Re-opening of the Palpung Thubten Choling Monastery Grounds

Welcome Back!


We are happy to announce the re-opening of the Palpung Thubten Choling Monastery grounds after more than a year of being closed to the public due to the covid pandemic. Visitors are now welcome to circumambulate the Enlightenment Stupa, meditate outdoors, and enjoy the beautiful Hudson River view. We look forward to seeing you!

Please note that some buildings remain closed until further notice, and we are offering only limited overnight accommodations are available. To learn more about joining us for a monastery provided lunch and or overnight accomodations (for fully vaccinated guests), click here. Guests are also welcome to bring lunch to eat outdoors on the grounds, or to enjoy our many local restaurants. While outdoors, please be mindful of ticks, and we strongly advise checking your body and clothing for ticks after your visit.

Outdoor restroom facilities (porta-potties) will be available. To learn more about our limited re-opening and upcoming events, click here.

Limited re-opening of the Maitreya Shrine Room – June 17-20 and June 26,27 2021

We are also pleased to announce that the Maitreya Shrine Room will be open to the public during our upcoming practice of Drolma Yuldok, Thursday through Sunday June 17 – 20. Drolma Yuldok is a long practice of Green Tara chanted twice a year to dispel obstacles for all beings and invite auspicious conditions, health, and good fortune. For more details click here.

During this chanting event, tea will be served to the monks and nuns. Guests are invited to bring their own thermoses of water or tea from home.

Please do not visit the monastery if you feel unwell and/or have a fever.

The Maitreya Shrine Room will also be open the weekend of June 26-27 from 10:00am-4:00pm.

Please note that only the Maitreya Shrine Room will be open on these dates. Other areas of the Maitreya Center and all other buildings on the property remain closed at this time.

All visitors are required to wear a mask indoors.
Children 12 years old and younger must be supervised. No pets please.

We are very happy to welcome our sangha back to Palpung Thubten Choling! This is the first phase of our reopening process and we will update our website, Facebook page and Enews as we continue to open more fully.







我們也很高興地宣布,將於 6 月 17 日至 20 日(周四至日)舉行綠度母盛大法會。此期間,彌勒佛堂將向公眾開放,綠度母大法會每年舉行兩次,為一切眾生消災除障,帶來吉祥順緣、健康、好運。更多詳情,請點擊此處 For more details click here



彌勒佛堂也將於 6 月 26 日至 27 日的周末上午 10:00 至下午 4:00 開放。


在室內,所有訪客都必須戴口罩。 12 歲及以下的兒童須有成人看管。請不要携帶寵物。

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