Monday Night Intro Class

Monday 7:30pm - 9:00pm

4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027

Everything Is Possible in Emptiness: Meditating on the True Nature of Reality
Mondays September 10 – October 22 $12
With Western US National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rigpa

September 10 Life Is But a Dream – Public Talk with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa
September 17 Everything Depends On Other Things
September 24 Subtle Impermanence and Emptiness
October 1 The True Nature of the Self
October 8 Everything Is Possible in Emptiness
October 15 Abiding in the Absence of Grasping
October 22 The Practice of Emptiness in Daily Activities

Emptiness is the true nature of reality. By gaining experience of the truth of emptiness we can learn to live lightly, with a flexibility of mind and joy arising from a deep understanding that in emptiness, everything is possible. Through gaining experience of this truth, we can become who we wish to be, and make a profound contribution to the happiness and freedom of all living beings.

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. No previous experience is necessary.



Tantric Technology

Part 1: Imagination and Our Highest Potential

October 29 Tantric Vision: Beyond the Ordinary
November 5 Power of Imagination
November 12 Clear Light of Bliss
​November 19 Channels, Chakras & Mantra
November 26 Quick Path to Enlightenment

Part 2: Transforming Enjoyments

December 3 Transforming Desire
December 10 Bliss: Its In the Mind
December 17 Sharing the Joy

Buddha’s tantric teachings provide the inner technology through which we can unlock our potential to experience a sublime happiness and freedom that gives us tremendous power to benefit others. Through these profound methods we can take charge of our own identity and re-imagine ourselves in a way that brings immeasurable benefit to our world. Don’t miss this rare course – its the first time its ever been offered at KMC Hollywood!

About the teacher

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
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