Date & Time
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Multi-Cultural and Multi-Religious Exploration of Meditation and Contemplative Practices
Register for one of the upcoming FREE INTRO evenings for the Meditative and Contemplative Studies Training.
Faculty: Swami Asokananda, Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault, Kabir Helminski, Khenpo Pema Wangdak, Shaykha Fariha Fatima al-Jerrahi, Thomas Amelio, Rabbi Rami Shapiro, PH.D, Itzhak Beery & Robert Peng
The New York Open Center is pleased to announce a 7-month, multi-cultural, and multi-faith Meditation and Contemplative Studies program, commencing in October of 2019. The program offers a unique and expansive exploration of a variety of mystical and contemplative disciplines and forms of meditation from eight major religious and spiritual traditions. This broad-based inquiry offers a direct, first-hand immersion into these disciplines with the intent of inspiring participants to develop and maintain a practice for the duration of the training, perhaps leading to a life-long engagement with one or more spiritual traditions.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Led by Thomas Amelio
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New York Open Center
Thomas Amelio intensely studied yogic disciplines and philosophy in India, where he edited Rajarshi Muni’s classic, Yoga–The Ultimate Spiritual Path. He is a founding member of, and has been a senior teacher at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health for over 40 years, and is President Emeritus of the NY Open Center in New York City. His latest CD is Mantra Darshan–Vedic and Tantric invocations for meditative absorption.