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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Every Sunday at 11:30am – 1:00pm
with France Roy
at Barrow Mansion
83 Wayne St, Jersey City, NJ
Developing True Love
What is true love? Is it just an ideal or is it something we can realistically experience? According to the ancient wisdom and practice of Buddha, true love is not something we ‘fall’ into. It’s a beautiful state of being that we cultivate through training the mind. This series of talks and guided meditations will take us on a step-by-step journey into the profound, expansive and joyful mind of love. By actually mixing our mind with true love in deep meditation, and then carrying that experience with us in our daily life, all our relationships will become more meaningful and harmonious, and we will discover within ourselves something extraordinary – our capacity for true, unconditional and universal love.
These classes are based on an ancient Kadampa Buddhist text called, Training in the Mind in Seven Points, according to the modern Buddhist commentary contained in Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s wonderful book, Universal Compassion.
- Feb 10: The Wisdom of Love
- Feb 17: The Life Transforming Power of Compassion
- Feb 24: Healing Ourselves for Others
Although it’s most beneficial to engage in the whole series, you are welcome to drop in for a class whenever you wish.
Every Wednesday at 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Becoming the Person You Wish To Be
A series of talks through which we deepen our experience of the confidence to change. By applying Buddha’s profound and practical teachings on the mind and meditation we learn to connect to our extraordinary potential for change. By applying these skillful methods we can let go our insecurities and progress towards becoming the kind, effective and joyful person we all wish to be.
- Feb 20: The Wisdom to Let Go
- Feb 27: Opening the Heart to Life
- March 6: NEW SERIES
Each class will consist of guided meditations and clear explanations, as well as an opportunity to ask questions. Everyone welcome!
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
Directions: 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