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.

2016 Winter Won Moving Meditation Retreat

summer moving meditation retreat

December 31, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Creating a Healthier Mind and Body
Winter Moving Meditation Retreat: Rev. Daesun from the Won Dharma Center and his teacher, Rev. Song from the Won Institute of Graduate Studies, guiding participants in Taoist practice for awakening the Spirit and deepening their meditation practice. Light-hearted and fun, Rev. Song and Rev. Daesun, along with the beautiful natural setting at the Center, will bring joy and calm to participants’ practice and their lives.

Continue Reading

2016 New Year Retreat

memorial day meditation retreat

Jan. 15 - 18, 2016 (Friday - Monday)

Meditation, Mindfulness and the Path to Inner Freedom

For those new to meditation as well as experienced practitioners, this retreat will explain the essence of meditation practice and its place in our search for peace of mind and truth in daily life.

The method of meditation will be taught in a structured way, beginning with proper posture and breathing. Also included will be instructions to help practitioners overcome various obstacles especially for beginners.

Continue Reading

Spiritual Trip to Korea in 2016 Spring


April 21, Thursday – May 2, Monday, 2016 (11 days)

The Won Dharma Center is planning a trip to Korea during the spring of 2016 as part of the Won Buddhism Centennial. Participating travelers will stay overnight and visit several Won Buddhist temples, retreat centers, Won Buddhist Headquarters, as well as sacred places of Won Buddhism throughout Korea. Other side trips will include visits to traditional Buddhist sites as well as cultural points of interest. The tour will end with a celebration in Seoul where practitioners from all over the world will be gathering to celebrate the Won Buddhist Centennial honoring the foundation of Won Buddhism100 years ago.

Continue Reading


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.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments, 
don’t hesitate to contact us.
Click for the link.

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

Address: 361 State Route 23. Claverack, NY 12513
Tel: 518.851.2581   Fax: 518.851.2582    E-mail: info@wondharmacenter.org
Copyright © 2014 Won Buddhism of U.S.A., Inc. All rights reserved.