Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple, Glen Spey

#7 of 19 in Historic Sites in Catskill Region
Must see · Religious Site · Gift & Specialty Shop
KMC New York is located on 82 wooded acres in the colorful Upper Delaware River Valley in rural New York, one of the most natural and pure areas in the Northeast. It is just two hours by car, bus, or train from New York City, and minutes from the New Jersey and Pennsylvania borders. The Temple is open to the public every day, including the dessert café and gift shop. Visitors from all backgrounds come to find rest and refuge from the stresses of busy modern life, and draw inspiration from spiritual friends that include Buddhist monks and nuns.

Ongoing meditation classes, study programs and retreats offer us an opportunity to discover and increase our innate good qualities. Following Buddha’s timeless advice, we can learn to still our agitated minds and travel a joyful path to peace and happiness. The methods and practices taught here are suitable for every level of interest and experience.
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  • Beautiful place to work with your mind and heart. Dorms were clean and the people very respectful, good simple vegetarian food that everyone ate up! I liked the simplicity and basic-ness of...  more »
  • I have been coming to retreats and special events at KMC New York for over 10 years and I can't say enough. The accommodations are clean and comfortable. The vegetarian meals are great and, of...  more »
  • This is hands down my favorite place on earth. Whether its an event full of hundreds of lovely practitioners or a quiet day there on my own, it is a sacred blessed place - truly indescribable. The motto here is "everyone welcome' and you feel that as soon as you arrive. There is something here for everyone. I highly recommend!!
  • Beautiful, scenic grounds with hiking trails. Amazing, life-changing classes for everyone, including kids. And if it can't get any better, the food is fabulous! Looking for happiness? This is the place to go!
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