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... founded in 2001, we are a Buddhist community dedicated to mindful living, the Engaged Buddhist practice of compassionate action, and study in the tradition of Thích Nhất Hạnh.  Locations in Schenectady, Stillwater, Saratoga Springs, Troy and Cambridge.

SHAMBHALA CENTER of ALBANY home to a community who share a genuine connection to contemplative practice and the aspiration to realize a more wakeful, sane society. All are welcome. 

SANGHA the tradition of Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master Thích Nhất Hạnh.  We come together to practice mindfullness and engaged Buddhism and to explore ways to water seeds of compassion in ourselves and the world.

- Delmar, New York -

THE NEW PALTZ ZEN CENTER an open and affirming space, all are welcome to practice. We welcome people of different cultures, colors, abilities, ages, identifications, and beliefs who choose to join us. We appreciate and explore our differences in order to build understanding, harmony, and openness for the whole community.

Zen meditation practiced as simply as possible

Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 10:30 am

Meet at 346 Main Street in Catskill



Tendai-shu New York Betsuin - Canaan, New York exchange ideas, suggest solutions, and implement strategies to encourage peaceful change toward a more responsible, meaningful, and spiritually fulfilling society


A community of diverse spiritual backgrounds

embracing mindfulness and Engaged Buddhism in the

Plum Village tradition of Thích Nhất Hạnh

as a path to peace.

- Great Barrington, Massachusetts -