Meditations to Transform Your Life – Saturdays from 10:00-11:15 am in Portland with Clare Morin


We need to find a middle way between the extremes of materialism and spirituality. For the most part, we try to improve our quality of life through external change. We have great expectations of a new job, a new place to live, or a new partner. And then we notice that the same old mental (more…)

Meditations to Transform Your Life – Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30pm with Gen Khedrub


Note: No class on January 11 due to extreme cold. Keep warm and safe! We need to find a middle way between the extremes of materialism and spirituality. For the most part, we try to improve our quality of life through external change. We have great expectations of a new job, a new place to (more…)

Meditations to Transform Your Life – Wednesdays from 7:00-8:15pm with Gen Khedrub


We need to find a middle way between the extremes of materialism and spirituality. For the most part, we try to improve our quality of life through external change. We have great expectations of a new job, a new place to live, or a new partner. And then we notice that the same old mental (more…)

Essential Kadampa Practices: An in-depth course Thursdays 6:45-8:15pm from January 20 to February 24


Even though our spiritual interest often starts with a very open heart, with a wish to change or deal with difficulties that life has presented us, our approach to spiritual learning and practice is still often at an intellectual level. There are two essential Kadampa Buddhist practices that can take us out of our head (more…)

Meditations for a Peaceful Heart Sundays from 11:00am – 12:15pm with Gen Khedrub


The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. If our mind is peaceful we shall be free from worries and mental discomfort, and so we shall experience true happiness; but if our mind is not peaceful, we shall find it very difficult to be happy, even if we are living in (more…)

Meditation & Mindfulness Integrated into Daily Life: A Newton Community Education Class with Gen Khedrub


Wednesdays, 12-1pm January 26 to February 16 Regular practice of mindfulness and meditation can help you manage your emotions, gain confidence, and stay calm in these modern turbulent times. In recent years we've witnessed remarkable material progress, but there has not been a corresponding increase in our happiness and inner peace. We suffer from worry, (more…)