Training in mindfulness and meditation have been understood by Buddhist practitioners for centuries to be the key to a happy and fulfilling life. These practices are not limited to when we are sitting down in formal meditation. They can be integrated into every aspect of our life. Mindfulness practice is not simply about “being in the moment”, but learning to transform our daily activities into causes pure peace and happiness by remembering special ways of thinking. This afternoon course will provide a brief and practical introduction to training in mindfulness according to the Kadampa Buddhist tradition.
2:00pm – 3:15pm – Session 1 – What is mindfulness and why practice it?
3:45pm – 5:00pm – Session 2 – How to practice mindfulness in daily life
This event will be based on instructions contained within the book How to Transform Your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
An e-book is available to download from Tharpa Publications at:
Attend In-Person, Live Stream via Zoom or Replay Online Later
This event will be held online via live streaming video on Zoom. You can view the live transmission on your computer, smartphone or tablet. After registering we will email you the link to view the live stream.
Limited in person attendance is also available. Advance registration is required.
A recording of the event will also be available to replay for one week after the event on our website. You must register in advance in order to watch the replay.
About the Teacher
Gen Kelsang Tashi is a Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Miami. He has been practicing meditation in the Kadampa tradition for over 14 years. His gentle approach to meditation emphasizes the importance of keeping a happy and positive mind. He is appreciated for his clear, light-hearted and practical presentation of Buddhist teachings.
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel 24 hours prior to commencement of the event we will refund all except 25%. If you cancel on, or after, the event, no refunds are given. Exceptions may be made in circumstances such as sickness or bereavement; you should apply by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org within 2 weeks of the end of the event. Any non-refunded fees arising from cancellations are donated to the NKT-IKBU International Temples Project.