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Creating Peace: A Free Public Talk

  • Dallas Museum of Art- Horchow Auditorium 1717 North Harwood Street Dallas, TX, 75201 United States (map)

It’s our 10 year anniversary of this special event!


Enjoy a free talk and three simple meditations with American Buddhist Monk Gen Kelsang Menla. Delicious lunches are available in the museum’s cafe or just across the street from the many food trucks at Klyde Warren Park. Free self-guided tours of the Asian Art Collection will be available before and after the talk. Enjoy a delightful day out at the DMA!

Pre-registration closes at 2pm Friday 1/25/19. To guarantee your spot, arrive by 1:45pm on Saturday as we will open up empty seats to walk-ins at that time.
This event is free but if you wish to make a donation to cover the cost of publicity, you may do so when you register. Thank you for your support!

About the Talk

Creating Peace


We all want to experience peace within our mind, peace in our life, and peace in our world. Yet sometimes due to the busyness and stresses of life and the conflict in our societies, it can be hard to see how this is possible. Gen Kelsang Menla will share some clear and practical Buddhist teachings and meditations that will show us the possibility of true peace and happiness. You will learn about:

  • Three meditations that everyone can do

  • Creating a good heart and good karma

  • The peace and meaning of the Buddha image

By discovering peace within ourselves we can gradually bring about peace in our families, in our life, and in our world. Join us for this inspiring event dedicated to creating inner and outer happiness for all!

Gen Menla will draw from the inspiring and enlightening book The New Meditation Handbook and the meditation audio series, Living Meditation.

About the Speaker


Gen Kelsang Menla is an American Buddhist Monk and has studied under the guidance of the renowned Buddhist Teacher Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 20 years. Gen Menla was requested by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso to become the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Texas in June 2017. Ordained as a Kadampa Buddhist monk in 2001, Gen Menla and has worked and taught within the New Kadampa Tradition for many years. He brings a warm heart and joyful attitude to sharing Buddha’s teachings and the practice of meditation.


Open House -Meet the Teacher! : 4-6:00pm

Enjoyed what you heard at the talk? Never been to visit our Dallas temple location? Join us for our open house event, welcoming the general public and new friends to our beautiful downtown Buddhist temple! Enjoy refreshments, tours of the temple and guided meditations.

We are located in the West End, opposite the Dallas World Aquarium. It’s just a 10-15 minute walk from the DMA. The address is: KMC Texas, 1875 Laws Street, Dallas TX 75202

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