This series will be taught by Kadam Morten and Kadam Lucy

Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30pm

The Three Principal Aspects of the Path

The Third Aspect: The Correct View of Emptiness

Followed by optional Zoom discussions 5 minutes after class (details below)

This class is rebroadcast on Friday at 11:15am (sold separately)

But even though you may be
acquainted with renunciation and
If you do not possess the wisdom
realizing the way things really are,
You will not be able to cut the root of
Therefore strive in the means for
realizing dependent relationship.

We are continuing our exploration of The Three Principal Aspects of the Path, the legendary brief poem composed 600 years ago by the extraordinary Spiritual Guide and founder of the New Kadampa lineage, Je Tsongkhapa. In merely 15 verses, Je Tsongkhapa distills the vastness of the Buddhist stages of the path to enlightenment to three essential realizations, or experiential understandings. Gaining experience of these three –  renunciation, bodhichitta, and the wisdom realizing emptiness – will give us the psychological and spiritual tools we need to transform every aspect of our life into our spiritual path, confidently and joyfully. Kadam Morten will take us on a spiritual journey step-by-step through the development of each of these three understandings, based on the commentary by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in his most recent book, The Mirror of Dharma (with Additions). Through talks and guided meditations, Kadam Morten will take us into the heart of these teachings so that we can gain practical experience of these revolutionizing insights for ourselves. This is the perfect follow-on from the previous series, but also an excellent starting point for those less familiar with Buddhist practice.

In this series, we will be exploring how to train in the wisdom that realizes the true nature of reality, emptiness. The topic of emptiness is profound. Through gaining experience of it we are able to let go of all those internal obstacles that hold us back from becoming who we really wish to be. Indeed, gaining a deep realization of emptiness has the power to liberate us from suffering altogether and to help us to actualize our highest potential, enlightenment.

Everyone welcome.

January 6: How Wisdom Frees Us From All Problems
January 13: The Union of Appearance and Emptiness
January 20: Meditation on Dependent Relationship with Kadam Lucy
January 27: The Endless Space of Emptiness with Kadam Lucy
February 3: The Magical Path with Kadam Lucy
February 10: Freedom from the Two Extremes
February 17: Accomplishing the Final Goal



Our general program classes include Dharma teachings along with guided meditations
Each class is self-contained and is also presented as part of a series. Drop into any class you like
These classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners
No special clothing is required
Everyone welcome!
Read our online and in person class terms and conditions
Headphones are available for those who are hard of hearing. Please contact [email protected] to reserve a pair
Please see our current Covid-19 guidelines here


Offered In Person and Online




Kadampa Meditation Center Williamsburg Branch

Meditation and Buddhism classes
offered throughout the week
Everyone welcome


The Power to Change

Monday Night GP Series
7:00 – 8:30pm
with Kadam Morten


The Power to Change

Tuesday Morning GP Series
11:15am – 12:45pm
with Kadam Morten


Reality Check

Tuesday Night GP Series
7:00 – 8:00pm


Williamsburg General Program Class

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


The Three Principal Aspects of the Path

Friday Morning GP Series
11:15am – 12:45pm
with Kadam Morten


New Series: Freedom from Painful Emotions

Friday Night GP Series
5:30 – 6:30pm


Dharma for Night Owls

Friday Late Night GP Series
10:00 – 11:00pm


Awakening Our Spiritual Potential

Sunday Morning GP Series
11:00am – 12:30pm
with Kadam Morten


Awakening Our Spiritual Potential

Sunday Evening GP Series
7:00 – 8:30pm
with Kadam Morten


New Branch! Long Island City Buddhist Meditation Class

Thursday General Program Class
7:00 – 8:00pm
with Henry Green


Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times

Sunday afternoon GP Series
4:00 – 5:15pm


Jersey City Buddhist Meditation Class

Sunday General Program Class
11:30am – 1:00pm
with Kelly Goedert