Won Dharma Center
Located in a rural setting near NYC and Boston, the Won Dharma Center sits on 426 acres in Claverack in upstate New York. This magical place overlooks the Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains and is surrounded by wooded foothills with a nearby brook. This serene natural setting is perfect for contemplation, rest, and renewal.
WDC is a magical place! There is a natural sense of peace and serenity as soon as you step onto this property. With over seven miles of hiking and walking trails on 400 acres of nature, the WDC provides the perfect opportunity for you to unplug from all the hyperconnected digital chaos and allows you to rediscover your peaceful nature within.
Spring in Upstate NY
Emerson says, “Adapt to the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.”
We deliberately chose this place at this time of year so you can attune to all the blossoming beauty that is springtime in upstate New York.
Simplicity & Comfort
The WDC award-winning architecture naturally keeps life simple so you can relax and stay focused on what brought you here. There are several restrooms and showers on each floor to accommodate all the rooms. Learn more about the room options within the checkout page.
The Meditation Hall
With its deep Buddhist tradition and peaceful vibes, the Won Meditation Hall is where we will explore our mindfulness teachings and bring these practices to life. With agreeable weather, we also plan to practice outside with nature.