Optimism: Realistic Hope for Ourself and Our World at Church of the Covenant – 6:30p – 7:30p

We all have an incredible potential, and there is so much to be optimistic about. Through developing realistic expectations and goals, based on wisdom, we can view ourself, others and our world in the most positive way. Find all the tools that you need to become that hopeful, realistic and joyful person that you could become. Each evening includes a short teaching, guided meditation and time for Q&A at the end.


A Free ONLINE Public Talk

Tuesday, April 20: Optimism - Cultivating Realistic Hope for Ourself and Our World


Followed by a Four Week Series (ON SALE NOW)

Tuesday, May 4: The Art of Positive Thinking - Training Our Mind

Tuesday, May 11: Managing Expectations - Freedom from Disappointment

Tuesday, May 18: Being Realistic - Freedom from Frustration 

Tuesday, May 25: Using Emptiness - The Freedom to Create


Classes now offered in person or live-stream!

Note: With Boston now opening up, the May class series will be offered in-person at the Church of the Covenant at 67 Newbury Street in Back Back. There is ample room for social distance and all safety protocols will be followed. These classes will also be streamed online for those who wish to join in from home. If you have any questions please email info@meditationinboston.org

Register below. Everyone is welcome! This event will be held online via a Zoom webinar. After registering for a class below you will receive the Zoom details. 



This series 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).

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

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  •  April 20, 2021
     6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  •  May 4, 2021
     6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  •  May 11, 2021
     6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  •  May 18, 2021
     6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  •  May 25, 2021
     6:30 pm - 7:30 pm