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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
Closed August 21st through September 4th
Classes resume September 11th

Mondays 7:30-9:00pm

Classes in Stamford –
Closed August 1st through September 5th
Classes resume September 12th

Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm
Closed August 16th through September 6th
Classes resume September 13th

Thursdays 6:45-9:15pm
Go Deeper!  Coming this September –
Foundation Program Opens for New Students
September 8th, 2016

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

Special Events (various times)
(day-courses, retreats, workshops…)
2016 NORTHEAST DHARMA CELEBRATION
MEDICINE FOR THE MIND
The Blessing Empowerment of Medicine Buddha and Teachings on the Union of Sutra and Tantra
September 2-5
Kadampa Meditation Center
Glen Spey, New York
Register Now

2016 INTERNATIONAL FALL FESTIVAL
METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE, TORONTO, CANADA
ACCOMPLISHING THE ULTIMATE GOAL OF HUMAN LIFE
Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments and Commentary to the Practices of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini
October 7-13
Registration is now open.

Meditation Prayers
Offering To The Spiritual Guide
7:00pm-9:00pm
Date TBD

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