Hitting A Wall - how to manage relentless adversity ---------- “I’ve hit a wall” Sound familiar? In the face of never ending challenging situations, ranging from economic uncertainty, health concerns , to societal unrest, and more, it is not unusual to feel that you are hitting a wall. Many of us have found ourselves running […]
Be Still: meditations to quiet your mind ----------- Do you ever wish that your mind could just stop? Worries, distractions, over-stimulation...etc., make it hard to feel engaged in our own life and with the people in it.. Good News Alert: We can learn to Quiet our inner noise. This simply-presented, basic meditation class will take […]
As a follow-up to the NKT International Summer Festival, we will engage in the meditation practice of Buddha Amitayus, the Buddha of Long Life. This beautiful practice helps us to increase our lifespan, wisdom, and positive energy. No meditation experience necessary. Everyone is welcome at this special event.
Living With Heartbreak ----------- When our heart breaks, it is easy to feel hopeless or apathetic. Whether it is because of a significant loss, disappointment with our life, fears regarding the world-at-large, or a scary life event, it can feel impossible to feel hopeful. This workshop will provide a chance for each participant to investigate […]
PLEASE SIGN UP FOR ONLINE CLASSES WHILE WE ARE CLOSED. ------------------- Guided meditations and Buddhist teachings are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners. Classes are given as a series, but can also be taken individually. Please feel free to drop-in anytime. Everyone welcome! | Visit our Weekly Meditations page for more information.
PLEASE SIGN UP FOR ONLINE CLASSES WHILE WE ARE CLOSED. ------------------------ Join our community of meditators for teachings and meditations based on the systematic and renowned “Stages of the Path to Enlightenment”, or Lamrim in Tibetan. We go one meditation at a time through this classic presentation of 21 meditations designed to each uniquely benefit […]
PLEASE SIGN UP FOR ONLINE CLASSES WHILE WE ARE CLOSED. SUNDAY MORNING MEDITATIONS These Sunday classes emphasize integrating essential, positive states of mind such as patience, universal love, and compassion into our daily life. Come learn how meditating on and cultivating these positive states lead to a happy, more meaningful life! Each class is taught […]
If you’re attending general Kadampa Buddhist classes, but find yourself wanting more, you might enjoy the Foundation Program. FP is the next step in deepening your practical experience of Buddha’s teachings through the systematic study of specific Kadampa Buddhist texts written by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Learn more about FP HERE. (not a drop-in class) If you […]
No matter how negative our mind is we have the opportunity to purify it completely by engaging in purification, the root of future happiness and spiritual realizations. In this practice, we visualize the Thirty-five Confession Buddhas and practice purification in their presence. Through the power of their blessings and prayers, we can swiftly purify even […]
The Joy of Compassion: Meditations on Taking and Giving ----------- Compassion is what our world needs right now. We can use the sorrow we feel in regard to our world situation as the motivation to transform our mind into a mind of compassion. Through applying Buddha's teachings on Taking and Giving, we can bring healing […]