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Bereavement Group: A Contemplative Approach

Thursdays, January 2nd - February 20th, 2020 from 6:30pm-8:15pm

This eight-week bereavement group is an opportunity to gain perspective and to begin the healing process during times of loss, transition, or crisis.

Zen Shabbat

Friday, May 22nd, 2020 from 6:00pm-8:30pm

Lab/Shul and the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care invite you to a shared experience of sacred space and time, harmonizing Jewish and Zen traditions in the celebration of Sabbath spirit.

Liberation From Fate with Dr Leslye Noyes, MDiv, PsyD

One Sunday a Month from January 12th, June 14th, 2020

This six class series offers a in depth exploration of understanding unconscious processes in the individual and the collective. What is ‘the unconscious’? How is it understood differently by different traditions? Jung writes: “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate."

Commit to Sit: A 90 Day Commitment to Practice

Thursday, January 16th – Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Celebrate the New Year with an energetic commitment to begin or to deepen your meditation practice. Join an extended community from across the country and around the world for NYZCCC’s fifth annual 90-Day Practice Period. Each morning for 90 days, participants will receive an email with a reflection drawn from this year's study text, Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake Up by Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison. The emails will include a thought-provoking reflection to challenge, encourage, and support your commitment to a daily meditation practice.

Lorca: An Evening of Meditation, Poetry & Conversation

Sunday, December 8th, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a special evening featuring the poetry of Federico García Lorca with readings by Marie Howe, Honor Moore, Sheila Maldonado, Joseph Fasano, Sarah Arvio, Richie Hofmann, Peg Boyers and Luis Muñoz

Tangaryo: Becoming a Formal Zen Student

Friday, November 8th, 2019 from 9am to 4pm

Tangaryo is the initiation ceremony for becoming a formal Zen Student at the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care under the guidance of Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell or Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison.

November Half Day Retreat

Saturday, November 9th, 2019 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

December Half Day Retreat

Saturday, December 14th, 2019 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

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