Guided Meditations & Teachings

7:00 – 8:30pm
$15 | Free for Supporting Members
Each class is self contained, pre-registration not required.

Kadampa Meditation Center NYC
127 West 24th Street, New York, NY
(Entrance on street-level, between 6th and 7th Ave.)

Kadam Morten Cluasen

Kadam Morten Clausen, Resident Teacher at KMC-NYC, Eastern US National Spiritual Director for the New Kadampa Tradition

How to Transform Your Life

with Kadam Morten

A series of classes based on Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s newly published How to Transform Your Life. This practical manual for daily life shows how we can develop authentic inner peace, overcome daily problems and bring about positive changes in our life that enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness. Each class consists of guided meditations and clear explanations, as well as an opportunity to ask questions.

  • June 5         Freedom from the Actual Problem with France Roy
  • June 12        Understanding the Root Cause of Suffering with Kadam Morten
  • June 19        Liberation from Suffering with Kadam Morten
  • June 26       Path to Freedom with Kadam Morten

Freedom from Painful Emotions

According to Buddha our suffering comes about due to the uncontrolled and painful states of mind, known as the delusions. During our summer term, we will be focusing on Buddha’s illuminating teachings on these painful minds and how to overcome them. In each session we will focus on how to deal with a particular delusion, learning practical methods to reduce its hold on us and in this way allowing us to experience a deep and satisfying emotional freedom. As our delusions diminish we draw closer to the person we wish to be, a joyful, confident and loving person. Everyone welcome.

  • July 3        How Attachment Sets Us Up for Suffering with Adam Seessel
  • July 10      Increasing Love and Enjoyment through Reducing Attachment with Adam Seessel
  • July 17       Letting Go of Anger with Adam Seessel
  • July 24       Transforming Conflict and Problems with a Calm Mind with Adam Seessel
  • July 31        Increasing Confidence, Eliminating Insecurity with France Roy
  • Aug 7          Connecting to Others through Reducing Jealousy and Envy with France Roy
  • Aug 14        Cultivating a Giving Heart with France Roy
  • Aug 21         Overcoming Depression and Low Self-Esteem with France Roy
  • Aug 28        Freedom from Worry and Agitation with France Roy
  • Sept 4         Letting Go of our Limited Self with TBD

Weekly guided meditations and Buddhist teachings are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners. General meditation classes are given as a series, but can also be taken individually.

Please feel free to drop in on a class-by-class basis. Classes are held every week unless otherwise stated.

No special clothing is required. No pre-registration required.

About Kadampa Meditation Center NYC

Located in the heart of Chelsea, Kadampa Meditation Center NYC provides meditation classes and teachings throughout NYC and the greater New York area.

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We offer evening classes on Mondays, TuesdaysWednesdaysThursdays, and Fridays, and morning classes on Tuesdays, and Sundays that are suitable for newcomers. Our lunchtime meditations and after-work meditations are only a half-hour long and a great way to get a taste of meditation. We also have monthly introductory classes, Awakening the Heart and How to Meditate, as well as regular day and weekend meditation courses and retreats.