Jersey City Meditation and Buddhism

Guided Meditation & Teaching

Weekly Classes in Jersey City

Sunday & Wednesday Classes

Every Sunday at 11:30am – 1:00pm
Every Wednesday at 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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Sunday Classes

Every Sunday at 11:30am – 1:00pm
with France Roymeditation buddhism jersey city
at Barrow Mansion
83 Wayne St, Jersey City, NJ
$10 | Free for Supporting Members

How to Transform Your Life

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 4      Guarding our Mind
  • June 11      The Concentration of Tranquil Abiding
  • June 18      Following an Inner Path of Wisdom
  • June 25       No Class
  • July 2      Summer Break for Sunday class. Resumes in September.


Wednesday Classes

Every Wednesday at 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Justine Volesko Buddhist meditation teacher in Jersey City

with Justine Volesko
at St Matthews Lutheran Church (Next to Barrow Mansion)
85 Wayne St, Jersey City, NJ
$10 | Free for Supporting Members

The Healing Meditation of Taking and Giving

Buddha taught the sublime meditation known as taking or giving, or tonglen in Tibetan, as a special method for healing body and mind, transforming problems and developing the fearless open heart of a Bodhisattva on the path to enlightenment. In this meditation series Justine and France will explain this meditation and guide us into an experience of its transformative power. In particular we will learn how we can use it many different circumstances to help us deal creatively and skillfully with the difficulties that we encounter in our life.

  • June 28         Healing Meditation on Taking and Giving
  • July 5            Healing Ourselves
  • July 12          Fearless Open Heart
  • July 19          Transforming Problems
  • July 26         Giving Joy with France Roy
  • Aug 2            Heart of Kindness
  • Aug 9           Joyful Energy with France Roy
  • Aug 16         Improving Mindfulness and Concentration with France Roy
  • Aug 23        Transforming through Wisdom with France Roy
  • Aug 30        No Class
  • Sept 5         No Class
  • Sept 13       New Series Begins

Each class will consist of guided meditations and clear explanations, as well as an opportunity to ask questions. Everyone welcome!


About Our Classes

Jersey City meditation and Buddhism classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners.  These classes offer meditation techniques and teachings on the fundamentals of Buddhism, with an emphasis on their practical application in everyday life.

Although these meditation classes are given as a series, they 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.

Sundays –
Barrow Mansion; 83 Wayne St Jersey City, NJ 07302
Wednesdays – St Matthews Lutheran Church (next to Barrow Mansion);
85 Wayne St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

5 minutes walking distance from Grove Street station. From New York City: Take PATH train to Grove Street Station. Exit station onto Grove Street. Walk straight down Christopher Columbus Drive to Barrow Street, turn left into Barrow Street. Turn right into Wayne Street. Barrow Mansion (Sunday classes) is the house with the white columns on the left. St Matthews Church (Wednesday classes) is just next door.

For more information call: (212) 924-6706