The Staten Island Buddhist Vihara Meditation Center and Healing Garden is a Buddhist Vihara (Monastery) offering daily meditations, offerings, retreats, readings, and classes for Buddhists and the general public interested in learning more about Buddhism or meditation practices.
From their website: “Our intention is to introduce the Buddhist Philosophy of ‘The Way of Life’ as well as meditation to help improve the quality of your life including the realization of inner peace. While following the basic practical guidelines, you can improve your mind to let go of the major causes of pain; your dissatisfaction and your determination to gain inner peace as well as clarity you may wish to seek. Applying these teachings will help overcome substantial issues such as anger, lack of confidence and anxiety. This will nurture you and help you develop a better understanding for this lifestyle.”
To learn more about this Buddhist temple, please visit their website