Meditation and Buddhism in New Jersey

Dharmachakra Buddhist Center is a Buddhist meditation center in northern New Jersey.  We offer instruction in meditation and Buddhist spiritual practice through meditation classes, meditation retreats and special meditation events.  Meditation is for everyone, from those who seek relaxation to those who wish to follow the Buddhist spiritual path. We promote the teachings and ideals of Kadampa Buddhism in northern New Jersey


FREE PUBLIC TALKS followed by series of classes

transforming_fear_1We have so many fears these days: fears for ourselves, our family and friends, and for our world. Sometimes these fears are manifest and sometimes they are beneath the surface, giving rise to anxiety and insecurity. What do we turn to protect us from fear and anxiety? What can we rely upon? According to Buddha’s teachings it is possible to transcend our fears and attain a state of fearlessness.


FREE PUBLIC TALKS on September 2nd, 3rd and 4th
See the CALENDAR  for the talks and class schedule

with Peter Kurczynski

buddha_smile2Life can be full of change and other sources of anxiety, discontent or discouragement. When times are uncertain, we need a reliable guide who can show us how to attain genuine inner peace. Buddha is such a guide, who can lead us step by step into the joy and peace that is our potential. We will discover the importance of having a teacher of Buddhist meditation, and how to begin to cultivate relationships here and now that are conducive to our inner development.

Saturday, September 6th, 9:00 am at Millburn Mall and 3:30 pm at Coba Yoga


meditationIn situations of conflict, we tend to become angry easily. We even think anger will help us ‘win’ our battles, and we rely on it as if it were our trusted friend. The mind of anger, however, leaves a trail of broken relationships, lost opportunities, and painful feelings in its wake. In this class, we will learn skillful techniques from Buddhist meditation to remain balanced, flexible and peaceful in the midst of difficult situations and conflicts, thereby overcoming our real enemy, the painful mind of anger itself.

See the CALENDAR for class schedule


NKT Fall Festival 2014


Our branch class in Glen Rock is moving! After May 14th 2014 there will be no more classes at the Community Church in Glen Rock. Starting May 21st classes will be offered at the Christ Episcopal Church in Ridgewood, close to the Ridgewood High School. This location is wheelchair accessible. Everyone is welcome!

Join Kelsang Dechok every Wednesday, 7 – 8:30pm
Christ Episcopal Church, 105 Cottage Pl / Franklin Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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