A sincere and skilled meditation practice can provide you with the opportunity to take a break from distraction, energize and enliven your inner experience, and see even the most challenging of circumstances in a new light. During this practical and experiential meditation workshop, you can learn about the foundations of Buddhist meditation, how to start or recharge your at-home practice, and take away effective methods for improving and sustaining your meditation practice.
No previous experience is necessary. No special clothing is required. Just show up - online or in-person.
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.
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
During this event we will be using The Liberating Prayer. 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 www.meditationinnewbedford.org)
September 18, 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm