To Attend a Retreat at the Garrison Institute

What you need to know:

  • icon Preparing for a retreat at Garrison Institute (36.03 kB)   Facilities - Food, Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Lounges, Grounds; Policies - Silence, Communication, Smoking, Dress, Pets, Fragrance, Mail Services, Cancellations, House Jobs, Check-in, Check out; Guest Checklist; and Food Sensitivity Information.

The home of Garrison Institute is a former 77,000 square foot Capuchin Franciscan monastery that was restored and renovated in 2002. Originally built in 1932, it overlooks the Hudson River just over an hour north of New York City.

The Institute offers a place of refuge where guests can withdraw from the business of daily life. Accommodations are simple yet tasteful with enough space to breathe, rest and meditate. To attend a retreat, please check our retreat calendar.

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"...a generous, exclusive retreat of memorable warmth, inquiry, and kindness... The quiet watchfulness of the Institute - people, buildings, gardens, grounds, view - embraced our efforts...."


 

 

 

 

 

 



Upcoming Events

  • New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care: Annual Contemplative Care Retreat
    Thursday, Oct 30 – Sunday, Nov 2
    Open to the public
    A four-day training retreat for healthcare professionals and volunteers with Koshin Paley Ellison, Robert Chodo Campbell, Trudi Jinpu Hirsch and guest teachers Dorothy Dai En Friedman and Morgan Stebbins.
  • Jane Genshin Shuman: Twining Vines Sangha Retreat
    Friday, Oct 31 – Sunday, Nov 2
    With prerequisites
    A silent retreat emphasizing meditation, work practice, Dharma talks, chanting service, and the opportunity to meet privately with the teacher.
  • Buddhist Contemplative Care Symposium
    Thursday, Nov 6 – Sunday, Nov 9
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    Open to the public
    Join leading experts in palliative, hospice and contemplative care to discover how contemplative care techniques can improve healing and reduce suffering. Presented by New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care and the Garrison Institute.

Got Questions?

Call us, 845.424.4800
Monday-Friday, 9-5 EST.

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