Meditation and Buddhism in Westchester


Meditation and Buddhism in Westchester

If you wish to participate in the activities at the center, we recommend that you begin with one of our General Program classes. Classes on Sundays and Tuesdays are suitable for newcomers. We also have a monthly introductory class, Awakening the Heart, as well as weekend workshops and retreats.

Vajra Light Center is in Hartsdale, centrally located in Westchester County, near White Plains, Harrison, Port Chester, Tarrytown and New Rochelle; and we also offer weekly General Program classes on Mondays in Stamford, Connecticut near Norwalk. Drop in for a class anytime!


Drop in Classes

Sundays 2:30-4:00pm
Meditation on the Mind

Mondays 7:30-9:00pm

Classes in Stamford –
Freedom From Painful Emotions

Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm
Freedom From Painful Emotions

Saturday Introductory Class 10:30am-12:00pm
Awakening The Heart
An Introductory Class to Buddhist Meditation
Date TBD

Special Events (various times)
(day-courses, retreats, workshops…)

with Donna Campanelli
Glen Spey, NY
November 4-6
For more information and to register.

Meditation Prayers
Offering To The Spiritual Guide Puja
Date TBD

Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja
October 29

Note: If you have a Living Social Coupon, it will be honored when presented for all our General Program classes at Vajra Light Center in Hartsdale, and at our branch class in Stamford, CT.

Why Meditation?

We all wish to be happy and avoid problems, yet with the pace and stresses of our daily lives, it can be difficult to maintain a peaceful state of mind for any sustained period of time.  Through the simple practice of meditation we all have the potential to achieve lasting inner peace and eliminate the stressful states of mind that we currently encounter.

Meditation can help you to:

  • Reduce stress and tension
  • Reduce frustration and anger
  • Increase happiness and inner peace
  • Develop a calm and peaceful mind
  • Overcome minds of anxiety and depression
  • Improve relationships with others
  • Increase inner wisdom
  • Improve quality of life
  • Let go of the causes of pain and dissatisfaction