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
Basic Buddhist Meditation
“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, The Mirror of Dharma
In this series of classes, we will learn and practice five basic Buddhist meditations that form the foundation of the path to enlightenment. In these meditations, 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: “The Mirror of Dharma With Additions” by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
Feb 7 – Appreciating our Spiritual Opportunity: Meditation on the Preciousness of our Human Life
Feb 14 – Special Class: What is the difference between love and attachment?
Feb 21 – Overcoming the Laziness of Attachment: Meditation on Death
Feb 28 – Focusing our Spiritual Practice: Meditation on the Danger of Lower Rebirth
Mar 7 – Protection from Suffering: Meditation on Going for Refuge
Mar 14 – Creating Happiness, Not Suffering: Meditation on Karma
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.