Sunday, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Jersey City Buddhist Meditation Class

What is True Love? How to Be of Greatest Benefit to Ourselves and Others

This class is offered in-person only

Many of us may spend our life seeking love outside ourselves and pinning our source of happiness on the people who surround us. The result? Relationships that are burdened with the opposite: unhappiness, dissatisfaction, conflict. According to Buddha this is because we often confuse desirous attachment – an unpeaceful, deluded mind – for love. In this series, we will learn how to recognize and reduce our desirous attachment and to replace it with an authentic, true love that produces true happiness. We will train in creating love, rather than trying to find love. This training will allow us to be of greatest benefit to both ourselves and others.

February 25: What is True Love?
March 3: Finding Happiness in True Love
March 10: Creating Love: Developing Equanimity
March 17: Creating Love: Developing Affection
March 24: Developing True Self Love
March 31: Creating Love: Cherishing Others
April 7: Living Beings have No Faults
April 14: Cultivating the energy of True Compassion


Turning Pain into Compassion: Healing Ourselves and Others

What do we do in the face of physical or mental suffering? Do we find ourselves crushed by the weight of our own suffering? Or overwhelmed by the suffering of others? In this series, we will build a foundation for the powerful ancient meditation practice of Taking and Giving (Tonglen). Through Taking and Giving we learn to fearlessly take on our own suffering and that of others through the development of a mind of strong compassion. In doing so, we destroy our own self-cherishing and negativities. We then give happiness to others by developing a mind of wishing love. The Tonglen meditation is a powerful method for healing ourselves and the world around us. Each class in the series works step-by-step to train the component minds of this powerful meditation.

April 21: Healing Ourselves and Others Through Taking and Giving
April 28: Healing Our Future Self
May 5: Healing the World
May 12: Kindness of Mothers: A Special Mother’s Day Meditation, with guest teacher Jessica Rispoli
May 19: Learning to Give Love
May 26: Learning to Give Love to Difficult People
June 2: Destroying the Suffering of Ourselves and Others


Classes include Dharma teachings and guided meditations
They are suitable for both beginners and more advanced practitioners
Each class is self-contained and is also presented as part of a series over 5-6 weeks. Drop into any class you like
No special clothing is required
No pre-registration is necessary
Chairs are supplied
Everyone welcome!






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offered throughout the week
Everyone welcome

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with Sharon Guskin


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11:15am – 12:45pm
with Kadam Morten (1)

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Tuesday Night GP Series
7:00 – 8:00pm


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7:00 – 8:00pm
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Wednesday Night GP Series
7:00 – 8:15pm

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7:00 – 8:00pm


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5:30 – 6:30pm

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11:00am – 12:30pm
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Sunday afternoon GP Series
4:00 – 5:15pm


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offered throughout the week
Everyone welcome!


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