How do we cope with the uncertainty and instability of our chaotic modern world without getting overwhelmed, angry or living in a constant state of anxiety? In this evening lecture with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Menla, we will explore practical methods for transforming adversity from the point of view of Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditative practice.
In our busy lives meditation is an essential tool for reducing stress and anxiety, creating peace of mind and experiencing a purer form of happiness. Although meditation is very popular it can easily be misunderstood. Especially designed for beginners- everyone is welcome!
The uncertainties, dangers and lack of control that we experience in life can often make us feel worried, anxious or afraid. his seems to be one of our greatest challenges today. Through Buddhist wisdom we can learn how to overcome the causes of anxiety and live without fear. Through developing positive mental habits, in and out of meditation, we can learn to approach life with confidence and eventually come to experience the peace of mental freedom.
En nuestras vidas ocupadas, la meditación es una herramienta esencial para reducir el estrés y la ansiedad, crear paz mental y experimentar una forma más pura de felicidad. Aunque la meditación es muy popular, puede ser fácilmente malentendida. Especialmente diseñado para principiantes, ¡Todo el mundo es bienvenido!
We all want to experience bliss, which by definition is "pure happiness." When our mind is free from negativity and distraction, peace of mind and a purer form of happiness naturally arise from within. This class will introduce Tantra and special visualizations and meditations to create the pure happiness that we desire.
Not understanding the truth of things our mind becomes agitated, unbalanced and unpeaceful. We become like travelers in the desert exhausted from chasing mirages. By gaining experience of the wisdom realizing ultimate truth we can begin to overcome our misperceptions. Through increasing our wisdom we will come to see the equality of all things and experience a state of mind that is very peaceful, comfortable, balanced, and joyful. Join us to learn about Buddha’s illuminating wisdom and how to bring this into everyday life. Everyone welcome!
During this special weekend event, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa will give essential commentary to the practice of The Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land According to Highest Yoga Tantra, including how to make progress on the five stages of Mahamudra. Through listening to and meditating on these instructions, we will deepen our understanding and experience of this rare and precious lineage of teachings given to us by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
We often have trouble letting go of painful events from the past. This affects the quality of our life and the way we respond to our current circumstances. Through practicing mindfulness and meditation we can remove the source of our pain and finally let go, leading to a tremendous feeling of freedom and happiness.
This special class will present some essential teachings on the practice Heart Jewel which is the daily meditation practice done by Kadampa Buddhists worldwide. Through this practice we can purify our mind of negativity, accumulate good fortune, and receive blessings of Buddha.
In this special class, learn about the practice of Arya Tara called The Yoga of the Enlightened Mother Arya Tara. In this context “yoga” refers to the mental yoga or the special Tantric practice of self-generation as Arya Tara. An introduction to the Tantra of Self-Generation will be given and guided meditations contained in the practice will be led by our Resident Teacher.
We spend so much of our time at work, but job pressures and interpersonal conflicts can make this time feel stressful and unrewarding. Through learning how our mind works and following Buddha's practical advice for training our mind, we can transform our difficulties into opportunities for inner growth and development.
Mental yoga is more powerful than physical yoga! Although Tantra is very popular, not many people understand its real meaning. This mini-course will introduce Buddhist Tantra and how we can use special meditations to awaken our vast potential for happiness.
The stages of the path, or Lamrim in Tibetan, is the backbone of Kadampa Buddhism. Lamrim is a special set of spiritual instructions that includes all the essential teachings of Buddha and is also a very accesible and practical guide for successful meditation.
An empowerment is a beautiful guided meditation during which we will receive the blessings of Medicine Buddha, the embodiment of all enlightened healing energy.
Having recently given this talk in Australia, Gen-la Jampa will be speaking at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. At this public talk enjoy a guided meditation and learn simple and effective techniques that will make true happiness your everyday reality!
Led by Gen-la Jampa this weekend course will lead us through the brief yet profound and practical guide to meditation called The Three Principal Aspects of the Path.
Join us at the DMA! Everybody needs to be good-natured with a good heart. If we learn to transform our mind through meditation, then we can transform our life. Gen-la Kelsang Jampa will give this free talk based on the free e-book of the same title!
Join us for this special New Year’s Eve celebration! Enjoy a talk and guided meditation led by Gen Kelsang Menla on creating joy and the great meaning and spiritual potential of our human life, followed by delicious food and drink, and chanted prayers for peace in our world.
In this special Saturday course, Gen-la Jampa will teach us how to live a life of great meaning and altruism through following the compassionate path of a Bodhisattva.
Inspired by our Founder, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, every year people from the southwest US and beyond gather together for this special event. The SWDC will be a wonderful opportunity to receive teachings from the Western US National Spiritual Director, Gen Kelsang Rigpa, and to meet with spiritual friends.
It is a remarkable quality of the mind that we first create objects in our imagination and then bring them into our everyday reality – such as our new Kadampa Buddhist Temple! Everyone is welcome to this public talk to learn how improving our qualities of compassion and wisdom can create peace within our minds.