A Half-day Meditation Course, for everyone

Start Your Own Practice ~
Creating a Sacred Space for Meditation
Saturday June 8
10am to 1pm
With Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Thekchen

Course Fee: $25 per person | No charge for Silver, Gold or Platinum support members

Learn everything you need to know to start a formal daily meditation practice. Gen Thekchen will explain everything from how to begin a practice, how to create a sacred space for meditation, how to set up a shrine, why we make offerings, how to prepare the mind for successful meditation and how to engage in a systematic daily practise that familiarizes us with the essential minds of wisdom and compassion that fulfills our human potential. 

An event not to be missed!

Course Schedule

10 - 11:15am - teaching and meditation

11:15 - 11:45am - break and refreshments

11:45am - 1pm - teaching and meditation


Gen Kelsang Thekchen, Buddhist Monk & TeacherThis course will be taught by Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Thekchen, who is a senior Teacher in the New Kadampa Tradition. He has been a Kadampa Buddhist monk and Teacher under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for more than 25 years. He is well known for his ability to present Buddha's teachings in a simple, practical and often humorous way, making them easy to put into practice in everyday life.


Pre-registration is recommended, but you can also register at the door when you arrive.

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No matter how difficult our external circumstances may become, for as long as we maintain a calm and peaceful mind, the situation will not be a problem for us.
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