Study Programs

Foundation Program- Dallas

Begins SUNDAy, Sept. 9th 3.15PM—5.00PM

 

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso giving teachings on the book Universal Compassion on July 28, 2008.

The purpose of the Foundation Program is to provide a systematic presentation of particular subjects of Mahayana Buddhism to enable practitioners to deepen their knowledge and experience of the spiritual path. Each class includes chanted prayers to prepare the mind for the teaching, a guided meditation, a teaching, group discussion, and discussion and questions. 

Click here to watch a wonderful and inspiring 4 minute video on Foundation Program created by KMC NYC. 

A UNIQUE STUDY PROGRAM

Foundation Program gives you the opportunity to engage in a structured study and meditation program on the essential teachings of the Buddhist spiritual path right here at KMC Texas.

The purpose of the Foundation Program is to provide a systematic presentation of particular subjects of Mahayana Buddhism to enable people to deepen their knowledge and experience of Buddhism. It consists of regular teachings and meditation, systematic study, and group discussion. In this way we can gain authentic experience of the Dharma while still maintaining our contemporary lifestyle.

By studying on this program we shall gain great confidence in meditation – from basic techniques for overcoming our everyday problems to practices leading to unsurpassed happiness and permanent inner peace. Warm friendships develop as students inspire each other, sharing insights and experiences of the spiritual path. In this way we are able to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of Buddha’s teachings, maintain a daily meditation practice that is both focused and powerful, and make genuine spiritual progress.

This is an in depth study program and not a drop-in class. Enrollment is required. For an introduction please attend our drop-in classes.

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About the Book

Beginning Sunday, September 9, 2018: Universal Compassion

In this inspiring explanation of the popular Buddhist poem Training the Mind in Seven Points, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso explains powerful methods to develop unconditional love and compassion. We will also learn practical methods to transform even our most demanding and difficult day-to-day problems into opportunities for spiritual growth. If you are interested in learning more about this program just get in touch. 

Teacher: Gen Kelsang Menla

Cost

$50 | Monthly
By becoming a Basic Member at $50 a month you can attend Foundation Program or Teacher Training Program. To become a member click here!


Teacher Training Program

SUNDAY 6.00PM —8.00PM & THURSDAY 7.00PM—9.00PM

Begins: Sept. 6th

 
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The purpose of the Teacher Training Program is to provide an extensive presentation of particular subjects of Mahayana Buddhism to enable practitioners to deepen their knowledge and experience of Buddhism, and to train as qualified New Kadampa Tradition teachers. 

The program is comprised of twelve subjects, based on Buddha’s Sutra and Tantra teachings and corresponding commentaries by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. 

This is not a drop-in class. Enrollment is required and you must attend both evening classes.  If you are interested in learning more about this program just get in touch. 

Current Book: Tantric Grounds and Paths

Although there is great interest in Tantra, not many people understand its real meaning. In this extraordinary book the profound mysteries of Tantra are revealed to the modern world, in particular the generation and completion stages of Highest Yoga Tantra.

Teachers: Gen Kelsang Menla

Cost

$50 | Monthly
By becoming a Basic Member at $50 a month you can attend Foundation Program or Teacher Training Program. To become a member click here!