UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & COURSES

FREE ONLINE EVENT

RAISING ENERGY TO MEET THE CHALLENGE OF LIVING

with DAVID NICHTERN & TEACHING TEAM

TUESDAY, MARCH 12th, 2024 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm ET

Join Buddhist teacher David Nichtern and the Dharma Moon teaching team for a special online session about windhorse practice and the upcoming in-person Dharma Moon Windhorse Retreat at the Menla Retreat Center in Phoenicia, New York on May 1st - May 5th, 2024. At the session, David and the DM team will present an overview of the retreat program, windhorse practice, as well as answer your questions regarding content, activities, lodging, and preparations for this special event.

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FREE COMMUNITY MEDITATION GATHERING

WITH RENE FAY

SUNDAY, MARCH 17th, 2024 | 10:00am - 1:00pm ET

Dharma Moon’s monthly meditation gathering is a wonderful way to gather with community members to restore your sense of sanity and well-being amidst the chaos of modern life.

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YEARLONG BUDDHIST STUDIES, COURSE TWO:

UNDERSTANDING KARMA & THE SIX REALMS

WITH ETHAN NICHTERN, MAHO KAWACHI AND LOU SHARMA

TUESDAYS, MARCH 19th – APRIL 23rd, 2024 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm ET

This is the second course in our Yearlong Buddhist Studies program. It will cover the all-important transition from a view of awakening that is internal and personal to one that is shared and interpersonal. Our daily meditation practice will focus on the technique of Metta, or loving-kindness meditation, to begin to build a bridge.

Together, we will explore the teachings of Karma and The Twelve Nidanas, the six realms of confused existence and much more! 

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A VINTAGE DHARMA COURSE

SUDDENLY FREE FROM FIXED MIND

with DAVID NICHTERN & LARRY MERMELSTEIN

WEDNESDAYS, MARCH 20th – APRIL 28th, 2024 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm ET

Join David and Larry in this exploration of what it means to be “awake”, how we can recharge our life force, and how it can shift the rhythm and texture of our everyday lives. Through readings, coursework, discussions, and practices learned from their time with Chögyam Trungpa Rinpuche, this course will explore the experience of transmission, or accessing the experience of a sudden glimpse of direct non-conceptual awareness - “suddenly free from fixed mind”.

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DHARMA MOON 100 HOUR MINDFULNESS MEDITATION TEACHER TRAINING

WITH DAVID NICHTERN & TEACHING TEAM

MARCH 22nd – JUNE 9th, 2024

Develop the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher! Gain a complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. For those who wish to become more skillful in presenting mindfulness, this training is perfect for anyone seeking to integrate teaching meditation into their existing modalities – such as therapists, social workers, yoga teachers, health care professionals, educators, and life coaches.

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INTRO TO MINDFULNESS & THE PATH OF MEDITATION

WITH DAVID NICHTERN & TEACHING TEAM

FRIDAY, MARCH 22nd - 24th, 2024

This workshop is a comprehensive introduction to the foundational Buddhist meditation practices. It also serves as the required first level of the Dharma Moon 100-Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training.  

The program is geared for those who are new to meditation as well as those looking to refresh their existing practice. Develop and strengthen your practice to cultivate insight and clarity, strength and resilience, and kindness and compassion. 

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METTA (LOVING-KINDNESS) MEDITATION TEACHER TRAINING

with REBECCA D'ONOFRIO & NOEL COAKLEY

SUNDAYS, APRIL 7th – JUNE 2nd, 2024 | 10am – 1pm ET

Building on the skills taught during Dharma Moon's 100-hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training, the Metta (Loving-Kindness) Meditation Teacher Training provides meditation teachers with a comprehensive introduction to the background, teachings and practice of Metta Meditation along with the methodology, tools and skills to teach and guide this profound practice to others.

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A VINTAGE DHARMA COURSE

FOUR QUALITIES OF THE SPIRITUAL WARRIOR

with DAVID NICHTERN & LARRY MERMELSTEIN

WEDNESDAYS, MAY 15th – JUNE 19th, 2024 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm ET

Join David and Larry in this exploration of the warrior’s path; learning how to uplift our lives and activate the inherent dignity and confidence that is always present within us. Through various readings, talks, and group discussions, we will cultivate the connection to our basic human wisdom in order to address and transform the chaos and uncertainty of our lives.

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DHARMA MOON IN-PERSON RETREAT

WINDHORSE RETREAT: RAISING POWER AND ENERGY TO MEET THE CHALLENGE OF LIVING

WITH DAVID NICHTERN AND GUEST TEACHERS

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1st - SUNDAY, MAY 5th, 2024

Join David Nichtern and the Dharma Moon community for a special five-day retreat at Tibet House's Menla retreat center in Phoenicia, New York. We will come together in person to learn the transformative Windhorse practices to connect with our unconditional confidence, natural vitality, and each other. Space is limited and this retreat is expected to reach capacity, so be sure to reserve your spot as soon as possible.

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