The Healing Power of Meditation
A half-day course with Gen Kelsang Rigpa, the Western US National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition, and resident teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center, Hollywood
Saturday, May 4, 2019 with Gen Kelsang Rigpa
Time: 10:30am – 11:45pm | 12:15 – 1:30pm*, plus optional Q&A in the atrium
Location: Kadampa Meditation Center, 127 W. 24th Street, New York, NY
Our mind is our greatest healer. Discover how to actualize your potential to overcome all mental pain, sorrow, loss, physical suffering, illness, and disease through one of the most renowned ancient meditations taught by Buddha, known as “taking and giving.”
Learn how to transform the simple act of breathing into a powerful healing practice that causes mental peace and happiness, improves concentration, enhances your love, compassion, and wisdom, and brings great meaning to your life.
Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition, and resident teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center in Hollywood, CA. Gen Rigpa is a highly qualified teacher who has been studying and practicing Buddhism for almost two decades. He teaches classes, workshops, and leads retreats all over the country.
A follow-up half-day retreat will be offered on May 11 with Julie Stewart. Julie is a long-time practitioner of meditation through the New Kadampa Tradition. She first started attending classes in England and upon relocating to New York, began studying at Kadampa Meditation Center NYC.
*It is recommended that you attend the course in its entirety. Per-session registration is not available online, but walk-ins are welcome for those who cannot attend both sessions (Course sessions are $15 each. Retreat sessions are $12 each)
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.
We offer evening meditation classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and morning meditation 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 a monthly introductory classes, Learn the Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation, and on occasional weekends Awakening the Heart, as well as regular day and weekend meditation courses and retreats.