Note: Due to annual meditation retreat, temple will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 13th. 

2017retreat3002019 Meditation Retreat
Oct. 11 – 14 (Fri – Mon)
Location: Won Dharma Center (Hudson, NY)

The Power of Silence: On this silent retreat, open to both new and experienced meditators, we will explore the power of silence which enables us to quiet our mental chatter, and experience deep rest and inner peace. READ MORE

Individual Meditation
By Appointment

For those who cannot join our public gatherings, our Reverends offer hour-long individualized instruction at the temple to anyone who wants to learn how to meditate and the Buddha’s teachings. It can help you to overcome obstacles that have been hindering your meditation practice. READ MORE

The Founding Master addressed the congregation, “The reason people want to know the Way is to be able to apply it when needed. If you don’t know how to apply it in necessary situations, you might as well not know it at all. What benefit would there be?” He then held up the fan he was holding and said, “I may have this fan, but if I don’t know to use it when it’s hot, what value will there be in having a fan?”

– Sotaesan