Our Community

Kadampa Meditation Center New York is part of an international spiritual community dedicated to achieving world peace through following the Buddhist path. Our community consists of residents – people who live onsite at KMC New York, including ordained monks and nuns – and others who live in the local area. You will find a warm, friendly community here, who strives to exemplify Buddhist practice through public service. This includes providing everyone, regardless of background, experience or belief, the opportunity to learn how to achieve inner peace and happiness through meditation.

Becoming Part of Our Residential Community

KMC New York provides residential facilities.  Becoming a part of the residential community here is a unique opportunity to experience modern Buddhism in action. Enjoy the inspirational company of a spiritual community, an extensive education program and retreat opportunities, many with Gen Samten.

KMC-NY offers residence to those who have successfully completed an interview and application process on a space-available basis. For more information email admin@kadampanewyork.org or call +1 (845) 856-9000.

Taking an Extended Break

Is there space in your life to take a break for a few weeks or a few months at KMC New York? This is the perfect place to enjoy time away to focus on developing your inner potential. Come do retreat or simply immerse yourself in a spiritual lifestyle. Take advantage of the many perks of living here, but for a set period of time.

For more information on taking an extended break at KMC New York email admin@kadampanewyork.org or call +1 (845) 856-9000.