Weekday Classes at the Dallas Temple

 

Come and enjoy drop-in meditation classes at our newly renovated 8500 square foot downtown Dallas City Temple! The Temple offers an ideal setting to learn about and improve your meditation practice in an inspiring and peaceful environment.

Drop-in classes are offered several times per week and oriented towards those that are new to meditation and Buddhism. Some classes have fees and some are by donation, however no one is ever turned away for lack of funds!

Everyone is welcome!

 

Monday Evening Class

7.30-8.30pm

 
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Meditation For Everyone!

This series of  classes is perfect for beginners and those with some experience already. These classes will  provide:

  • An introduction to meditation

  • Support for starting a regular meditation practice

  • Advice for how to bring mindfulness practice into your daily life

Each class includes two guided meditations, a talk about meditation, and time for Q&A. Although part of a series, each class is stand alone. Drop in at any time. More information can be found below.

Class Topic: Meditation for Daily Life: Meditations on Lamrim

Class is followed by refreshments for those who wish to stay for more conversation.

 

 

Class Costs

$12 | General Fee
$6 | Students & Seniors 60+
Free for Members | Click here to become a Supporting Member
Free for Veterans and First Responders due to a Veterans Fund

Parking

On Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays we validate parking in the Star Parking lot on the corner of Lamar/Laws & Corbin, directly across from the Temple.
Don't pay in lot. Just tell us your space number and we do the rest!

 
 
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Teacher

Fatin Kratochvil has been studying and practicing Kadampa Buddhism for nearly 15 years and is on our Teacher Training Program. She enjoys sharing her love for Buddha's teachings and meditation and finding practical ways to implement the practice into all aspects of her life. During the day Fatin works as a Financial Analyst at a global firm in Dallas. She is married and both she and her partner enjoy volunteering at the center and helping to teach the Buddhism for Kids class.

 

Wednesday Evening Class

7.00- 8.30pm

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Wednesday evening is our main weekday drop-in class with our Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang  Menla.  This class is perfect for beginners! It provides an introduction to meditation and advice for practicing meditation, mindfulness, and applying Buddhist teachings in daily life.

Class includes two guided meditations, a talk on Buddhism for everyday living, and time for Q&A. Although part of a monthly series, each class is stand alone. Drop in at any time. Information on the monthly series can be found below. 


Class is followed by refreshments for those who wish to stay for more conversation.

MONTHLY TOPICS

Teacher

Gen Kelsang Menla has studied under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 20 years and was requested by him to become the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Texas in June 2017. Gen Menla was ordained as a Kadampa Buddhist monk in 2001 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.

 
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Gen Kelsang Menla, Resident Teacher

 

Class Costs

$12 | General Fee
$6 | Students & Seniors 60+
Free for Members | Click here to become a Supporting Member
Free for Veterans and First Responders due to a Veterans Fund

Parking

On Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays we validate parking in the Star Parking lot on the corner of Lamar/Laws & Corbin, directly across from the Temple.
Don't pay in lot. Just tell us your space number and we do the rest!

 

Lunchtime Meditation

Tuesday — Friday
12.15 - 12.45pm

 


Enjoy a mid-day break with brief meditation instruction and a 20 minute guided meditation. 

Teachers
Carol Salerno | Tues  
Renee Adibi-Myers | Wed.
Erica Richardson | Thurs.
Kelsang Tenpa | Fri.

Cost 
By Donation