Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation

Saturday, 20 April 10:00am - 1:00pm iCal | Google Calendar

4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027

Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation
With the right techniques, anyone can begin and sustain a successful daily meditation practice.

Join us for this special two-session class where we’ll explore the methods taught by Buddha for establishing a regular meditation practice.

We’ll examine the Buddhist way of thinking as well as the practical side of setting up a daily practice.

Everyone welcome.

Session 1: Introduction to Buddhism 10:30 – 11:45 am

In Part I of the course you will learn the fundamentals of Buddhist view and how they apply to meditation, ie training the mind. Applying these methods in your everyday life will lead to happiness and a sense of purpose and harmony in your relationships.

Session 2: Introduction to Meditation (a workshop) 12:15 – 1:30 pm

In Part II of the course you will learn the basics of meditation, from why we would want to meditate to the “technical” matters of how to do it. The workshop will include some guided meditations and provide plenty of time for questions.

Cost: $30 |$25 – Early Bird Registration (Book online by April 13)
Membership Pricing: 50% off for Foundation Members | FREE for Kadampa and Benefactor Members

**Please arrive 15 minutes before class for registration and to get settled in the meditation hall. Once the 1st meditation has started, you will need to wait outside in the community room where there is a video broadcast before you can join the class. This to ensure that everyone has a positive meditation experience. Thank you for your kind understanding!



About the teacher
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Gen Kelsang Rigpa

Resident Teacher and Western US National Spiritual Director. Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC-Hollywood. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him. Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help student discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.

  • Saturday, 20 April
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood
  • 4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027


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