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The Yoga of Happiness Day Retreat: Meditation & Mental Flexibility

  • Kadampa Meditation Center Texas 1875 Laws Street Dallas, TX, 75202 United States (map)

We all want to be more mentally flexible, peaceful, and happy. Through practicing a meditation called the Yoga of Exchanging Self with Others we can learn how to see things from others point of view and overcome any hard feelings we have. Through this practice of mental yoga, we can also gain a deeper understanding of and empathy for others. In this way we will create greater happiness and harmony in our various relationships and interactions in daily life.

The path to enlightenment is really very simple. All we need to do is stop cherishing ourself and learn to cherish others. All other spiritual realizations will naturally follow from this.
— Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, The New Eight Steps to Happiness

Gen Menla will give teachings and guide meditations on the practice of Exchanging Self with Others.  This yoga is one of the most important and practical of all Buddha’s teachings.



Gen Kelsang Menla was ordained as a Kadampa Buddhist monk in 2001 and has taught Kadampa Buddhism since that time. Gen Menla has also completed temple renovation projects in Baltimore, Albuquerque and our own temple here in Dallas. He brings a warm heart and joyful attitude to sharing Buddha’s teachings and the practice of meditation.


Session 1: 10:00am – 11:30am   
Break: 11:30am – 12:00pm   
Session 2: 12:00 – 1:00pm      
Break: 1:00pm– 2:30pm      
Session 3 : 2:30pm – 4:00pm       


Walk-Ins always welcome!
$40 for 3 sessions
Sponsor | Benefactor Members Free

Earlier Event: April 21
Learning to Let Go
Later Event: April 27
US National Kadampa Festival