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Won Buddhism of Manhattan Won Buddhism of Manhattan has served, for the last twenty years, as a spiritual home for New Yorkers. The Manhattan Won Buddhist Temple, which is also the site of the Won Buddhist UN Office, was founded in 1994. It is a place of peace and restoration, and a place to learn and practice Won Buddhism and meditation. We welcome everyone who wants to cultivate inner peace, joy and wisdom.

2015 Young People's Retreat

Young-Peoples-Retreat-Won BuddhismMarch 13 - 15, 2015 (Friday - Sunday)
Location: Won Dharma Retreat Center

This weekend retreat is designed for young people (18 -35) to begin and deepen their meditation practice in a group of like-minded people. Sitting and moving meditation, engaging dialogue, nature walk, and healthy meals will allow you to cultivate inner wisdom and joy.

Individual Meditation Instruction

Individual Meditation For those who cannot join our public gatherings, our Reverends offer hour-long individualized instruction on how to meditate at the temple to anyone who wants to learn meditate and Won Buddhism. It includes sitting, chanting, walking meditation practice with Q & A.