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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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.
- Apr 8 No Class Due to Country Retreat
- Apr 15 The Supreme Good Heart
- Apr 22 The Key to our Own Enlightenment
- Apr 29 How to Become a Modern Bodhisattva
Every Wednesday at 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Awakening Our Potential
We all have an extraordinary potential for enlightenment – a state of limitless peace, love and wisdom through which we can be of immeasurable benefit to others and to our world. The best way to awaken and actualize this potential is to emulate the life of a bodhisattva, a being committed to attaining enlightenment for the sake of all living beings. In this course we will learn how we can make our own present life resemble the life of a bodhisattva and thereby awaken our own extraordinary potential. In particular we will learn some of the special practices of a Bodhisattvas such as the six perfections and the amazing practice of taking and giving.
- Mar 28 Taking and Giving
- Apr 11 Living with an Open, Good Heart
- Apr 18 Tuning into Enlightenment
- Apr 25 Living as a Hero
- May 2 Freedom Through Wisdom
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