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.

2015 October Won Buddhist Meditation Retreat

One.Breath.at.a.TimesDate:  October 9 - 12, 2015 (Friday - Monday)
Location: Won Dharma Center, New York

Come join us in exploring the breath and the depth of the heart to live each moment to the fullest. On this silent retreat, suitable for all, we will cultivate a whole-hearted attention to the present moment that leads us to wisdom and compassion.

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WDC November Weekend Retreat: "Zen Meditation for the Curious"

memorial day meditation retreat

Nov. 20 - 22, 2015 (Friday - Sunday)

Zen Meditation for the Curious

Meditation is the path to attaining ultimate freedom of mind by calming, focusing, and empowering the mind.

This retreat is the perfect opportunity for beginners in meditation, as well as experienced practitioners, to learn the essence of meditation and how it can help us in our search for peace and truth.

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Spiritual Sessions with Rev Alex Orbito

October 16 - 18, 2015 (Friday- Sunday)
Location: Won Dharma Center

There will be an extraordinary visit of Rev. Alex Orbito Oct 16-18 at the Won Dharma Center in Claverack NY. Rev. Orbito is considered by many as one of the greatest Spiritual Healers of our time. Attached is the PDF of their flyer with a link for event registration.  (The Won Dharma Center is not affiliated in any way with Rev. Orbito or EnergeticRejuvenation.com.  This is an outside event being held on WDC property).

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Temporary Changes On Yoga Programs

Due to several upcoming retreats, the following classes will be either moved or cancelled.
Please check back for further announcements due to weather conditions.

COMMUNITY YOGA, Thursdays 6:00-7:15pm
  • Thursday, October 15th - CANCELLED
  • Thursday, October 22nd - Class will be held on the outside deck, weather permitting.
  • Thursday, October 29th - Class will be held on the outside deck, weather permitting.
  • No Class on Thursday, November 26th (Thanksgiving) and Thursday, December 24th (Christmas Eve)
CHAIR YOGA, Fridays 10:00-11:15am
  • Friday, October 16th – CANCELLED
  • Friday, October 23rd - Class will be held on the outside deck, weather permitting.
  • Friday, October 30th - Class will be held on the outside deck, weather permitting.


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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