Programs


The Path of Dignity: Weekend Workshop

With Sophie (Shu-chin) Wu

Open Dates
Samye Hermitage New York
Coming this winter, look forward to an online weekend workshop on Phakchok Rinpoche's latest book, Awakening Dignity: A Guide to Living a Life of Deep Fulfillment, with co-author Sophie (Shu-chin) Wu. The notion of dignity is crucial to the question of how best to live a meaningful and fulfilling life, particularly for today’s environment in which so many of us experience self-doubt, low self-esteem, and feelings of being trapped by anxiety, dissatisfaction, or even success. How, in such a circumstance, can we gain authentic and unshakeable dignity? In Awakening Dignity, Phakchok Rinpoche draws from the Tibetan Buddhist wisdom tradition to…

Private Retreat

Flexible Dates
Onsite
Samye Hermitage New York is a sanctuary for those who wish to deepen their practice and train their minds. We encourage serious Buddhist practitioners who are studying under the guidance of an authentic teacher to apply for private retreat. After we receive your deposit, our resident teacher will review your application and reach out directly to confirm your retreat plan. As a retreatant at our center, you can enjoy the use of our Bath House, which includes shower, toilet, and laundry facilities, as well as our Lotus Barn, which includes a kitchen, dining area, and shrine area. There is also…

Noble Living, Noble Caring, Noble Dying: Weekend Workshop

With Tsunma Jamyang Donma, RP, CRPO, Andrea Sherman, PhD and Lori Solensten, MS

August 2 - 3, 2024
Samye Hermitage New York
Join us for our Noble Living, Noble Caring, Noble Dying Annual Retreat, dedicated to giving compassionate care at the bedside, on August 2nd & 3rd. This retreat is offered both in person and virtually on Zoom. NOBLE LIVING Learn skills for caring for yourself as we care for others. NOBLE CARING Join us in the exploration and development of deep contemplative practice, presence, gentleness, and connection while caring for others. NOBLE DYING Learn how we can support the dying and the bereaved so that death has meaning, tenderness, and compassion. Are you a caregiver, a health professional, or someone with…

Thirty-Five Day Retreat on the Tukdrup Barché Kunsel

With Tulku Migmar Tsering

August 4 - September 7, 2024
Onsite
For practitioners of the Guru Padmasambhava's heart practice—Tukdrup Barché Kunsel (Dispeller of All Obstacles)—the Thirty-Five Day Retreat is renowned for its effectiveness in evoking the profound blessings of this practice. On Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche's advice, Tulku Migmar Tsering will lead a select group of practitioners through this sequence of practice, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the key points of the Vajrayana, and the Tukdrup Barché Kunsel in particular. The Tukdrup Barché Kunsel was discovered by the Great Tertön Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa in the 19th century, with the support of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and Jamgön Kongtrul Lodro Thaye. The chief figure…