With Kadam Morten

When: Saturday, April 4th at 10am – 1pm
Where: Kadampa Meditation Center, 127 W 24th Street, New York, NY
Cost: $12 per session | $20 for both sessions | Free for supporting members

An introduction to the special purification practice done annually to celebrate Buddha’s Enlightenment Day, April 15th. Because the essence of the Buddhist path is compassion, in this practice, which involves a short fast and the practice of prostrations, we purify our mind fully by meditating extensively on compassion.

Kadam Morten will explain the various components of this ancient and powerful practice: how we can purify negative karma, prostrations to the Buddha of Compassion, Avalokiteshvara, the eight Mahayana precepts and mantra recitation. Kadam Morten will then guide a meditation on the Buddha of Compassion.

10 – 11:30am     Explanation of Enlightenment Day practice
12 – 1pm             Guided Buddha of Compassion practice
Please note: The precepts and fasting retreat will take place the following Friday & Saturday on April 10th & 11th. 

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 meditation classes on Mondays, TuesdaysWednesdaysThursdays, and Fridays, and morning meditation classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays 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.