Meditation & Mindfulness for Daily Life

Drop-in Class Sundays Monthly

Take an afternoon each month to enjoy a relaxed and peaceful day and to improve your meditation practice. Learn meditation tips, improve your life and gain an experience of inner peace through guided meditations.


World Peace Temple
47 Sweeney Rd.
Glen Spey, NY 12737

Day & Time

Sundays Monthly | 2-3:30pm
Next Class: Sunday, April 1


$10 per person. KMC NY is a non-profit organization.


Everyone is welcome to join us for a vegetarian lunch before class from 1-2pm. Cost $5. 
Please call to reserve in advance:
(845) 856-9000.

At the World Peace Temple

Everyone is welcome to look around the Temple or just sit and enjoy its tranquility. The stillness and peace of the Temple makes it the ideal place to rest, recharge or meditate.
Learn more about the World Peace Temple.

What to expect

  • Guided Meditation

    Be guided in a short breathing meditation and connect to an experience of inner peace. No prior experience is necessary.

  • Short Talk

    Every week the teachings explore one aspect of Dharma, or Buddha’s teachings, which focus on solutions to problems in daily life, inducing genuine optimism and increased happiness.

  • Relax & Enjoy

    Enjoy the company of like-minded people after class in the Temple, Café and Bookstore.

Our meditation classes are very accessible. You do not need to bring any mats or wear any special clothing. We provide both cushions and chairs, and there is no physical exercise, yoga, or stretching involved.
Feel free to come however you are comfortable. We ask people to remove shoes and hats when you enter the meditation room.
Nothing in particular, but some people like to take notes so you may wish to bring a notepad and pen.
Yes, our Prayers for World Peace is perfect for everyone – no previous meditation experience is necessary and all classes are self-contained. Drop into one class or attend the entire series.
No, our classes are presented in a way that is accessible to everyone, and no religious obligation is required.
For those students who want to deepen their experience of Buddhism, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso designed the Foundation Program (FP). FP allows us to become more deeply familiar with Buddhist teachings by systematically studying one of five texts on the FP curriculum.