Chan Space New York

We promote Chan meditation around the world in the hope that this will help people walk on the path leading to peace of heart. We only have on Earth, this home that we all share. We are all members of one global family and we all rely on each of its members to protect this world and every life on it.
Dharma Master Hsin Tao


Here on Earth: Ocean Waters 2021

A series of film workshops and lectures offered this fall over the theme of water.

Make films to express your “unique” point of view on our oceans and their place in the world around you.

These workshops are for the budding 9-year-old marine biologists to the 86 yr old grandmas who want to start learning to make films. If you want to participate no prior film experience is necessary, and is open to all ages.

Watch last year’s films click here.


Meditative Healing

Qigong Chan Workshop for Well-Being

In this free workshop, you will learn various practices, including Qigong with Taichi elements for energy flow, body-mind connection, breathing techniques, and sitting meditation practice to calm the mind/body and rejuvenate. Join us and have a taste of what the Meditative Healing-Qigong Chan Course has to offer.


Meditation & Chanting

Course Introduction: Our world is in need of the seeds of peace and the power of stillness. Dharma Master Hsin Tao invites you to walk with him on a path called “When the heart is at peace, the world is at peace” and unleash the power of awakening in your heart, for the peace of the Earth and the peace of the World.

This series includes walking meditation, sitting meditation advanced teachings on meditation and chanting. Students will also have a chance to receive personal guidance to help improve their practice. Each session will explore a different aspect of these methods, which can later develop into a full retreat. Upon completing these 8 classes, students will have the chance to join our regular practice group (conducted once every week), to encourage habitual practice, whilst receiving continuous guidance to improve.

Teacher: Ven. Guang Guo Shih is the guiding dharma teacher of Chan Space New York. She has been working closely with Dharma Master Hsin Tao translating his Dharma talks, attending international events and collaborating with universities such as Yale, Harvard and the University of France in Paris.

Date & Time: Every Sunday (8 Classes) from October 10th to December 5th between 9 and 10 AM.

Peace Meditation

Practicing meditation is a way to really understand oneself. Chan meditation teaches us to listen to silence and to learn how to stabilize our heart so that we can see our true self in the tranquility, while reflecting shows us how to practice meditation and to awaken our perception to true phenomena.

Chan practice is not a religion, but an effective method to learn about ourselves and to achieve physical wellness. Dharma Master Hsin Tao developed the Peace Meditation of Ling Jiou Mountain. Based on the Four Steps of Chan, this practice includes: breathing, sitting, walking and moving meditation (Gong Fa). Practicing the Four Steps and listening to the sound of silence help us to return to our origin and find our own serenity.

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