Fostering Loving-Kindness, Compassion, Wisdom and Peace since 1985.

When you join the Buddhist Council of New York, you join a family of communities and individuals seeking to share love and light with the world.

About us

The Buddhist Council of New York, founded in 1985, is an association of Buddhist Temples and organizations whose mission is to foster dialogue, cooperation and unity within the Buddhist community in the New York City area.

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If you find a intelligent companion,
A fellow traveler
A sage of good conduct,
You should travel together,
Delighted and mindful,
Overcoming all dangers.

– Dhammapada

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Generosity brings happiness at every stage of its expression. We experience joy in forming the intention to be generous. We experience joy in the actual act of giving something. And we experience joy in remembering the fact that we have given.
– Buddha