Fort Worth Branch

Sunday Morning: 10:30-11:30am

The Women’s Club Of Fort Worth | 1316 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104

We also have a classes on:
Tuesday 7:00-8:30pm at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Click above to learn more.

The Women’s Club of Fort Worth  1316 Pennsylvania Ave. | Fort Worth, TX 76104  Enter from South Ballinger St.

What to Expect

Each class is perfect for beginners! They provide an introduction to meditation and support for starting to practice 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. You can drop in at any time. Information on the monthly series can be found below.


MONTHLY TOPICS

MAY

Creating Stillness Within

Week 1: Meditation Practice For Inner Peace — Disengage your mind from the busyness of everyday life and learn to abide in peace.

Week 2: Balanced Body & Mind — Developing a special meditation for a healthy body and mind.

No class on May 19. Students are encouraged to attend the Inner Strength special course taught by Gen-la Jampa in Dallas.

Week 3: Finding Clarity — What is the mind? This class is an exploration of the mind, it's clear nature, and how it functions in our life.

Week 4: A Peaceful Mind — From where do thoughts come and where do they go? This class is an exploration of the root mind, our heart-centered awareness. By learning to control our thoughts and connect with our peaceful heart, we can move swiftly along the spiritual path.

June

Meditation from the Heart: A Practical Guide

Week 1: Following qualified instructions — Why we need to rely upon an authentic teacher and teachings.

Week 2: Integrating Mindfulness and Mantra — A daily practice both in and out of meditation to achieve a purification of our state of mind.

Weeks 3, 4 & 5: Wise Advice for Life — Buddhist wisdom for a happy and meaningful life based on Advice from Atisha's heart, an inspiring and time-honored text.

The New Meditation Handbook

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Both the May and June Series are based on The New Meditation Handbook. This book is a practical guide to meditation that teaches us how to make ourself and others happy by developing inner peace, and in this way making our lives more meaningful. The 21 meditations presented in this book are spiritual methods to control our mind and experience lasting inner peace. This extremely practical guide is an indispensable handbook for those seeking happiness and meaning in their lives.

Learn more about the 21 meditations here.


 

Enjoy this teaching given by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso during the International Kadampa Spring Festival 2009.
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http://kadampa.org

 

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Teacher

John McKethan has been studying and practicing for over 14 years and during that time has taught at several of our Metroplex locations. He brings a light-hearted yet sincere approach to teaching so that meditation and Buddhism is accessible for everyone. John currently teaches the Ft. Worth Sunday morning class. John is an executive with a technology company and has lived in Dallas/Ft.Worth for 50+ years. 

 
 

 

Cost  

By Suggested Donation on Sundays
$10-$15 |No one turned away for lack of funds
Free for members
Walk-Ins always  welcome!