Learn to reduce stress through meditation and mindfulness training, yoga and stretching, body awareness and visualization, and methods of integrating change into daily life. The training helps with daily stress of many types, high blood pressure, chronic pain, and major life-changing situations. Two additional individual sessions may be scheduled to set specific goals and respond to individual needs. Read more »
The Zen Center of Syracuse is participating in a worldwide meditation event called Meditation for Change. In honor of Veterans' Day we would like to invite you to come sit with us along the theme of Heal Yourself. Heal the Earth. Read more »
With the recent growth of our Tibetan sangha, we will offer an additional sitting each week. Taking place on Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, this period of meditation is in the Gelugpa tradition of our Tibetan sangha and will be led by senior students.
For a listing of our other meditation opportunities, please visit our sitting schedule.
Please contact us with any questions you might have!
Noah, the son of a well-known Buddhist teacher, rebelled against his upbringing and became an anger filled, drugged out punk rocker in his youth. He was arrested several times for destruction of property, possession of illegal substances, and armed robbery. Faced with possibility of doing serious jail time, Noah gave in and decided it was time to try meditation. Read more »
The Zen Center of Syracuse and the Syracuse University Student Buddhist Association together offer meditation at Syracuse University. All sittings are held at Hendricks Chapel in the small chapel in the basement unless otherwise noted. Each includes instruction and discussion, with half an hour of meditation.
The format of the practice, which is centered on the Heart Sutra, was designed by the renowned Tibetan teacher Domo Geshe Rinpoche, and began in April, 1997. It was founded by Andy Hassinger, a student of Domo Geshe Rinpoche for 28 years. Newcomers are welcome; they should arrive at 9:45 a.m., for instruction.