Meditation in Westchester
Vajra Light Buddhist Center is a non-profit Buddhist meditation center in Westchester, NY. We offer instruction in meditation and Buddhist spiritual practice through meditation classes, retreats and special events. Taught by qualified Western teachers, Vajra Light's meditation classes are very easy to understand and apply to our daily lives. The classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners.
Where to Start
All of the classes listed below are part of our General Program (GP) and are open to anyone to attend on a drop-in basis. Classes are especially designed to help busy, modern people find more inner peace and happiness. No prior experience with Buddhism or meditation is necessary. Everyone is welcome! Please follow the links to individual class pages for more details about the current topics and pricing.
Why Me? Understanding Karma
Every Sunday, 2:30-4:00pm
In his teachings on Karma, Buddha revealed the true nature of this universal law - known as the wisdom of cause and effect - according to which all our actions of body, speech, and mind are causes and all our experiences are their effects.
The law of karma explains why each individual has a unique mental disposition, a unique physical appearance, and unique experiences. Through understanding these universal principles and learning how to recognize karma functioning in our daily lives, we can gain real confidence in our ability to change our future and understand our past. This wisdom is important for everyone because we all want to be free from problems and experience sustainable happiness!
With Special Guest Teacher
SUnday, May 21, 2:30-4:00PM
Come join us for an inspiring afternoon with Kadam Morten Clausen, the Eastern US National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition and the Resident Teacher at the Kadampa Meditation Center, New York City. Kadam has taught extensively in the United States and Europe for many years, and has been a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 30 years. He is greatly admired for his clarity, humor and inspirational presentation of Dharma.
Meditation On The Mind
Every Tuesday, 7:00-8:30pm
This series will be emphasizing the deeply relaxing and profoundly illuminating meditation on the nature of the mind. The meditation gives us deep insight into our pure nature and great potential. Each class will highlight a different way in which we can use this meditation to deepen our understanding of how our minds create our experiences, and consequently how we can creatively and meaningfully relate to both painful and joyful emotions. Everyone is welcome.
Monday Evening in Stamford
EVERY MONDAY, 7:30-9:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
Fish Church Lounge in Stamford
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