This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.
Learn to Meditate to improve your life. Relax and enjoy a peaceful mind through meditation practice. Classes are open to the public and no experience is necessary. We sit in chairs. Everyone is welcome and can benefit from these profound teachings and meditations regardless of background. Go deeper in your understanding and practice of meditation and Buddha's teachings on Wednesdays with Buddhist Monk Gen Samten. Each class includes guided meditation, an aspect of Buddha's timeless wisdom and time for Q&A.
What to Expect:
Be guided in a short breathing meditation and connect to an experience of inner peace. No prior experience is necessary. Every week the teachings explore one aspect of Dharma, or Buddha’s teachings, which focus on solutions to problems in daily life, inducing genuine optimism and increased happiness. At the end of the class, there is time for questions & answers. All advice is given as suggestions to improve personal understanding of the teachings and to provide examples of how to apply the teachings to daily life. Enjoy the company of like-minded people after class in the Temple, Café and Bookstore. Light refreshments are offered.
Our meditation classes are very accessible. You do not need to bring any mats or wear any special clothing. We provide both cushions and chairs, and there is no physical exercise, yoga, or stretching involved. Feel free to come however you are comfortable. We ask people to remove shoes and hats when you enter the meditation room. These classes perfect for everyone – no previous meditation experience is necessary and all classes are self-contained. Classes are presented in a way that is accessible to everyone, and no religious obligation is required.
DATE: WEDNESDAYS 7:00pm – 8:30pm
LOCATION: Kadampa Meditation Center New York, 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737
COST: $10/ no registration required
For more information www.kadampanewyork.org or call (845) 856-9000
Kadampa Meditation Center New York is located in Sullivan County at 47 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737, off of Route 97, turn on to Route 31, just north of Hawks' Nest. Kadampa Meditation Center New York offers meditation classes, day courses, retreats, Buddhist prayers chanted in English and a chance to learn about the Buddhist way of life. Classes range from beginner to advanced and are designed to help those who wish to learn to meditate, start a meditation practice or to meditate in a group setting, as well as for those who wish to deepen their understanding of basic Buddhist thought and practice.
Kadampa Meditation Center New York also offers group & corporate visits, mindfulness workshops & presentations, kids meditation, field trips, accommodations & vegetarian meals, and community outreach and 82 acres with Nature Trails. Kadampa World Peace Temple houses a World Peace Café & espresso bar, a bookstore and gift shop featuring a range of unique gifts, cards, meditation accessories, Buddhist art, and books on Buddhism and meditation. Open to the public, stop in an enjoy the peace of the Temple. Weekly Meditation Classes offered in Scranton PA, Sparta NJ and Port Jervis, Beacon, Saratoga Springs & Warwick, NY. For more information call (845)856-9000 or visit www.kadampanewyork.org
Kadampa Meditation Center New York
Education Program Coordinator
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