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Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple

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Address: 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737
Phone Number: 845-856-9000
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Description: KMC New York is located on 82 wooded acres in the colorful Upper Delaware...
KMC New York is located on 82 wooded acres in the colorful Upper Delaware River Valley in rural New York. It is just two hours from New York City. The Temple is open to the public every day, including the dessert café and gift shop. Ongoing meditation classes, study programs and retreats offer an opportunity to discover and increase your inner peace. We invite you to relax and refresh yourself in this special healing environment.
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Wonderful

Wonderful place with an amazing Buddhist temple and a lovely community. Am astounding jewel in the country side, absolutely recommendable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Wonderful place with an amazing Buddhist temple and a lovely community. Am astounding jewel in the country side, absolutely recommendable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This place is a precious jewel in the beautiful woods of Glen Spey. I went on a personal retreat and received the most loving support and guidance from my wonderful retreat coach. The residents I encountered were friendly and welcoming. The vegetarian meals were delicious and my room was very comfortable, clean and quiet.

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This place was magical! My daughter and I went for the Peace of Mind retreat. The coast is very reasonable compared to other retreats.The food was vegetarian, we are not vegetarians but we loved it. The place was just beautiful. The accommodations were cozy and clean. Everyone there was beyond friendly. We felt so at home. The gift shop was... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

May be deceiving when driving up to the gravel parking area for the Meditation Center with its various buildings, but once walking toward the Meditation Center you will be overwhelmed with the scenery. Temple is beautiful and inspiring, a wonderful place for everyone regardless of your beliefs, to spend time in meditation or simply relaxing.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I went to KMC for a rest and reflect retreat for four days. I can honestly say that I have never been somewhere that every person I met treated me with so much respect and kindness. Visiting the Temple, taking walks in the woods on guided paths and just relaxing with the beautiful scenery surrounding me all contributed to the... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Kadampa Meditation Center is a beautiful place. Located in the Upper Delaware River Valley, its a serene setting for a perfect weekend getaway from New York City. I stayed overnight with a relative and the accommodations were nice and simple. A private bedroom with 2 twin beds, which had a shared bath and community kitchen. The meals were good, vegetarian,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This was my second time at the Kadampa Meditation Center. First time with two girlfriends just for a quick relaxing weekend and I had an amazing experience. This time I went with my family. We spent a long weekend there, my husband camped with the kids and we all enjoyed it! I stayed in the dorms because I am not... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

the temple, the people, (the food) everything about my experience at the temple was nothing short of life changing. I am not a Buddhist but interested in all philosophy of spirituality and nobody once pushed any religion upon me which made the experience more about me and less about the religion. The accommodations were clean and comfortable and the cooks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

My girlfriend is into yoga and loves this place. I did to. unfortunately no body was there but we went inside to look at various things.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Spent 2 nights in room 10 (deluxe double). Confortable room with enough place to relax (share bathroom and shower). The site is very quiet and inspiring. Visitors are ask to limit speaking between 10pm and 8am. Everybody were just so warm and nice. The meals are included in the rate. Of course this is vegeterian (buffet) but it was so... More 

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