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.

Celebrating 100 Years of Won Buddhism

Main event hour:
September 6, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

With His Holiness Venerable Chwasan, the Fourth Head Dharma Master of Won Buddhism

2015 is the centennial year of Won Buddhism. On September 6, Sunday, beginning at 10:30 AM, we are celebrating the 100th year with a ceremony at the Won Dharma Center.

The ceremony will include meditation, traditional percussion musical performance, ministers’ choir and the dharma talk by His Holiness Chwasan, the previous Head Dharma Master of Won Buddhism. Traditional Korean vegetarian lunch will be served after the ceremony.

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2015 Living Beyond Surviving Weekend Workshop

September 18 - 20, 2015 (Friday - Sunday)
Location: Won Dharma Center, New York

Help find meaning in your life using both multi-creative and traditional therapy techniques. This method encourages exploration and communication in a safe environment to find insight into your problems and barriers, especially for those who have experienced trauma.
“Trauma confronts the child with the pains of living before resources are available from the outside.”
– Donald Kalsched, Jungian analyst

2015 Amadei Yoga Retreat: "SHIFT TO ALIGN"

Amadei.Yoga.retreatDate:  September 25-27, 2015 (Friday - Sunday)
Location: Won Dharma Center, New York

SHIFT TO ALIGN - Does the Person you Present to the World ALIGN with the Person you Want to Be? A weekend immersion of yoga and self-exploration presented by Kelley Amadei of SparkShift, Liz Schulman of Living Yoga Studios and Amanda Amadei of Amadei Yoga. Visit www.ShiftToAlign.com for details and registration.

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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.

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