Meditation is a method for acquainting our mind with virtue. The more familiar our mind is with virtue, the calmer and more peaceful it becomes. When our mind is peaceful we are free from worries and mental discomfort, and we experience true happiness.

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The support of Sangha – spiritual friends who inspire us by their example, assist us in our practice, and encourage us to follow correct paths – is central to the Buddhist way of life.

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The founder of Buddhism in this world was Buddha Shakyamuni who lived and taught in India some two and a half thousand years ago. Since then millions of people around the world have followed the pure spiritual path he revealed.

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The Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Vajrasattva

On this day, Gen Chogden, Resident Teacher of KMC Maryland,  will grant the blessing empowerment of Vajrasattva, the Buddha of purification, and explain how we can remove negativities and obstacles from our mind that result in our experiencing purity of our mind and our world.

Undoing the Critical Mind

This class will explore why we have a critical mind towards ourselves and others and look at ways we can change this pattern. 

Everyone is welcome.

Releasing the Past, Creating a Happy “Now”

We all have difficulties in our past, but we don’t have to keep carrying them. One saying is, “Don’t look back; you aren’t going that way.”  This course will look at ways to let go of the past and create a happier, more peaceful life.