Meditate in Georgetown
Georgetown Drop-in Meditation Classes
First Thursday each month • 7 – 8:30pm
With Kadampa Buddhist nun, Kelsang Kunden
Glen Williams Town Hall
1 Prince St
Suitable for everyone, these drop-in meditation classes offer simple, practical methods to improve the quality of our lives and develop inner peace. These classes focus on using Buddhist understanding to help us solve our daily problems, let go of negative minds and find the lasting happiness we seek.
Each class includes breathing meditation, teaching and guided meditation on topic of the night. There is also an opportunity to ask questions. Although taught as a series, each class is self-contained and can be attended individually. Please feel free to drop-in on a class-by-class basis, or enjoy the full series. These classes are suitable for both beginners and those with more experience.
$12 per class | Four classes for $40 / 5 classes for $50
Free with Centre Card.
From January to May – There will be a drop-in class only on the first Thursday each month.
In this class we will investigate the faults of the mind of anger and how, by developing patient acceptance, we can begin to respond constructively to all of life’s challenges. This class is based on the books Meaningful to Behold and Introduction to Buddhism.
Mindfulness if the art of maintaining peaceful states of mind through the practice of meditation. We will learn how we can bring meaning to all of our daily activities through our practice of mindfulness and alertness. This class is based on the books Meaningful to Behold and Introduction to Buddhism.
In this class, we will use mindfulness and concentration to investigate Buddha’s wisdom teachings. Through meditating on the dream-like nature of phenomena, we can learn to stop grasping at life’s difficulties and problems and in this way develop inner peace and happiness. This class is based on the books Meaningful to Behold and Universal Compassion.
What is inner wealth? Normally everyone regards external wealth such as money, and external conditions as important but Buddhist practitioners believe that internal wealth is more important. Inner wealth makes our mind happy all the time and helps us in this life and in future lives. If we develop inner wealth we will always be happy no matter the external conditions. This class is based on the books Meaningful to Behold and How to Transform Your Life.