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Sundays | 10-11:15am

October 3 - 31

 

Meditation Toolkit

With KMC Phoenix Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Tabkay

 

Cost: by donation

Online & In-Person

Pre-registration is required
Due to social distancing our seats, we cannot take walk-ins

Seating is limited please email info@meditationinarizona.org if you are not able to attend the In-Person class. 

  

This series consists of a dynamic combination of guided meditation and teaching, all aimed at enabling students to develop their daily practice and become skillful meditation practitioners.
Using instructions given in the texts, How to Understand the Mind and The Mirror of Dharma, Gen Tabkay will explain the mental tools we need to make progress in meditation. The instructions shared during this course are applicable to all meditation levels and will include simple breathing meditation, meditating on the stages of the path (Lamrim) or Buddha’s profound tantric meditations.

Schedule:

October 3 -- Types of meditation and how meditation works 
October 10 -- Essential tools for meditation: concentration, mindfulness and alertness 
October 17 -- The five forces – how to integrate all our daily practices -  part. 1
October 24 -- The five forces – how to integrate all our daily practices -  part. 2
October 31 -- Establishing a regular meditation practice
 

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Sundays | 10-11:15am

November 7 - December 19

 

Craving, Attachment and Addiction

With KMC Phoenix Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Tabkay

 

Cost: by donation

Online & In-Person

Pre-registration is required
Due to social distancing our seats, we cannot take walk-ins

Seating is limited please email info@meditationinarizona.org if you are not able to attend the In-Person class. 

  

Class Summary:

Everyone experiences the pain associated with craving and attachment and many people suffer from some type of addiction. Through exploring Buddha’s profound teachings and meditations we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting that compel us to seek satisfaction from deceptive sources.
 
Whether we struggle with food, drugs, social media, relationships or any form of addictive behavior, this series will consist of talks and guided meditations designed to help you gain insight into the pervasive and painful mental habits of craving, attachment and addiction and gradually transform them into the path of spiritual development.

Schedule:

November 7 -- Finding our own source of peace
November 14 -- Understanding uncontrolled desire
November 21 -- Creating conditions for freedom
November 28 -- Dealing with unpleasant feelings

December 5 -- Force of motivation
December 12 -- Cultivating realistic expectations
December 19 -- Transforming enjoyments
December 26 -- no class
 

December registration links coming soon!

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 many years. Gen Tabkay presents Buddhism and meditation in an accessible and clear way, dedicating himself to bringing peace into the hearts of others.