Monday Mornings    •    10am – 11am
Daily Practice, Daily Peace

Teacher: Nicole Bury
For a peaceful heart and a happy mind, meditate every day. It seems so simple but, somehow, so hard to do, even for experienced practicioners. This class can help. It includes methods for overcoming obstacles--including those we create in our own minds. You'll learn more about how the mind works and receive practical tips on motivation, time management and concentration. When you learn to enjoy the process of change for itself, daily practice quickly becomes daily peace.
Free for members / $15 non-members

Monday Evenings    •    7pm – 8:30pm
The Practical Path of Self-Transformation

Teacher: Kadam Matthew Riechers
By training your mind day-by-day, you can become the person you've glimpsed only in your better moments—a confident, joyful person with a big heart and clear mind. The time to begin this training is now. Learn how you can create incremental change that produces lasting results and eliminate obstacles to inner growth.
Free for members / $15 non-members

Wednesday Evenings    •    7pm – 8pm
Open Meditation

Teachers: VMC teachers
Open to meditation? Then we suggest Open Meditation. This class is a no-obligation, donation-based opportunity to see what meditation at Vajradhara Meditation Center is all about. Each class includes two short meditations with time for questions and discussion. Everyone and their curiosity is welcome any and every Wednesday.
Free for members / $10 suggested donation non-members

Thursday Evenings    •    7:30pm – 8:30pm
Create a Better Future by Creating Your Karma

Teacher: Kadam Matthew Riechers
Buddha taught that it's your mind that determines whether you enjoy a happy life or one characterized by stress and dissatisfaction. You create your own world, moment-by-moment, and therefore enjoy great freedom and great responsibility. This class is about karma, the natural law that describes how the mind works to create joy and pain. By putting these teachings into practice, anyone can create a life filled with meaning and deep satisfaction.
Free for members / $15 non-members

Sunday Mornings    •    10am – 11am
Family Meditation

Teacher: Michael Repucci
Our family can be our biggest wellspring of love ... and our greatest source of frustration. Join us on Sunday mornings so that the whole family can train in mindfulness and virtue. Class content is adapted each week to the families in attendance, but generally consists of family meditation, free play, and discussion of Dharma topics appropriate to both middle-school kids and parents. Toddlers and young children get an introduction to meditation, and learn to become part of a spiritual community through play and by osmosis. Older children and adults get to dive deeper into the ways that Dharma practice can help us deal with the practical challenges of school, work, and parenting.
Free for members / $15 non-members

Sunday Mornings    •    11:30am – 1pm
Connecting with Your Ultimate Potential

Teacher: Kadam Matthew Riechers
Are you tired of relating to a superficial, limited version of yourself, ignoring your extraordinary potential within? This series will present teachings and meditations to connect you with your Buddha nature— your own vast potential for positive, inspired change – and increase your ability to deal with challenges and benefit others.
Free for members / $15 non-members


  • We are located in Boerum Hill at 444 Atlantic Avenue, between Nevins & Bond Streets – a short walk from most major subway lines!
  • Weekly guided meditations and Buddhist teachings are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners.
  • Each class is self contained and pre-registration is not required. Some general meditation classes are given as a series, but can also be taken individually. Although it’s most beneficial to engage in the whole series, you're welcome to drop in on a class-by-class basis.
  • Classes are held every week unless otherwise noted.
  • No special clothing is necessary, and we offer both chairs and cushions for sitting.
  • Please try to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to class to sign in and get comfortable. We do our best to start and end on time, and your help is appreciated!