Things to Do in New York – Visiting Kadampa Meditation Center New York

things to do in New York Buddhist Temple

Looking for things to do in New York? Just two hours outside of New York City in the Catskills you’ll find our beautiful meditation center and World Peace Temple. An internationally renowned center for modern Buddhism and meditation, the center’s program offers scientific methods for improving our human nature and qualities through developing the capacity of our mind.

Open to everyone, the year-round program of weekly meditation classes, courses and retreats cater to people at all levels, from complete beginners to advanced practitioners. The Temple and the surrounding grounds provide the ideal setting for quiet contemplation and inner growth.

The Temple and the beautiful 82-acre grounds are open to the public on most days of the year, except when a major event is being hosted. You are welcome to come visit on a day trip, schedule a group tour and meditation, or join us for one of our many classes, retreats or events.

Want to extend your stay?

We offer simple but comfortable accommodation. All onsite accommodations include a vegetarian, continental-style buffet breakfast. For more information about onsite accommodation.