About the Classes
Suitable for everyone, these meditation classes offer simple, practical methods to improve the quality of our lives and develop inner peace. These classes focus on using Buddhist understanding to help us solve our daily problems, let go of negative minds and find the lasting happiness we seek.
Each class includes guided meditation, a practical teaching, and an opportunity to ask questions. Although taught as a series, each class is self-contained and can be attended individually.
This Month’s Class Schedule & Topics
November 2020 – The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra: Meditations on the Mind and Emptiness
“If you realize your own mind you will become a Buddha; you should not seek Buddhahood elsewhere.” – Buddha
In these classes we will explore the special instructions on how to engage in Mahamudra meditation presented in the book Oral Instructions of Mahamaudra by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. By practicing Mahamudra meditation we can quickly make progress towards the supreme peace of mind, enlightenment.
Nov 2 – Filling our Mind with Positive Energy: Accumulating Merit & Receiving Blessings
Nov 9 – Getting to Know Our Own Mind: Meditating on Tranquil Abiding
Nov 16 – Introduction to Emptiness: Meditating on Superior Seeing
Nov 23 – The Inner Light of Wisdom: The Emptiness of Persons and Phenomena
Nov 30 – Staying Light and Peaceful: The Practice of Emptiness in Daily Life
These classes are based on the book “The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra” by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
The book is available to purchase and download from Tharpa Publications at:
About the Teacher
Gen Kelsang Tashi is a Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Miami. He has been practicing and teaching meditation in the Kadampa tradition for over 12 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.
If you cancel more than 24 hours before the start of the class/event we will refund all except 25%. If you cancel within 24 hours before the start of the class/event, no refunds are given. Any non-refunded fees arising from cancellations are donated to the NKT-IKBU International Temples Project.