Monday, December 13, 2010

Harmonium Workshops By Srikala // Every Wednesday Jan 5 - Feb 2, 2011

Please join us at The Three Jewels for Srikala's Harmonium Workshop!
  • The basic features of a harmonium and how to use them.
  • The 7 Swaras and their application up and down the scale of a raga
  • Finger exercises to flow easily back and forth across the keys
  • Rhythmic structure
  • The elements of a full kirtan. Kirtan dynamics.
  • The meditation and focus behind chanting for optimal internal and external purification
  • To chant different mantras like Sita Ram, Hare Krishna, Govinda Jaya Jaya, Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya--or your own favorite mantra!
  • To lead a kirtan in collaboration with other instrumental elements

$140 for 4 classes (and 1 live Sanga Kirtan Performance at Jivamukti Yoga). Each class is 2.5 hours long.

Pre-register by contacting The Three Jewels or the Facebook Events Page. Pre-registration is a must!

For a more in-depth experience, class will be limited to 10 people or fewer for each workshop.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Stress & Pain Management with Acupuncture. ONLY $30. Sat, Dec. 11, 11am - 6pm

Explore the benefits of acupuncture this Saturday at The Three Jewels. Receive consultations and acupuncture from licensed acupuncturists in a community style setting. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Leave refreshed and restored!

Please make reservations at

Monday, November 22, 2010

The Deepest Meditation: An Authentic Course on How to See the Ultimate, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 6:30pm

Geshe Michael Roach has begun an extraordinary new teaching series based on Pabongka Rinpoche's Lam Rim commentary, Liberation in Our Hands. Over the next few weeks, The Three Jewels will host a rebroadcast of these invaluable classes.

Venerable Akasha, Nancy Carin, and Chelsea Bailey, who attended the teachings in Phoenix, will host the screenings to lead discussions about the teachings and answer questions. One of them will be present at each of the screenings.

The screenings are ideal for those interested in a beautiful presentation of the key principles of Buddhist thought, as well as those planning to attend the end-of-year retreat Geshe Michael will be leading in Arizona.

If you desire to be blessed by these holy teachings, please RSVP as soon as possible to so we know how many books to order (Vol. 3 of Liberation in Our Hands).

Also let us know in your RSVP if you would like to join a study group lead by Venerable Akasha.


Saturday, Dec. 11, 6:30pm
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 7pm
Saturday, Dec. 18, 5:30pm (2 sessions)
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 7pm

Monday, November 8, 2010

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Workshop & Certification // Sat, Nov. 13, 5 - 10pm; Sun, Nov. 14, 2 - 6 pm

The Three Jewels is honored to welcome yoga guru Om Anand-Ji for a very special yoga therapy workshop. Om-Ji will teach students how to use yoga to treat conditions such as back pain, depression, diabetes, stress, obesity, and insomnia, for which there are limited options available in Western science. A Yoga Therapy Certification will be given to students who attend both days of the workshop. You do not have to be a yoga pracitioner to benefit from these teachings. Om-Ji is a scholar, author, philosopher, and chairman of the Paramanand Institute of Yoga Sciences and Research in India.

If interested in participating in this wonderful opportunity, please RSVP to the following:

Missy Rogina or Louisa Gui

Monday, October 25, 2010

Intro to Tibetan Thangka Painting // Jan 16, Jan 30, Feb 13, Feb 27, 2-5pm

Art at The Three Jewels! Learn how to paint Tibetan thangkas. To Buddhists these religious paintings offer a beautiful manifestation of the divine. Master thangka painter Tashi Dhargyal is offering a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in practicing their dharma through brush and paint. Limited space is available so please register soon.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Yoga for Transforming Negative Emotions // Monday, October 25th, 6:30 - 9:30p.m

This yoga series is the oldest know yoga series that has been found in the scripture. It was written a thousand years ago by Lady Niguma, who was the partner of the renowned Yogi, Lord Naropa. Carrying this lineage into the world, Geshe Michael Roach, a living Master of yoga, meditation and Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy, has translated and taught this precious series throughout the world. Now it is coming live and direct to you.

This special yoga series and the philosophy behind it focuses on how to use the physical postures of yoga to successfully conquer our negative emotions. If learned and practiced well, it can lead to a clear, happy and productive life, among other miraculous things.

Register now at

Suggested donation $30

Please contact Nicole Vigna, if you are interested in a scholarship. Or call 267.495.9996.

Nicole Vigna is a graduate of Diamond Mountain University, having completed a six year advanced course of study in Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, yoga and meditation with Geshe Michael Roach. Nicole now travels worldwide, teaching yoga meditation, enlightened business, and group retreats in Asia, Europe and the United States. It is her greatest delight to share these teaching and to be in genuine service to others.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Meditation for Moms Who Don't // Wednesdays 7 - 8:30pm, November 3, 17 & 24

When raising a family is a full-time job and then some, finding the time for meditation can seem like a distant luxury. Chelsea Bailey, dharma teacher and working mom, hosts three special nights this November to talk about practical ways to make meditation a regular, if not necessary, practice for even the most time-challenged of mothers. Yes, as a mother you CAN do something for yourself--meditate! You'll actually become better at something you're already great at--living for the benefit of others. Be sure to bring your best mom friends with you!

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Ustream: Geshe Michael Roach at Princeton

Geshe Michael Roach, an honors graduate of Princeton and recipient of the Presidential Scholar Medallion, gives a talk at Princeton, October 16, 2010.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Ustream: Geshe Michael Roach on Kedrup Je's 10 Promises to Myself

If you weren't able to make last night's delightful teaching by Geshe Michael Roach, catch all the magic on Ustream. We look forward to having him visit again soon.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Geshe Michael Unearths Kedrup Je // Thursday, October 14, 2010. 5:30 - 7:30pm.

Geshe Michael Roach will give a talk on a rare text by Kedrup Je (1385-1438), the great tantric disciple of Je Tsongkapa, teacher of His Holiness the First Dalai Lama. This "Ten Promises to Myself" is Kedrup Je's look at his own heart, and advices to himself that can help us live a more sacred life. The text has never before been translated or taught in English. This teaching is a wonderful blessing. Please come for the benefit of all beings!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Meditation & Dharma : Sunday, October 17, 2010

Please join us at Three Jewels for an afternoon of meditation followed by a discussion with Venerable Thupten Jinpa about "Getting the Best from a Teacher." Finding a lama (or guru or teacher) is an important step on your path to enlightenment. Developing a fruitful relationship with your lama is just as important. Don't miss out on this event! Just look at Jinpa's smile! Loving, warm, compassionate, joyful and wise. How can you resist? Open to all. Donations welcomed.

Thursday, September 23, 2010


Saturday October 2nd and Sunday October 3rd

Taking ourselves too seriously
is the definition of samsara.
Playfulness, a light touch and humor
are aspects of heaven itself.

Community Acupuncture - Saturday October 2 - Flu Prevention

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Day of Meditation
Sunday September 12, 2010
9:00am to 5:00pm
with John Stilwell
Donations to The Three Jewels appreciated
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Monday, July 26, 2010

Diamond Cutter Sutra
Begins Tuesday July 27
12 Weeks
With John Stilwell
Donations to Three Jewels Appreciated

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Wheel of Life with Hector Marcel
Every Wednesday, 6 weeks 7pm to 9pm
Starting July 21st
Donations Recommended
RSVP: email subject line "YES" to

The Ultimate Blueprint
Imagine the most complex instrument ever designed to understand the nature of everything around us. An instrument so advanced that it could remove dissatisfaction and suffering from your life and generate unimaginable happiness. The wheel of life is a blueprint to such an instrument; much like a map of the world or the periodic table of elements are markers to understand much greater things. Learn how to decode these secrets embedded in the design and in the images of this 2,500 year old map to ultimate personal freedom.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Invigorate Your Meditation Practice
Dharma Essentials, III
Begins Wednesday, June 9th at 7:30pm
With Michael Dunn and Melissa Buschey

An Introduction for those who are new, but also
a great review of the practice for those who want
to add new focus to their practice

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Ashtanga Bliss Infusion

Surrender to the flow, begin as a beginner, go deeper into those asanas you think you know. Honoring the form and grace of traditional Ashtanga asana, practice, we will uncover new versions of ourselves.

Cahla Bloom is an Ashtanga yoga instructor and transformational life consultant who coaches people to overcome perceived limitations in creativity and ability to identify and apply their greatest strengths and visions to the practice of flourishing in work and life.

May 16th and 23rd
1:00pm to 4:00pm
$25.00 per session
@ The Three Jewels
100% of the proceeds go to YogiCat's
mobile clinic to spay/neuter and vaccinate
stray cats in Willimsburg

Thursday, April 29, 2010

The Field of Play
Taught by Lindsay Crouse
at The Three Jewels

Saturday May 8th & Monday May 10th
Suggested Donation $25 each evening or $40 for both

Friday, April 16, 2010

Venerable Thubten Phuntsok
Follow-up Teachings
Wednesday April 21, 28 & May 19, 26
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
at The Three Jewels

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Monday, April 5, 2010

How Karma Works with John Stilwell
Beginning April 20/Every Tuesday for 12 weeks
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Monday, March 29, 2010

Venerable Jinpa at The Three Jewels
March 29, 30, 31

In his gratitude for those who have supported his journey and work there, he is offering a number of Dharma teachings in New York City this coming week for the benefit of all sentient beings.

Monday, March 29th

7:30pm-9:00pm Love and Compassion at Work in Haiti
Venerable Jinpa will share his powerful personal experience putting compassion to work on the ground in Haiti in the wake of the earthquake.

Tuesday, March 30th

7:30-9:00pm The Perfection of Morality
A requested follow-up Teaching to last time's "Power of Giving" session.

Wednesday, March 31st

7:30-9:00pm This "Precious Human Life" via Pleasure and Pain
How to best use this human life, the role of pleasure in practice, and how to find the Buddha's elusive Middle Way.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Tibetan Heart Yoga at The Three Jewels
Asana and Guided Meditation
16 bi-monthly workshops/Saturdays 1-3pm
Open to all levels

Workshop Teachers
Amy Safrankova
Annie Wong
Katie Vergera
Kristen McKee
Mark Trippetti
Nicole Nichols
James Hall
Juliana Um

March 13 & 27
THY Series 1. A Foundation of Compassion
Questons: contact

For more Info, visit

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Yoga and Breathwork
with Laurie Goldstein
and live music accompaniment
Sunday, January 31st @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm
to register email: