Monday Night Drop-in Class – Mindfulness: Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation

Monday 7:30pm - 9:00pm

4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027

Mindfulness: Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation

April 22 What is Mindfulness?
April 29 The Five Stages of Buddhist Meditation with Senior Buddhist Teacher
May 6 Watching the Mind with Alertness
May 13 Distractions: The Enemy Within
May 20 The Stages of the Path: Lamrim
May 27 Meditation: Our Precious Human Life with Senior Buddhist Teacher
June 3 Mindfulness for Busy People with Senior Buddhist Teacher
June 10 Meditation: Death and Impermanence

In the fast pace of our work and personal lives our attention is easily scattered and our mind cluttered with endless distractions. Training in mindfulness gives us the power to overcome disturbing thoughts and to stay focused on what brings peace of mind. These teachings give us a chance to truly experience peace of mind and live a meaningful life by restoring our focus on what’s important.

What to Expect at a Class:
Our Monday evening introductory meditation class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk on a certain topic (listed above), and ends with another guided meditation. Class is followed by refreshments and time to chat with the teacher and other students. Everyone is welcome. DROP IN AND JOIN AT ANY TIME!  NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY.

COST:
$15/Class
FREE for all Supporting Members
FREE for 1st time visitors to KMC Hollywood

**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!

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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.

  • Monday
  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood
  • 4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027
  • $15
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