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

Note: Due to the snow storm, the February 26 event will now be held in person at KMC Boston, not in Maine, but will also be offered online for evening in Maine! Topic: Life Changing Meditations – Advice from Atisha’s Heart. Everyone is welcome.

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 habits, perhaps anxiety, frustration, or fear of confrontation, return yet again.

Buddhist meditation techniques offer us the opportunity to understand and transform the thought patterns that determine the quality of our life. Through sincerely practicing these methods we can finally break the habits that are keeping us stuck and enjoy more freedom and control over our life.

January 8 – Dealing with difficult people

January 15 – Exchanging self with others

January 22 – Universal compassion


February 5 – Love without attachment

February 12 – Taking and giving

February 19 – The supreme good heart

February 26 – Special workshop in Portland with Gen Khedrub on “Life changing Meditations: Advice from Atisha’s Heart”.  Click here to learn more and register.

Note: Due to the snow storm, this event on February 26 will now be held in person at KMC Boston, not in Maine, and will also be offered online.

For March classes click here.

This class will be delivered in-person and online via a Zoom webinar. Location: Portland New Church at 302 Stevens Avenue. After registering you will receive instructions on how to watch the sessions.

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

Everyone is welcome! $12 / series discount / free for members.

Resource links:

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

We will be using this book: How to Transform Your Life, which can be downloaded as a FREE E-BOOK.


This weekly class 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

About the teacher: Clare Morin has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism since the early 2000s, when she  began to study meditation at the Kadampa Meditation Center Hong Kong. She found tremendous value in learning about meditation and using these practical teachings to solve the problems of daily life. Her studies on this path have continued in-depth, and when she moved to Maine in 2009 with her Mainer husband, she was lucky to be asked to start teaching a weekly branch class in Portland.

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