Fundamentals of Meditation – Sundays at 11am with Gen Khedrub

Meditation is for everyone and anyone can do it right here, right now. But enjoying a five-minute meditation every now and then and committing to a daily practice to train our minds are two very different things. The latter requires a firm foundation and the development of wisdom that will give us what we need to sustain our practice over the long haul. Without this foundation it’s difficult to commit to sit every day, and eventually gain mastery of our minds.

If you want to strengthen your meditation foundation, join us on Sunday mornings where Gen Khedrub will share the views and methods we rely on to power our practice throughout our lives.

Register below. You can find the schedule for November and register for November classes HERE.


September 19 - What is meditation?

September 26 - How to begin meditation (in person only)

October 3 - Making every day count 

October 10 - Empowered by our mortality 

October 17 - Seeing beyond the ordinary 

October 24 - How to build inner strength 

October 31 - Living mindfully 


Note: This class will be delivered in-person and online via a Zoom webinar. Our new location is 2298 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge, just a few blocks from the Davis Square T stop. After registering you will receive instructions on how to watch the sessions. This event will have a replay option of 48 so you can register now and watch later.

You can register for the series or simple drop in to any class you wish.

Everyone is welcome! $12 / free for members.

About the Teacher: Gen Kelsang Khedrub, a Western Buddhist monk, has been studying and practicing Kadampa Buddhism under Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s guidance for many years. His heartfelt teachings are presented with clarity and humor that make them accessible to everyone. Through his kindness, humility and deep understanding of Buddha’s teachings, Gen Khedrub provides an inspiring example of a contemporary Buddhist practitioner we can follow.

Gen Khedrub joins us after 13 years as Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Washington in Seattle and an additional 10 years as Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago.

"The Resident Teachers of our Dharma centers are always with you; they care for you and try to guide you to a meaningful life."

~ Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche


Resource links:

During this class we will be using Prayers for Meditation. If you are not familiar with these prayers, and would like to join in, you can find the text via this link.

New to meditation? Try out the three guided breathing meditations contained within Meditations for Relaxation (MP3) available for download here.

Want to go deeper? Check out the Foundation Program for a systematic study of Buddha’s teachings that can provide you with a foundation for a strong daily practice.


This event is being offered by livestream for residents of Massachusetts*, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine (*except those living in southern Plymouth county, Bristol county, Cape Cod and the islands; for those areas please visit our sister center at

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  •  September 19, 2021
     11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  •  September 26, 2021
     11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  •  October 3, 2021
     11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  •  October 10, 2021
     11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  •  October 17, 2021
     11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  •  October 24, 2021
     11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  •  October 31, 2021
     11:00 am - 12:15 pm