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Buddhist Meditation Centers

Tibet House US

Tibetan Buddhist cultural learning center and art gallery founded by Robert Thurman at the request of H.H. The Dalai Lama

Menla Mountain Retreat

Catskill New York retreat center of Tibet House US

Jewel Heart

Tibetan Buddhist Center founded by Gelek Rinpoche

Interdependence Project

Non sectarian organization founded by Ethan Nichtern offering programs in meditation, Buddhist studies, activism, and the arts

NY Insight

Meditation Center in the Vipassana Tradition

Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT)

Founded in 1975 by Lama Thubten Yeshe, the Foundation offers programs that promote Mahayana Budddhist tradition and values.

Garrison Institute

Retreat center for contemplative learning and interdisciplinary dialogue at Garrison, in the Hudson River Valley.

New York Yoga Centers

Integral Yoga Institute

A worldwide Yoga organization founded by Sri Swami Satchidananda dedicated to the principles of peace, healthful and balanced living, and selfless service.

Yoga Sutra

Yoga Sutra offers three styles of yoga: Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Iyengar.

Om Yoga

Flowing asana (posture) practice using Buddhist mindfulness meditation founded by Cindi Lee.

Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York

Highly focused on alignment and precision, Iyengar method uses the physical reality of the body to know the mind and deepest parts of oneself.

Dharma Yoga

Offers range of vinyasa (flowing) yoga classes, meditation, kirtan (chanting), and workshops.

Sivananda Yoga

International non-profit organization founded by Swami Vishnu-devananda, emphasizing proper Hatha yoga postures, breathing, relaxation, diet, positive thinking (Vedanta) and Meditation.

The Rubin Museum of Art

New York based museum housing exquisite Himalayan Buddhist art and offering related education programs

Himalayan Art Resource

An online educational resource with over 30,000 images.


Buddhist Audio

Audio Dharma

Talks given by Gil Fronsdal, and other Vipassana and Zen teachers at the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, California.

Lam Rim Radio

Tibetan Buddhist internet radio and free audio downloads.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Official website of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and free podcasts of his various speaking engagements

Tibetan Buddhist Textual Resources

Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center

Dedicated to research and scholarship in Tibetan Buddhism through digital preservation of the Tibetan cultural heritage.

Institute of Tibetan Classics

Non-profit educational organization dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of classical Tibetan thought, culture and literary heritage

American Institute for Buddhist Studies

Translation and publication of Tibetan Buddhist texts under the auspices of Columbia University

Alex Berzin Archives

Collection of works by the scholar and author Alexander Berzin, includes audio dharma talks and translations of Tibetan texts.

Access to Insight

Dedicated to the practice of Theravadan Buddhism, including a translation of the Pali Canon.

Science, Psychology and Mind/Body Health

Mind & Life Institute

Leading organization for scientific research on meditation and interdisciplinary dialog between modern science and Buddhism.

Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society

Center for the pioneering work of Jon Kabat-Zinn and home of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program.

Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy

Massachusetts-based institute offering programs and training on the intersection between psychotherapy and insight meditation

Good Therapy

Web resource for clients seeking therapists, and for therapists seeking continuing education programs.

The Physical and Psychological Effects of Meditation

Online bibliography of empirical research on meditation from the Institute of Noetic Sciences.

The Trauma Center

Center of the Justice Institute in Massachussetts founded by Bessel Van der Kolk M.D., for the clinical care and public education of people recovering from trauma.  

The Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies

Group of clinicians and educators inspired by the work of Dan Siegal M.D. on the interface between psychology, neuroscience and human relationships.