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Samye Hermitage New York is a center for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism. Situated on 25 acres in the rolling hills of Upstate New York, the natural beauty of our surroundings provides a perfect backdrop for the integration of this precious wisdom tradition.

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Awakening Dignity: An Introduction to Meditation

With Matthew Zalichin

May 23 - September 12, 2023
Online via Zoom
Phakchok Rinpoche’s newest book, Awakening Dignity, explores how our inherent dignity could be much more powerful than the anxieties, self-doubts, and low self-esteem that can seem so overwhelming. Since Rinpoche’s co-author Sophie Wu is currently working with Shambhala Publications to develop an on-line course based on the book, we will take this opportunity to read and discuss this book together, in the manner of a book club. Meetings will be preceded by a meditation period, with instruction to acquaint attendees with the practices developed in this introductory book, which is suitable for all backgrounds. Class Schedule: Tuesdays, 6 – 7…

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