Weekly Meditation Classes in Sun City West

at Unity Church of Surprise, 14495 W RH Johnson Blvd., Sun City West

With Buddhist monk, Kelsang Tabkay

Wednesdays 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 

by donation

Finding happiness within: Meditations on Universal Compassion


This meditation series will provide a practical and uplifting explanation of how we can transform our day-to-day lives — including even the most difficult and demanding situations — into opportunities for personal spiritual development.


Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Tabkay will explain ancient meditative techniques that have been tried and tested for centuries, making them relevant to our everyday experiences. Each class will include a guided meditation, talk, and time for questions. Everyone is welcome!


September 4 – Understanding Happiness

September 11 – Transforming difficulties

September 18 – Creating the conditions for success in meditation

September 25 – Developing the peace of a good heart (with Guest Teacher Diane Ledger)


October 2 — *No class for opening of world peace temple and international Buddhist festival in Williams, Arizona


October 9 — Identifying the source of suffering

October 16 —Developing gratitude

October 23 — Meditating on exchanging self with others

October 30 — Taking Away Suffering


November 6 — Giving

November 13 — Creating the supreme good heart, Bodhichitta

November 20 — Getting the most out of every moment

November 27 — No class; Thanksgiving Break


December 4 — Relating to our body with wisdom

December 11 — The true nature of our self

December 18 — Seeing everything like a dream

December 25 — No class, holiday break

About the Teacher

Gen Kelsang Tabkay is an American Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix.


He has been a student of Buddhist master, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for many years. Gen Kelsang Tabkay presents Buddhism and meditation in an accessible and clear way, dedicating himself to bringing peace into the hearts of others. 

Class Location: Unity Church of Surprise, 14495 W RH Johnson Blvd.

Sun City West, AZ 85375 


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




LGBTQ+ Friendly and Welcomed! 

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