Thursday evenings, 7:00–8:30 pm
No experience necessary.
Each class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk on a certain topic, and ends with another guided meditation. These classes will utilize books such as How to Transform Your Life and Modern Buddhism by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, both available as free ebooks.
Feb–Mar 2020: What to Do About Suffering
Drawn from the inspiring new book The Mirror of Dharma with Additions, these classes will explore essential insights from the classic poem “The Three Principal Aspects of the Path” by Je Tsongkhapa. Through practicing these special meditations we can recognize, reduce, and eventually completely overcome the causes of suffering in our own hearts and help others to do the same.
Feb 6th: The Source of Pure Happiness
Feb 13th: Longing for Liberation
Feb 20th: The Four Powerful Rivers
Feb 27th: Releasing the Chains of Karma
Mar 5th: The Iron Net
Mar 12th: The Thick Darkness
Mar 19th: The Three Sufferings
Mar 26th: The Ultimate Path
Apr 2nd: Appearance and Emptiness
Teacher: Gen Kelsang Wangden is an American Buddhist monk and is the Resident Teacher of Menlha Buddhist Center in Lambertville, NJ. A longtime disciple of the internationally renowned Buddhist Teacher and meditation master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Gen Wangden is known for his kind heart, joyful nature, and practical advice. He enjoys helping students of all abilities and interests understand and apply Buddhist lessons and cultivate inner peace.