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Catskills Getaway Weekend Retreat at Kadampa Meditation Center New York
May 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 12, 2019
Enjoy a weekend away from the busyness of daily life.
Start your getaway Friday evening with a relaxing meditation and a delicious meal in the Kadampa World Peace Temple and cafe.
Saturday morning, take our workshop and learn how meditation can help us be happier and solve our problems. In the afternoon, explore our 82 acres of natural woodlands or the charm of Catskills.
Then on Sunday, set a peaceful tone for your return home by coming to our morning meditation class with Prayers for World Peace. Give yourself an entire weekend away and enjoy the variety of meditation events. While not in session, take time to relax and enjoy the natural beauty onsite or explore the towns in the local Catskills area. Onsite accommodation is available. Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.
Getaway Weekend Line-up (attend any or all events)
A Gourmet Meditation 6:30pm.
Your weekend begins with an evening in the Temple. Enjoy a simple, guided meditation to bring a sense of inner peace at the end of a busy week at our Food for Thought. Put the stresses and tensions of daily life behind you and enjoy an evening of relaxation with a tasty, home-style, vegetarian meal in the beautiful World Peace Café, located in the veranda of the Temple and overlooking the woodlands, streams and gardens.
Meditation Workshop 10:00am-1:30pm
Workshop includes guided meditations, simple methods on how to maintain an experience of inner peace in daily life, and time for Q&A. This practical workshop will reveal how we can use Buddhist meditation and beneficial thinking to transform every moment of daily life. Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.
9:00am-11:00am: Stop by the Cafe before or after class for our signature “Waffles for World Peace.”
11:00am-12:30pm: End the weekend at our weekly class with Buddhist Monk Gen Samten. The class includes a short teaching, guided meditations and inspiring Prayers for World Peace.
1:00pm: You are welcome to stay on after class and join us for a community lunch in our Main House dining room.
DATE: May 10th – 12th
LOCATION: Kadampa Meditation Center New York, 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737
COST: Friday Night Gourmet Meditation $20 per person, Saturday Workshop $20.
Accommodations & vegetarian meals available at additional cost, contact registration or website for rates. For more information or to register www.kadampanewyork.org or call (845) 856-9000
Kadampa Meditation Center New York is located in Sullivan County at 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737, off of Route 97, turn on to Route 31, just north of Hawks’ Nest. Kadampa Meditation Center New York offers meditation classes, day courses, retreats, Buddhist prayers chanted in English and a chance to learn about the Buddhist way of life. Classes range from beginner to advanced and are designed to help those who wish to learn to meditate, start a meditation practice or to meditate in a group setting, as well as for those who wish to deepen their understanding of basic Buddhist thought and practice.
Kadampa Meditation Center New York also offers group & corporate visits, mindfulness workshops & presentations, kids meditation, field trips, accommodations & vegetarian meals, and community outreach and 82 acres with Nature Trails. Kadampa World Peace Temple houses a World Peace Café & espresso bar, a bookstore and gift shop featuring a range of unique gifts, cards, meditation accessories, Buddhist art, and books on Buddhism and meditation. Open to the public, stop in an enjoy the peace of the Temple. Weekly Meditation Classes offered in Scranton PA, Sparta NJ and Port Jervis, Beacon, Saratoga Springs & Warwick, NY. For more information call (845)856-9000 or visit www.kadampanewyork.org