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.

2017 Labor Day Weekend Retreat (Meditation and the Heart Sutra)

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Sep 1st ~ Sep 4th, 2017
Won Dharma Center, NY

The Heart Sutra is the core scripture of Buddhism. This teaching is about our true self whose realization leads to our complete liberation. Practice, after understanding our true self, is like walking towards liberation with our eyes open, whereas practice without realizing our original mind is like stumbling along the path.......

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Special Dharma Service with Lama Kunga Rinpoche

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September 18th (Sunday)  6:00 ~ 8:00 PM, 2017  
Won Dharma Center, NY

Lama Kunga Rinpoche will give the empowerment of Green Tara, the female Buddha who conquers all fearsand the Medicine Buddha.Lama Kunga Rinpoche, born in Tibet in1935 was recognized as the reincarnation of Sevan Repa the close student of Milarepa the famous 12th century yogi. Traditionally trained at Ngor Monastary, Rinpoche was one of the 4 lamas sent to America by HH the Dalai Lama in 1961. Having lived and taught in America for most of his life he is well accomplished at making these ancient wisdom teachings accessible to westerners.

 

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Dana for 1000 days of Prayer

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June 28th, 2017 ~ Mar 23th, 2020  
Won Dharma Center, NY

The Buddha said, Dana is the Buddhist term for generosity, the practice of giving without expectation or receiving anything is return. We may practice Dana with our money, our time or our efforts. Dana is an expression of gratitude, but it is also done in a spirit of kindness and compassion for ourselves and others.

 

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AMPLIFY ADVANCED YOGA + MEDITATION

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Friday, August 11th - Friday, August 18th 2017  
Won Dharma Center, NY

Neuroscience | Psychology | Trauma Sensitivity Anatomy | Adjustments

A weeklong deep dive into the science of meditation, the art of guiding healing experiences, the mechanics of the body, and supercharging your teaching path

 

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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.