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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 Independence Day Weekend Meditation Retreat

Independence Day Weekend Meditation Retreat

Meditation and the Path to Gratitude
July 1 (Friday) ~ July 4 (Monday), 2016

If your life is full of dissatisfaction and unease, and if you would like to be free from this burden, discovering gratitude is one of the best paths. The Buddha and enlightened masters through time worked to end human dissatisfaction and suffering by teaching the dharma of gratitude as the foundation of meditation and our spiritual journey.

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Yin/Insight Yoga Silent Retreat with Sarah and Ty Powers

July 5th -10th, 2016 (Tuesay - Sunday)
Won Dharma Center, New York

"The Nature of Happiness and how to cultivate its causes"
"Cultivating a warm heart and clear mind"

In this retreat we will practice yoga, pranayama, mind training, and methods for awakening the heart. The talks and meditation practices will focus on redefining for ourselves what it means to live a meaningful life filled with well being and satisfaction.

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Yin/Insight Yoga Silent Retreat with Sarah and Ty Powers 2

July 10th -15th, 2016 (Sunday - Friday)
Won Dharma Center, New York

"Deepening our Inner Happiness"
"Cultivating a warm heart and clear mind"

In this retreat we will practice yoga, pranayama, mind training, and methods for awakening the heart. The talks and meditation practices will focus on redefining for ourselves what it means to live a meaningful life filled with well being and satisfaction.

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Steven Hartman’s Acharaya Intensive Retreat

August 14th -19th, 2016 (Sunday - Friday)
Won Dharma Center, New York

Acharaya Intensive
with Devarshi Steven Hartman Jovinna Chan and the Acharya Family

This retreat is a private event and registration is closed.

This 12-month program, the Acharya Intensive includes over 175 contact hours of training, coaching and mentoring: Three 5-day intensive workshops, and a minimum of ten hours of personal coaching and many virtual small group mentoring sessions. Twelve participants will be selected from an application/interview process assessing applicants’ fervor for the path of growth, ardent self-examination, willingness to commit to a yearlong daily practice, (co-crafted, mentored by Devarshi and co-leaders), and a seva (service) project intended to expand the acharya’s reach and wisdom in the world.

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Meditation

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.