Participate in a meditation session before enjoying drinks at the home of acclaimed Buddhist author Lodro Rinzler.

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Learn to meditate before drinks with Lodro Rinzler, an author whose work makes Buddhist teachings accessible to a modern generation

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What You'll Do

In the shuffle of big-city life, staying in the moment can be a challenge. Lodro Rinzler, a practicing Shambhala Buddhist, helps you quiet your mind and stay "awake" in the modern world through meditation. His teachings focus on how to enrich your life—one that can still include beer, sex, and other social indulgences—via incorporating a meditation practice that helps reduce stress and raise one's energy level. In addition to practicing with Lodro, he teaches students how to incorporate meditation into their lives at home.

  • Practice Meditation
    Shambhala Buddhist and best-selling author Lodro Rinzler shares techniques for quieting your mind and fostering a sense of inner peace

  • Post-Meditation Drinks
    Enjoy a casual drink and a conversation afterward about how Buddhist practices can help enrich your life

Each event is capped at 15 participants; each event requires a minimum of 4 participants in order to take place.

Your Host

Lodro Rinzler
The Buddha Who Walked into a Bar

Lodro Rinzler, author of the best-selling book The Buddha Walks Into a Bar: A Guide to Life for a New Generation, has carved his own niche in the practice of Buddhism, tailoring the ancient spiritual teachings to a modern, western lifestyle. It's a balance he's struck since college, where he created a Buddhist House that hosted 18 students and a large meditation room. His accessible teachings have appeared in a regular column he writes for The Huffington Post entitled "What Would Sid Do." Most recently, Lodro has turned his columns into a book, Walk Like a Buddha,which offers tips for living with integrity, compassion, and happiness.

Scheduled Dates

  • Monday (7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.)
    December 2

  • Tuesday (7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.)
    November 26
    December 10

  • Wednesday (7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.)
    December 11

  • Thursday (7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.)
    November 7 | November 21
    December 5 | December 12

Where You'll Meet

The event will be held at a Brooklyn residence. The exact address will be shared after purchase.

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    New York

    Ocean Avenue

    New York, NY 11226

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