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.

Winter Won Moving Meditation Retreat

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December 29th, 2017 ~ January 1st, 2018
Won Dharma Center, NY

Moving Meditation is the special practice of combining physical and mental movement harmoniously, without strain or pain. When the body is changed through Moving Meditation, there will be a change in one’s energy, and physiological harmony will take place. By enhancing spiritual relaxation and inner restoration, one can recover one’s original nature. Rev. Song’s Moving Meditation programs include: Yin Yang Mudra, Warm Heart Supple Body, ShipSang Meditation, and Sŏn Yoga. The principles of Tai Chi, Qigong, and yoga are synthesized in these practices. it is the perfect time and place to compleating this year and receive the new one.

Please, join us!!!

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Meditation and the Eightfold Path to Liberation

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Jan 12th (Fri) ~ Jan 15th(Mon), 2018
Won Dharma Center, NY

Just as there is a path to reach the top of a mountain, there is a path to reach complete liberation of the mind. The Buddha called that way the Noble Eightfold Path: Right Thought, Right View, Right Speech, Right Action, Right Effort, Right Livelihood, Right Concentration, Right Mindfulness....

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Winter Knitting Retreat

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Thursday, Febrary 8th - Saturday, February 10th 2018  
Won Dharma Center, NY

Warm Feet, Warm Hands, Warm Heart.

Enjoy a 3 day retreat of knitting where you will learn to make socks. You will also have an opportunity to contribute to an additional group project that will later be made into a blanket for the homeless. The retreat includes all of this great knitting while enjoying (optional) yoga and meditation sessions each day. New to knitting or yoga or meditation? Not a problem! Claudia Krisniski, owner of Countrywool, will lead all of the knitting classes and Won Dharma ministers and staff will lead the meditation and yoga sessions.

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An Introduction to MBSR in Portuguese

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Tuesday, March 27th - Friday, March 30th 2018  
Won Dharma Center, NY

MBSR: Programa de Redução do Estresse baseado na prática da Atenção Plena criado por Jon Kabat-Zinn. MBSR é o programa de meditação mais usado e ensinado em todo o mundo. (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction – MBSR)

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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.