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.
Upcoming Class Schedule & Topics
February/March 2023 – Basic Buddhist Meditation
Guided meditations and teachings with modern Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Tashi
“Whenever we practice meditation, whether or not our meditation is clear, we are performing a virtuous mental action that is a cause of our future happiness and peace of mind.”
– Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
In this series of classes, we will learn and practice a series of basic Buddhist meditations that form the foundation of the spiritual path to enlightenment. We will learn how to look at our life, death, rebirth, and karma in a way that will lead to real inner peace, joy, and protection.
Recommended reading: Modern Buddhism by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Download free e-book here.
Feb 5 – Appreciating our Spiritual Opportunity: Meditation on the Preciousness of our Human Life
Feb 12 – Making the Most of our Life: Meditation on Death
Feb 19 – Focusing our Spiritual Practice: Meditations on the Danger of Lower Rebirth
Feb 26 – Protection from Suffering: Meditation on Going for Refuge
Mar 5 – Creating Happiness, Not Suffering: Meditation on Karma
Mar 12 – No Class due to Florida Dharma Celebration
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 15 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.