo will take place. Lamrim class is cancelled.

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Oct
14

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

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There will be no Lamrim Class today

Oct
14

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

There will be no Lamrim class today

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Lunchtime Meditation with Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Oct
15

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Introduction to Meditation – Kristen Rae | 7-9PM

Oct
15

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tibet House’s introductory meditation classes were featured in New York Magazine’s top picks (4 stars). Tibet House shrine & gallery will be open for silent individual meditation at 6 PM, instruction begins at 7 PM. Each session is intended to stand alone, attendence at previous sessions is not required. Room is set up with both meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs with back support. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. October 8 & 15  |  Suggested donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Oct
16

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Bardo teachings and lessons on how to die well based on a the Tibetan Book of the Dead – Michael Katz | 7-9PM

Oct
16

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This slideshow and lecture will focus on the period when the outer and inner signs presage that the onset of death is near  (Chikhai Bardo),  It continues  through the onset of  Chonyi Bardo which commences after the final ‘inner breath. These are the special moments when the luminosity of the true nature dawns for practitioners.  The presentation will also focus on  the Sidpai bardo of rebirth which endures until the inner-breath commences in the new transmigrating  birth form determined by…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Miles Bukiet | 1-1:45PM

Oct
17

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Oct
18

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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The Social, Cultural, and Political Impact of the Mindfulness Revolution – A Workshop with Ethan & David Nichtern | 7-9PM

Oct
18

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the Nichterns at Tibet House on Friday, October 18 for a lively discussion of how far mindfulness has come in our society, and how far it has yet to go. Recent decades have seen nothing short of a Mindfulness Revolution in Western Society. Meditative disciplines that originated in ancient Buddhist practice have come to have a strong influence in Western psychotherapy, neuroscience, art, social justice, and more. A serious meditator is even among the candidates for US President in…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Oct
19

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Oct
20

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Oct
21

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Mindful Meditation for Distorted Emotions – Geshe Thupten Dorjee

Oct
21

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Attentiveness is the best light to eliminate the darkness of ignorance. The best treasure that cannot be stolen. It is the greatest tool to overcome ignorance, and it is the best friend to provide skillful ways to overcome delusions. The Mirror for Health and Happiness is a holistic program designed to address stress (Distorted Thoughts) and overall mental health Peace and Calm based on the ancient practices of meditation developed by Tibetan Buddhist scholars for centuries in India and Tibet.…

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Overview of the Essential Lam Rim Teachings – Part II – Geshe Thupten Kunkhen | 7-8:30PM

Oct
21

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). Ven. Geshe Kunkhen will present an overview of the essential Lam Rim teachings of Lama Tsong Khapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment during this ongoing three-year course, which will cover the small, medium, and large scope of these profound teachings. Classes will consist of lecture and  discussion on the overall text, meditation, as well as time for Q&A. Geshe Kunkhen will…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Oct
22

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Introduction to Meditation – Shefalika Gandhi | 7-9PM

Oct
22

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tibet House’s introductory meditation classes were featured in New York Magazine’s top picks (4 stars). Tibet House shrine & gallery will be open for silent individual meditation at 6 PM, instruction begins at 7 PM. Each session is intended to stand alone, attendence at previous sessions is not required. Room is set up with both meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs with back support. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. October 22 & 29; 7-9PM  |  Suggested donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Oct
23

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Dream Yoga – Michael Katz | 7-9PM

Oct
23

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Psychologist/Artist Dr. Michael Katz for the fun and provocative “Living and Dreaming Lucidly” workshop. This series incorporates meditation, guided induction, and powerful techniques of dream work. These include group exercises and psychodrama to incorporate transcendent personal and archetypal material generated during the workshop. This work is intended to develop the capacity to live and dream lucidly, enhance creativity, promote self-discovery, and reduce stress. Wednesdays, October 23 & 30; 7-9PM General: $25/Members:$22.50 per session CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Michael Katz…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Oct
25

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Visions of Enlightened Masters | Surrounded by Masters: Time, Tradition, and Supremacy in the Portrait of an Unidentified Polymath | 7-9PM

Oct
25

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture series - 2 of 4: Friday, October 25; 7-9PM at Tibet House US Surrounded by Masters: Time, Tradition, and Supremacy in the Portrait of an Unidentified Polymath Alison Baldassano, Researcher and Collections Specialist, Brooklyn Museum, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art General:$25/Members:$22.50 |  REGISTER HERE VISIONS OF ENLIGHTENED MASTERS A Speaker Series on Paintings of Historic Tibetan Leaders: Representations from the Tibet House Repatriation Collection Saturday, September 7, Fridays, October 11, 25, Thursday, November 7, Wednesday, November 13 Professor…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Oct
28

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Neurographica Course 2019 – Maria Volkova and Margarita Amrita Schwartzman | 7-9PM

Oct
28

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Maria Volkova and Margarita Amrita Schwartzman Neurographica is a unique and profound psychological system, a form of powerful “aesthetic coaching,” in which art and neuroscience come together to provide highly effective creative methods for human development and transformation. Neurographica unlocks your creativity, inner potential, and allows you to tune communication with yourself. It is easy and fun, and yet it also allows you to solve psychological problems at the same time. The method was created by Russian psychologist and spiritual teacher…

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Overview of the Essential Lam Rim Teachings – Part II – Geshe Thupten Kunkhen | 7-8:30PM

Oct
28

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). Ven. Geshe Kunkhen will present an overview of the essential Lam Rim teachings of Lama Tsong Khapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment during this ongoing three-year course, which will cover the small, medium, and large scope of these profound teachings. Classes will consist of lecture and  discussion on the overall text, meditation, as well as time for Q&A. Geshe Kunkhen will…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Oct
29

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Mindfulness in a Hectic World – Shefalika Gandhi | 7-9PM

Oct
29

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“The past is over, the future is not here yet. Only this present moment is life” Mindfulness is the practice of living in the present moment without drifting into thoughts of the past and the future. It helps us inhabit our lives. The practice and wisdom of mindfulness can steer us away from the autopilot mode of thinking to a more intentional and aware way of being. In this workshop, learn to quieten the mind and deepen your engagement with ‘this…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Oct
30

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Dream Yoga – Michael Katz | 7-9PM

Oct
30

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Psychologist/Artist Dr. Michael Katz for the fun and provocative “Living and Dreaming Lucidly” workshop. This series incorporates meditation, guided induction, and powerful techniques of dream work. These include group exercises and psychodrama to incorporate transcendent personal and archetypal material generated during the workshop. This work is intended to develop the capacity to live and dream lucidly, enhance creativity, promote self-discovery, and reduce stress. Wednesdays, October 23 & 30; 7-9PM General: $25/Members:$22.50 per session CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Michael Katz…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Oct
31

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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November 2019

Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Nov
01

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom | 10AM-5PM

Nov
02

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Paul Bloom

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom: 12 Taoist Rejuvenations Awakening Your Spirit, Expressing It and Finding Harmonious Grace 10AM-5PM; Saturday, November 2 | Saturday, December 14   The “12 Taoist Rejuvenations” is easily my most favorite set to practice.  If there were only one set I could do, this would be the one.  Kwan Sai-hung, strongly connected to the famous Hua Shan Monastery in Northern China, taught me this set.  He claimed that the ladies of the imperial Ching Dynasty court (19th century)…

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Kaiut Yoga Workshop – 10AM-3:30PM

Nov
03

10:00 am – 3:30 pm

DATE:  November 3, 2019 TIME: 10:00AM - 3:30PM  (Lunch break 1:00PM - 2:00PM) COST: $100 (Including 3 sessions with different focus areas) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Kaiut Yoga is designed to improve your quality of life, the Kaiut method adapts the ancient practice of yoga in an innovative way that relieves the challenges of modern life. The method works with natural movements, increasing mobility and returning the body to its ideal structure and functionality. It is yoga for everybody and every body type. A typical Kaiut class might…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Nov
04

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Teachings – Part II – Geshe Thupten Kunkhen | 7-8:30PM

Nov
04

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on November 11). Ven. Geshe Kunkhen will present an overview of the essential Lam Rim teachings of Lama Tsong Khapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment during this ongoing three-year course, which will cover the small, medium, and large scope of these profound teachings. Classes will consist of lecture and  discussion on the overall text, meditation, as well as time for Q&A. Geshe Kunkhen will…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Kristen Rae Stevens | 1-1:45PM

Nov
05

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Introduction to Meditation – Julia Murphy | 7-9PM

Nov
05

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please note that there will be evening meditation on November 12th and December 3rd. Mindfulness meditation can be defined as learning to bring our attention to the present moment by focusing on our breath and simply seeing what arises without bias or judgement.  When attention wanders, and we notice, we simply return our attention to the breath. The benefit of this practice is that we become more synchronized in body and mind, and begin to relate to our world in…

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Nov
06

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

Lunchtime Meditation is cancelled.

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Sacred Music: Creativity & Spirituality David Nichtern in Dialog with special guest Krishna Das | 7-9PM

Nov
06

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sacred Music: Creativity & Spirituality - David Nichtern in Dialog with special guest Krishna Das A workshop and book signing event to celebrate the release of David’s new book Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck. A friendly, funny, practical guide for creatives and entrepreneurs, written by a four-time Emmy award-winning and two-time Grammy-nominated composer-guitarist-producer who has worked with Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Jerry Garcia, Lana Del Rey, and Krishna Das, among many others. Also a beloved and highly regarded Buddhist teacher, David teaches readers…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Nov
07

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Visions of Enlightened Masters | Padmasambhava: The Many Faces of Tibet’s “Second Buddha” | 7-9PM

Nov
07

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture series - 3 of 4: Thursday, November 7; 7-9PM at Tibet House US Padmasambhava: The Many Faces of Tibet's "Second Buddha" Ben Bogin, Associate Professor and Director of Asian Studies General:$25/Members:$22.50 |  REGISTER HERE VISIONS OF ENLIGHTENED MASTERS A Speaker Series on Paintings of Historic Tibetan Leaders: Representations from the Tibet House Repatriation Collection Saturday, September 7, Fridays, October 11, 25, Thursday, November 7, Wednesday, November 13 Professor Robert Thurman, Alexander Gardner, Ph.D, Alison Baldassano, Dominique Townsend, Katherine Anne Paul,…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Nov
08

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Nov
09

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Nov
10

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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CLOSED – Veterans Day

Nov
11

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

CLOSED - Veterans Day

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Both Lunchtime (1-1:45PM) and the evening (7-9pm) meditation is CANCELLED

Nov
12

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Both Lunchtime (1-1:45PM) and the evening (7-9pm) meditation is CANCELLED.

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Art of Freedom Award honoring Deepak Chopra and Tenzing Rigdol | 6-8PM

Nov
12

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Deepak Chopra MD, FACP, founder of the Chopra Foundation and co-founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing and Jiyo.com is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. He serves as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and is the author of over 86 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. Deepak has been long standing supporter and friend of Tibet House US.   Tenzing Rigdol is a contemporary…

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Nov
13

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

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Visions of Enlightened Masters | Projecting Ideals: Image and Actions in Tibetan Portraits | 6-8PM

Nov
13

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lecture series - 4 of 4: Projecting Ideals: Image and Actions in Tibetan Portraits Katherine Anne Paul, Ph.D., Virginia and William M. Spencer Curator of Asian Art, Birmingham Museum of Art Idealized images of Tibetan teachers are pervasive in the arts of Tibet—not only as central portrait figures in sculptures and paintings, but also at the edges of paintings where deities take center stage. This illustrated talk—featuring rare works from the Tibet House US Repatriation Collection—will decode the rich significance of…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Nov
14

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Meet the Artist Tenzing Rigdol, My World Is in your Blind Spot | at 6PM

Nov
14

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Meet the Artist Tenzing Rigdol, My World Is in your Blind Spot Closing Talk “In this work, I try to understand the continued and constant self-immolations that are taking place in Tibet. I have found my mind increasingly occupied by these controversial acts. Both courageous and tragic, self-immolations challenge us, as witnesses, to either take action or to practice indifference. Consequently, these acts force us to define and redefine our individual and collective strengths/weaknesses based on our responses.  How we respond…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Nov
15

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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ONLY ONLINE – Special Lectures with Professor Robert Thurman – Buddhism, Tibet, and the Four Nobler Truths | 7-9PM

Nov
15

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Professor Robert Thurman

***This lecture has been changed to a online streaming event. There will not be a lecture at Tibet House***  An email will be sent to registrants offering a choice between a full refund or refund less the cost ($7) of a live-stream ticket.  We are sorry for the change, please call us if you have any questions or concerns. Buddhism, Tibet, and the Four Nobler Truths This evening we will introduce thre central concepts of world Buddhism, originating in India and…

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Nov
18

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

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There is no Lamrim class tonight

Nov
18

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

There is no Lamrim class tonight

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Nov
19

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

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Introduction to Meditation – Beej Karpen | 7-9PM

Nov
19

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please note that there will be evening meditation on November 12th and December 3rd. Mindfulness meditation can be defined as learning to bring our attention to the present moment by focusing on our breath and simply seeing what arises without bias or judgement.  When attention wanders, and we notice, we simply return our attention to the breath. The benefit of this practice is that we become more synchronized in body and mind, and begin to relate to our world in…

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Nov
20

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Nov
21

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

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Opening Reception: A Room Of One’s Own | 6-8PM

Nov
21

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 21, 2019  6-8pm Live performance by cellist Shinko Hanaoka  REVIEWS: THE BROOKLYN RAIL: HISAKO KOBAYASHI Said in Silence WHITEHOT MAGAZINE: The Feminine Sublime: Hisako Kobayashi’s Abstract Paintings Hisako Kobayashi grew up in Tokyo before moving to New York City in 1981 to earn a Masters of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute. She has exhibited at New York's Georges Bergès Gallery and the Brooklyn Museum, and at other prestigious venues on four continents. As an abstract painter,…

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