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
January 2021 –Training the Mind: Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times
“If we want ultimate happiness and freedom from suffering, we must engage in the supreme practices of training the mind. There is no other way.” -Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
In this series of classes we will begin exploring the ancient meditative practice of training the mind, known as “Lojong”, as presented in the book Universal Compassion. The practice of Lojong empowers us to transform our day-to-day problems into opportunities for personal and spiritual development.
Jan 4 – Understanding our problems, and their solution
Jan 11 – The power of compassion to transform our mind
Jan 18 – Developing faith in the solution to our problems
Jan 25 – Transforming adverse conditions
These classes are based on the book “Universal Compassion” 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.