Grounded in the dharma.
Devoted to contemplative care.

We are a Dharma organization committed to transforming people’s lives through Zen practice, contemplative caregiving and learning.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OUR THREE PILLARS

care
Transforming care through contemplative practice
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education
Bring connection and care into your life, in a very real way
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zen practice
How to approach it, embrace it, and integrate it.
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WORKSHOPS, CLASSES AND RETREATS

Living Fearlessly: Facing the Inevitable
This online course offers a contemplative, practical and playful opportunity to reimagine your future, tell your life story, create advance directives for end of life...
Tuesdays, Oct 5th, 2021 through Nov 30th, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm ET
October Half-Day Online Retreat
Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday...
Saturday, October 16th, 2021 9:00am - 1:00pm ET
November Half-Day Online Retreat
Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday...
Saturday, November 13th, 2021 from 9:00am to 1:00pm ET
December Half-Day Online Retreat
Silently engaging in sitting and walking meditation, hearing a dharma talk, and joining in conversation with the community are wonderful ways to spend a Saturday...
Saturday, December 11th, 2021 from 9:00am to 1:00pm ET

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The New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care offers guidance for people interested in beginning meditation or continuing in their existing practice; we train people from all walks of life— including medical professionals, parents, lawyers, artist and bankers—in compassionate caregiving; we support people and their loved ones through serious illness and death, and assists family and friends during their grieving process. We also celebrate and honor many of life’s meaningful moments.

your support
means everything
to us

Generous donations in support of our efforts to transform spiritual care are the lifeblood of our organization.