Who We Are

Won Dharma Center is an Open Circle of teachers and students, neighbors and visitors, young and old, from any faith to no faith. We gather to make our commitment to reduce and eliminate suffering in the world and to provide a safe and eco-friendly space for nurturing holistic well-being and spiritual growth.

2016 Labor Day Weekend Meditation Retreat

Independence Day Weekend Meditation Retreat

Meditation and the Four Noble Truths
Sep. 2 (Friday) ~ Sep. 5 (Monday), 2016

Meditation is the path to enlightenment and complete liberation. As the dharma foundation for deepening our meditation practice, participants will learn the Four Noble Truths, the fundamental teaching of the Buddha.

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2016 October Won Buddhist Meditation Retreat

One.Breath.at.a.TimesDate:  October 7 - 10, 2016 (Friday - Monday)
Location: Won Dharma Center, New York

Come join us in exploring the breath and the depth of the heart to live each moment to the fullest. On this silent retreat, suitable for all, we will cultivate a whole-hearted attention to the present moment that leads us to wisdom and compassion.

This retreat, open to both new and experienced meditators, will focus on cultivating a quality of conscious presence that embraces our heart, mind and body with acceptance and wisdom. 

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September 22th - 25th, 2016 (Thursday - Sunday)
Won Dharma Center, New York

A weekend retreat of yoga & self-inquiry workshops.
Shift to Align - 3 Days. 6 Workshops. A Retreat like no other.

Life is constantly SHIFTING...
and we need to be willing to SHIFT ourselves, our bodies and our minds, if we are to stay in ALIGNMENT with our true nature.

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Playful Parenting Retreat by Crayon Power

October 21 ~ 23, 2016
Won Dharma Center, New York

Playful Parenting Retreat by Crayon Power


The magic potion is Conscious PLAY!

Come explore and BE with us at the Won Dharma Center for three days and two nights exploring the world of PLAY from the perspective of being a conscious parent! Dive deep into the magic of how being a "player" can increase your connections with your children and naturally enhance your ability to be a provider.

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It is a practice that calms delusive thoughts and manifests one’s true nature.
It is a method that causes the fire energy to descend and the water energy to ascend.