Current series --

The Mediation Toolkit: 5 Minds to Harness for Happiness

Mondays 7 - 8:30pm

$10 per class, or free for monthly members


To be deeply happy, we need to develop our inner peace systematically through the practice of meditation. In order to meditate, we need to understand the parts of our mind and how we can harness them in meditation and special ways of thinking to develop this happiness. In this series, Buddhist monk and Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Tabkay will explain five minds we can harness for our meditation practice.


This series will be based on the book How to Understand the Mind by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Each class includes a relaxing breathing meditation, a teaching, a contemplative meditation, and a closing dedication. Each class can be attended individually or as a series.


6 -- Getting to know your mind

13 -- Clear sky mind - Working with feelings

20 -- How our mind creates our reality -- with guest Teacher Geronimo Esparza

27 -- Creating our best self with our intentions



3 -- Harnessing your attention


About the Teacher

Gen Kelsang Tabkay is a Kadampa Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix. He has been a student of contemporary Buddhist Master Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 13 years, having received empowerments and lineage blessings directly from him. Gen Tabkay presents Buddhism and meditation in an accessible and clear way, dedicating himself to bringing peace into the hearts of others. He was previously the Education Program Coordinator and Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center South Carolina.

Next series

Meditation Toolkit -- 

Fundamentals of Successful Meditation


Anyone can learn to meditate and develop the peace in their mind. In this meditation-based series, we will be exploring to fundamentals of successful meditation based on the revolutionary book How to Understand the Mind by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. It offers a deep insight into our mind and shows how an understanding of its nature and functions can be used practically in everyday experience to improve our lives.


10 -- How to make progress by examining our wishes

17 -- Mindfulness - the life force of meditation

24 -- Deepening concentration, deepening peace



2 -- Solving our problems with wisdom

Venue Location: 
Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix
614 East Townley Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix


Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix  is a non-profit organization established to bring inner peace to our busy, hectic lives. Through practicing the methods taught, everyone can discover lasting happiness from within.


614 East Townley Ave

Phoenix AZ 85020



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