Yoga Meditation Syracuse NY

To give meditation a try, sit comfortably, set a timer for 10 minutes, and explore one of the following strategies. And consider yourself forewarned: Meditation is a delightfully simple practice , but that doesn't mean it's easy!

Rangrig Yeshe
(315) 475-9635
214 Scott Avenue
Syracuse, NY
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Tibetan Nyingma

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Albany Karma Thegsum Chöling
(518) 374-1792
Doane Stuart School
Albany, NY
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Tibetan Karma Kagyu

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Buffalo Zen Dharma Community
(716) 655-1856
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Buffalo, NY
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Zen

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Carrol Gardens NY Kadampa Buddhist Center
(212) 924-6706
322 Eighth Avenue, Suite 502
New York, NY
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Kadampa Buddhism

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Awareness Meditation Group of Eastern Sullivan County
(845) 434-1849
Sanivan Holistic Retreat and Spa
Hurleyville, NY
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Non-sectarian

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Zen Center of Syracuse Hoen-ji
(315) 492-9773
266 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY
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Zen - Rinzai

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Bellmore NY Kadampa Buddhist Center
(516) 409-6210
LI Therapeutic Massage & Wellness
Bellmore, NY
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Kadampa Buddhism

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Manhattan (Soho) Kadampa Buddhist Center
(212) 924-6706
322 Eighth Avenue, Suite 502
New York, NY
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Kadampa Buddhism

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Living Arts Sanctuary
(914) 882-6367
101 Pondfield Road West
Bronxville, NY
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Zen

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Downtown New York Meditation Community
(212) 592-4781
PO Box 1098
New York, NY
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Vipassana

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By Claudia Cummins

To give meditation a try, sit comfortably, set a timer for 10 minutes, and explore one of the following strategies. And consider yourself forewarned: Meditation is a delightfully simple practice , but that doesn't mean it's easy!

Just sit. Commit to doing nothing more than sitting quietly and watching what happens. Don't pick up the phone , don't answer the doorbell, don't add another item to your to-do list. Just sit and observe the thoughts that arise and pass through your mind. You will likely be surprised by how difficult it is to sit quietly for 10 minutes. In the process, though, you may learn something important about the qualities of the restless mind and the ever-changing nature of life .

Listen to the sounds of life. Close your eyes and tune in to the sounds percolating both within and around you. Open your ears and adopt a receptive attitude. At first, you'll likely hear only the most obvious noises, but over time, you'll discover new layers of sounds that you had previously tuned out . Challenge yourself to observe what you hear without clinging to it or resisting it. Notice how the world feels more alive as your awareness of the present deepens.

Practice bare attention. Notice the raw sensations of the present moment—feelings of warmth and coolness, hardness and softness, pressure and ease.

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