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.

Please note : Upcoming Cancellations

Due to the 2017 Won Buddhist Ministers‘ retreat from June 27 (Tue) - July 4 (Tue),we will not hold the following events.  

                                   *Wednesday Meditation Service (June 28. 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)

                                   *Saturday Scripture Study Class (July 1. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

                                   *Sunday Dharma Service (July 2. 10:00 AM - 11: 30 AM)

Also, our lawn tractor is in repair now, so we cannot mow the trail and it will be closed until July 5th. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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Summer Won Moving Meditation Retreat

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July 14th ~ July 17th, 2017
Won Dharma Center, NY

This program is recommended for everyone who has some experience of meditation, yoga, Qigong, Tai Chi, or any spiritual practices. For beginners, this unique program will create a strong foundation for their practice. For other practitioners, the retreat will broaden the horizon of their spiritual journey and deepen the quality of their practice.

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Dharma/Scripture Study Class

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May.13th ~ July 29th, 2017 (Every Saturday from 10:00~11:40am)  
Won Dharma Center, NY

The Buddha said, “There is no gift like the giving of the Dharma—friendship in Dharma, liberation in Dharma, association in Dharma.”

The Collected Discourses of Sotaesan expound the Won Buddhist dharma in real situations so that it can be applied in daily life in actual situations”

 

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Divine Darkness Women's Retreat

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June 24th, 2017  
Won Dharma Center, NY

This retreat will divinely teach us how to embrace our shadow. Using heart of wisdom practices we will walk thought our self-created fire and wake to the simple extraordinary ordinariness of being human. Opening to the wholeness and humility of surrendering to everyday day life, just as it is. Join us for Meditation, Yoga, Dharma talks, Vegetarian Dinner, & Kirtan

 

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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.