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
Love, Compassion, and Wisdom: Meditations on the Mahayana Buddhist Path
It sometimes feels like the way to protect ourselves and to be happy is to put ourselves before everyone else. In truth, however, people who only care about themselves are truly miserable. All the happiness there is in this world arises from wishing others to be happy. These classes will introduce the meditations on love, compassion, and the main path to enlightenment.
Recommended Reading: “The Mirror of Dharma With Additions” by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. https://tharpa.com/us/the-mirror-of-dharma-3783.html
April 18 – Developing Selfless Love: Meditation on Cherishing All Living Beings
April 25 – Developing Compassion: Meditation on Universal Compassion
May 2 – Believing the Truth, Enlightenment is Possible: Meditation on the Supreme Good Heart, Bodhichitta
May 9 – Special Class for Mother’s Day: Contemplating the Kindness of our Mother
May 16 – Living Your Best Life: Meditation on our Determination and Promise to Sincerely Practice the Six Perfections
May 23 – Purifying Obstructions: Training in Meditation on Emptiness
May 30 – Meditation on Relying on our Spiritual Guide
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.